Beating Lameness! A Journey to Sound Functional Horse Movement

Do you have a horse which has struggled with soundness despite much investigation and much professional help? Perhaps looking at the entire horse and its functional movement patterns is the answer.  Here an owner who has started on the journey of the ARR Functional Movement Training taught by Klaus and Gabrielle Schoeneich from Germany shares […]

Ten Tips for Healthy Horse Feeding in Winter

Winter horse feeding to make sure your horse has the right balance of nutrients will ensure your horse keeps healthy and active throughout the long dark months. Calories are often the easy part of horse feeding but how do you know what nutrients and at what level they are needed in the daily diet to […]

Should you Feed Adlib Hay to horses and ponies?

Do you have a horse which is a good doer? Do you wonder whether to feed adlib hay or whether you should be restricting hay and feeding at a weight level suitable for your horse? Here Forageplus discusses the issue of whether you should give your horse access to free choice hay. There has been […]

My horse is sensitive to sugar levels, what information will forage analysis give me?

If your horse is sensitive to sugar and starch levels Forageplus™ can answer your questions about how a nutritional forage analysis can help you manage horses and ponies prone to laminitis. Carrying out a nutritional analysis can be a crucial factor in helping manage horses which are sensitive to sugar and starch levels in their […]

Will there always be enough protein in horse diets?

Many owners ask the question ‘Is there enough protein in horse diets’? If you want to find out more about protein for horses then Forageplus™ can answer your questions. It is impossible to tell what the level of protein is in your horse grass, hay or haylage by just looking at it. Forage protein levels […]

Endocrinopathic Laminitis by Dr Jaini Clougher

Laminitis is a devastating condition that can wreak havoc with any horse. However, laminitis doesn’t always appear as the classic, rocked-back laminitic stance and bounding digital pulses. Low-grade laminitis can smolder away with symptoms that are often not recognized by the owner. A horse with low-grade laminitis is not only in pain and has compromised […]

Schoeneich Functional Horse Training – UK 2018

For over 25 years the Schoeneich’s have taught their system of functional horse training at the Centre for Anatomically Correct Horsemanship in Germany and returned hundreds of lame horses to soundness through using movement as physiotherapy. This clinic aims to look at functional movement patterns in the horse and how training for correct functional movement […]

Reasons to test hay, haylage and grass for your horse

Winter is here and now hay or haylage starts to become the most important part of your horses diet. Perhaps you are feeding a meadow hay, that looks and smells fresh, is clean without mould, has little dust (if it is hay) and has been harvested during a nice dry spell without being rained upon. […]