Straight from the horse’s mouth
Sep06

Straight from the horse’s mouth

By Kathy Carter – We scour the equestrian world for news and views on nutrition and veterinary matters, to give you the latest information.  Worm counts advised According to a survey by British Riding Clubs, a third of British horse owners never conduct faecal worm egg counts (FWECs). The British Riding Clubs Horse Health Survey, commissioned by animal health company Zoetis, revealed that 36 percent of the 559 horse owners...

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Survey reports double the number of overweight horses
Aug28

Survey reports double the number of overweight horses

The results of this year’s National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) have shown that the reported number of overweight horses and ponies has more than doubled this year, compared to last year’s NEHS figures. This substantial rise has prompted SPILLERS® to remind owners to keep a conscientious eye on their horses’ weight and feeding regime this winter. NEHS is a snapshot survey run annually by Blue Cross every May, in partnership with the...

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