Equine Nutrition

  Shannon Godwin BAppSc GDTL AgSolutions Technical Advisor   Horses require a balanced a diet to achieve optimal health, but knowing how to provide your horse with the perfect blend of energy, protein, fat, minerals, vitamins and fibre in their diet can be difficult to discern as numerous factors influence...

Helping Horses with Skin/Coat Conditions By Shannon Godwin BAppSc GDTL Everyone wants to have a horse with a beautiful, sleek and shiny coat that reflects health and vitality.  Unfortunately, there are a significant number of horses that suffer from Sweet Itch (Queensland Itch) and other skin issues...

It is the beginning of Summer and today is hot!  This Summer is going to be a scorcher, so along with the ongoing drought and threat of bushfires, dealing with extreme heat is going to be another concern for horse owners.   Prolonged exposure to high...

“Gut Health” is now a huge topic of conversation with horse owners and so it should be, because it’s absolutely crucial for the overall well-being of the horse.  If a horse has a healthy gut it means that it is working efficiently in all of...

Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) is most commonly referred to by the name “Bighead” or sometimes “Bran Disease” and is a condition that develops as a result of a calcium imbalance within the horse’s diet.  Calcium (Ca) is the most abundant mineral element in the animal...