When feeding a child’s pony, there are many factors that need to be considered in order to maintain the fine balance between fitness and fatness whilst keeping them sane and safe to ride by the youngest of jockeys. Typically, we tend to see Native breeds such as the Shetland, Welsh Section A’s and B’s and […] The post Feeding Children’s Ponies: Fitness not Fatness appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
The new competition season is upon us, and no doubt there are several dates already pencilled in the calendar for competitions and outings in the months ahead for you and your four legged friend to enjoy. However, in order to make the most of the season ahead and ensure your horse or pony stays happy, […] The post Changing Diets for Changing Workloads appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
Choosing the right feed balancer for your horse can be a minefield due to the choice and availability of these popular products that provide your horse or pony with a complete vitamin and mineral package, alongside quality sources of protein and other specific supplements that make selecting the right one so hard. So how can […] The post Choosing the Right Feed Balancer for Your Horse! appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids (oils) play a very important role within the equine diet and balancing these essential oils is paramount to optimal digestive health. An imbalance of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids or an inadequate amount of Omega 3 can affect your horse’s temperament.
Photo courtesy of Tina Cook Feeding a competition horse can be very challenging. Stress, concentration and physical demands can all have implications on digestive health and this in turn can result in horses struggling to maintain weight whilst competing. Performance horses often loose their appetite as they get fitter, so feeding a nutrient dense, high quality feed balancer will ensure they get all the essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients needed on a daily basis, without having to feed large quantities of hard feed. Blue Chip feed balancers now all contain the revolutionary ingredient, Nucleotides.