Do you have enough or too much energy?

The relationship with energy is always a tricky one. Dietary energy is basically a measure of the calories consumed which can be in different forms, water soluble (sugars) and structural or non-soluble. Many of us may find that during the summer our horses and ponies have either too much energy, and can show fizzy behaviour, … Continued

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Spring Management Nutrition Checklist

Many of us are now fortunate enough to have now been greeted with some grass. You may already be restricting grazing to manage weight gain and sugar intake. Obesity can affect all breeds, ages and types of horse and pony. Controlling weight and feed intake, through grass or feed we provide is critical, but also … Continued

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Feed for Need – Condition

We are finally heading out of winter, the sunshine has arrived (for now!) though there is some grass emerging, many horse owners are struggling with their horses condition, having had an extensive cold, wet winter has impacted the grass growth. Ensuring your horses have access to great levels of quality forage is our first point … Continued

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Spotlight on Keyflow’s BlackType Racing Feeds

Feeding the racehorse is an art as well as a science. When it comes to nutritional requirements racehorses must be prepared for optimum performance and in peak health. Gut health must be considered, and promoted just as significantly as musculoskeletal health as often unbeknown to the eye, it will directly influence nutrient uptake and performance. … Continued

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Feeding for Fertility

The last week has seen a little promise that Spring is here. We have welcomed some early Keyflow foals already and we look forward to seeing more as we move through the foaling season. Through our advice line we are also supporting owners and breeders with nutrition advice for broodmares and breeding stallions.  We are … Continued

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Getting Back Out There

As the lockdown is due to ease, many of us are looking forward to taking our horses out and about, whether that’s for some training at a clinic, the first competition of the season, or a fun ride to the beach! Our experienced team of feed technical nutritional advisors are gearing up for a busy … Continued

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How is your Golden Oldie coping after winter?

Managing a veteran horse can be a real challenge. OAP’s (Old Age Ponies, and horses) deserve the very best of care and require a huge commitment and attention to detail. Some horses require extra care and more support than others. We have developed the Keyflow Golden Oldies Checklist- to help you to ensure that the … Continued

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Lung Function and Performance

The horse’s lungs will inhale and exhale up to 2000 litres of air in a 5 furlong race.  Around 70% of the energy production will be anaerobic, whereas in a horse running over a longer distance, up to 90% will be anaerobic.  The process of anaerobic respiration is very fast, but inefficient, and it can … Continued

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