By: Dr Catherine Dunnett BSc, PhD, R.Nutr With colder weather potentially on the way and possibly snow in the coming months, many horses and ponies will no doubt benefit from some extra forage and concentrate feed to help keep them in good condition through the remaining winter months.
Follow Keyflow on twitter @keyflow or on facebook.com/keyflowuk for updates. Subscribe to Equimail by entering your email into the box in the right hand column of this page. Author: Cam Price, Managing Director and co-founder of Keyflow®. Follow @camwprice on twitter. Feed is one of the largest and most consistent expenses that the modern day horse owner faces. Horses are large animals … Continued
Steam Extrusion – the Technology Behind the Feeds By: Dr Catherine Dunnett BSc, PhD, R.Nutr Steam extrusion is a relative new process in equine feed manufacture, although it has been used for cats and dogs and indeed our own food for longer. Steam extrusion involves the cooking of a mixture of ingredients and the formation … Continued
By: Louise Scott BSc (Hons) Laminitis is a very painful condition and is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses. Laminitis is the inflammation of the laminae, where the horse’s hoof pulls away from the wall. The laminae usually holds the pedal bone in place of the hoof, so as the laminae … Continued
Keyflow Feeds is pleased to invite 24-year old event rider, Danielle Dunn, to their ‘Flow’ developmental sponsorship program. Danielle joins a talented team of up-and-coming equestrians across a variety of disciplines and the top international ‘Key’ riders all of which compete at the highest level of the sport. The riders receive not only premium nutrition … Continued
With the eventing season in full flow, we chat with sponsored rider, Ben Leathers, about what he’s up to. 1. How many horses do you have in work at the moment? I currently have 3 horses in competition with a further 3/4 that I train for owners. 2. Where are you based and what’s the … Continued
By: Dr Catherine Dunnett BSc, PhD, R.Nutr Dietary protein is one of the most talked about elements of a horses’ diet. Whilst the level of protein in the diet is important for growth and repair, it is the least important source of energy to an athletic horse when compared to starch, fibre and oil. Our fixation with protein has over the years led to its excessive intake being cited as the cause of many ‘ills’ in horses. This reputation is largely undeserved, as protein intake per se is unlikely to be the major culprit.
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By: Louise Scott BSc (Hons) – Keyflow Junior Nutritionist When feeding horses it is easy to forget that often ‘less is more’ in terms of concentrates and to overlook the importance of fibre in a horses’ diet. Horses are naturally trickle feeders designed to have a constant flow of fibre running through their digestive tract, … Continued
Son of Show Jumping royalty, Keyflow rider Jack Whitaker, is taking on the circuit with full force. At only 15 years old, Jack juggles his school work with riding and travelling the world to compete alongside his Dad, Michael Whitaker. With an extremely promising future ahead, we chat to Jack about what he’s been up to … Continued