Latest Equine Nutrition Articles

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Briony Witherow, has practical nutritional advice for preventing and managing laminitis Whether you’re managing a horse

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Negligent shetland pony owner jailed for cruelty and neglect

A Shetland pony owner hiding behind a ‘veneer of respectability’ has been jailed for 12

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How can we prevent gastric ulcers in horses?

Briony Witherow looks at the nutritional management of EGUS in horses For every new piece

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Building muscle and condition: the nutritional perspective

Briony Witherow, defines ‘condition’ and outlines how to build muscle Topline is a term commonly

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Laminitis – recognise the risk factors

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Score muscle wastage to help monitor horse health

A new equine muscle wastage scoring guide, co-developed by the SPILLERS™ brand, aims to help horse owners

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Finding the best hay for horses

Briony Witherow discusses the new season's crop and how to find the best hay for

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How to change your horse’s management to a winter routine

Winter nutrition for horses

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Win with Spillers™

To celebrate over 7,000 members joining their SPILLERS Slimmer’s Club, the SPILLERS™ brand is giving

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Atypical myopathy

Briony Witherow, discusses the latest advice and research into atypical myopathy Atypical myopathy (also known

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How to keep a horse hydrated

Briony Witherow, explains how to tell if our horses are well hydrated and why it

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Is my horse too fat?

Tamzin Furtado, discusses why horse owners struggle to recognise when their horses are fat Most

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How to help your horse lose weight safely

The Horse Hub asked Katie Grimwood MSc, nutritionist at Baileys Horse Feeds, how we can


Is spring grass the best grass for horses?

Briony Witherow BSc MSc RNutr. PGCERT FHEA, explains why careful nutritional management is vital as

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The equine digestive system

Briony Witherow, looks at the anatomy and function of the equine digestive system Abbreviations: SI = Small

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Winter feeding for horses

Briony Witherow, takes a look at how the changing seasons affect our horses As we

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Boxed in!

Emma Short BSc (Hons), nutritionist at Baileys Horse Feeds, looks at how correct nutrition can aid

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Equine gastric ulcer syndrome – EGUS: the facts

Briony Witherow brings us 10 key facts we should all know about EGUS 1. Equine

Colic Digestion Gastric Nutrition

Healthy gut – healthy horse

The gastric system of a horse

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Why does my horse eat soil?

Why does your horse eat soil

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What is a good-doer?

What is a good-doer? And how should horse owner's manage them?



Briony Witherow, gives us the lowdown on the scourge of equine pasture - ragwort! Ragwort

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Feeding the horse with polysaccharide storage myopathy

Briony Witherow explains the importance of correct nutrition when managing a horse that 'ties up'.

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New study to help identify ponies at high risk of laminitis

A new study led by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in partnership with the Waltham

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Grazing muzzles – what you need to know

Dr Kieran O'Brien, MA MVB(Hons) PhD MRCVS, advises how to use a grazing muzzle correctly

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What’s in your horse’s feed?

Jennifer Little advises how to navigate the feed bag labels The equine feed market is


What’s in your field?

Briony Witherow takes a look at what may be growing alongside the grass in your

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What is the equine microbiome?

Rebecca Watson, reveals its influence on health, disease and... personality! We have learned a great

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Equine grass sickness – a 100 year old mystery

A unique event hosted by the world-renowned Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh has created a