Feeding the Ex-Racehorse

We have a lot of enquiries from people seeking advice on feeding their ex-racehorse. Whilst in training, many racehorses have a fairly low intake of hay or haylage  and become accustomed to a high volume of high energy compound feed, since this is required for the training and the level of work they are in. … Continued

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Early Autumn Considerations

During the change of season there are several considerations to think about when feeding your horse or pony. At this time of year you need to pay close attention to the growth and quality of your pasture or grazing. This is particularly important for young and old horses, especially where there has been more grass … Continued

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Weaning or Prepping?

Despite a change in the weather we are in the middle of ‘summer’! Depending upon the number of youngstock you have, and your breeding programme, you may be thinking about introducing or increasing hard feed ready for weaning or you may be in the middle of prepping your youngstock for forthcoming sales. Have you heard … Continued

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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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