Tip 4: Persistence pays off

Horses are a little bit like children, they need to be guided in the right direction with what they eat. If they are left to choose for themselves they will almost always go for what is the sweetest, or not eat something healthy because ‘they don’t like it’. Perhaps more than any other time of the year, … Continued

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Tip 3 Fill the energy gap

Winter feeding tip # 3 – Fill the energy gap!  It’s cold! Horses use significantly more energy when it’s cold and if we don’t make sure they are receiving the right amount of energy in their diet, they will lose weight, particularly the sensitive types.     In addition to this grass doesn’t like the cold, so it’s growing rate slows down significantly. This … Continued

Winter Feeding Tip

Tip 1 Why you should feed hay on the floor

Feeding in winter is an art, keeping your horse full of health through the coldest months of the year is challenging but we’re here to help.  Our tip is to feed hay/haylage from the floor where possible Biomechanically, horses are designed to have their heads down when they eat. Grass grows on the ground and so for a … Continued

Winter Feeding Tip

Keyflow Launches Glyphosate Residue Testing Program

Keyflow Statement for soya hull GM status and pesticide/glyphosate residues A note from our MD, Cam Price… Keyflow’s mantra and ethos is ‘through health, comes performance’. We take pride in our products and in the way they are made. We work with some of the most respected and trusted equine nutritionists in the world to … Continued

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Stomach Ulcers in Thoroughbreds – “Prevention is better than Cure”

By Hadden Frost, Keyflow Technical Sales Manager and experienced and respected horseman.   Stomach Ulcers in Thoroughbreds – “Prevention is the best cure” Thoroughbreds are incredible creatures – they have been trained and bred over hundreds of years to become finely tuned athletes, designed for performance, particularly in racing. It’s this athleticism and trainability which … Continued

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Keyflow & the BETA NOPS Scheme

Keyflow Feeds are proud to be a part of the BETA NOPS Assurance Scheme, put in place by BETA to help minimise the risk of Naturally Occurring Prohibited Substances (NOPS) in equine feed. To become a part of the BETA NOPS Assurance Scheme, our company, as well as our suppliers and partners must adhere to … Continued

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A Guide To Winter-Feeding

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.

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