Expert Advice: FAQs

  • Does your horse need more hard feed this winter?

    Does your horse need more hard feed this winter?

  • Does frosty grass increase laminitis risk?

    Does frosty grass increase laminitis risk?

  • Why should you never starve a horse?

    Why should you never starve a horse?

  • Are horses with Cushing’s Disease at increased risk of laminitis?

    Are horses with Cushing’s Disease at increased risk of laminitis?

  • What is EMS?

    What is EMS?

  • Performa Care Balancer

    What is a feed balancer?

  • What is the difference between a balancer and a broad-spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement?

    What is the difference between a balancer and a broad-spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement?

  • Protein – Friend or Foe?

    Protein – Friend or Foe?

  • Which feeds are most suitable for broodmares in late pregnancy?

    Which feeds are most suitable for broodmares in late pregnancy?

  • Why is molasses added to Connolly’s RED MILLS feeds?

    Why is molasses added to Connolly’s RED MILLS feeds?

  • Can I feed straight oats?

    Can I feed straight oats?

  • Will grass provide my horse with a balanced diet?

    Will grass provide my horse with a balanced diet?

  • What is an Acid Buffer?

    What is an Acid Buffer?

  • What should I feed my horse if I suspect gastric ulcers?

    What should I feed my horse if I suspect gastric ulcers?

  • Should I add salt to my horse’s feed?

    Should I add salt to my horse’s feed?

  • My foal is eating droppings is this normal?

    My foal is eating droppings is this normal?

  • What are MOS and FOS?

    What are MOS and FOS?

  • Is it true that I can feed less haylage than hay?

    Is it true that I can feed less haylage than hay?

  • How much conserved forage does my horse need each day?

    How much conserved forage does my horse need each day?

  • How much feed does a Stubbs scoop hold?

    How much feed does a Stubbs scoop hold?

  • When should you introduce a creep feed?

    When should you introduce a creep feed?

  • What should I feed if I suspect my horse is prone to tying up?

    What should I feed if I suspect my horse is prone to tying up?

  • Hay vs. Haylage

    Hay vs. Haylage

  • How do I prepare my horse for winter?

    How do I prepare my horse for winter?

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