Why Feed Magnesium to Stressed Horses?
Apr29

Why Feed Magnesium to Stressed Horses?

The link between stress and magnesium is very well established. Inside the body, high calcium-magnesium ratios intensify the release of stress hormones (catecholamines and corticosteroids) which also further magnesium loss. Magnesium depletion is both a cause and result of stress, creating a reinforcing loop.Focuz Many factors will affect your horses’ magnesium status, some are dietary. For example, feed manufacturers tend to use...

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A ‘BIT’ OF GOOD!
Apr29

A ‘BIT’ OF GOOD!

Premium retailer Dressage Deluxe are pleased to announce that they have become a ‘Bit Drop Off’ portal for the Gambia Horse And Donkey Trust. Customers can either drop or post their old bits to the retailer’s head quarters in Kent or drop off at their stand at various shows this season and help equine friends over seas. The Gambia Horse & Donkey Trust is a charity, which aims to reduce rural poverty in the Gambia through improving...

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Am I covered?
Apr27

Am I covered?

ir-leasing.ru Having insurance for your horsebox is a legal requirement under the Road Traffic Act, but it is also important to ensure you have the correct cover in place dependent on what you use your vehicle for. If you are operating as a business (e.g. a horse transporter) or using the lorry in connection with your trade (e.g. a professional showjumper taking horses to shows to compete for their owners) then you must inform your...

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Petplan Equine stats turn the spotlight on Equine Grass Sickness
Apr27

Petplan Equine stats turn the spotlight on Equine Grass Sickness

Petplan Equine, a leading UK specialist equine insurance provider, is alerting horse owners to the incidence of Equine Grass Sickness following the release of its latest claims’ statistics. In 2014, Petplan Equine paid out almost £37,000 in Equine Grass Sickness related claims turning the spotlight on this rare but most often, fatal condition. Every month last year Petplan Equine received a claim for Equine Grass Sickness, a condition...

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Five Minutes with… Show Jumper Paul Barker
Apr26

Five Minutes with… Show Jumper Paul Barker

Based in Northallerton, Yorkshire, Paul Barker is the son of the legendary show jumper, David Boston Barker, who was a member of Great Britain’s Nation Cup Team in the 1960s, and represented his country at the 1964 Olympic Games where the team just missed out on a bronze medal. Paul Barker is one of Great Britain’s leading show jumpers and started competing at the age of eight and won major classes on 128cm, 138cm and...

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