As winter sets in, now is the time to really start caring for your veteran, as they, more than other horses can be affected by this change of season that brings about cold weather, fluctuating grass quality and longer periods of stabling which may lead to a drop in condition and joint discomfort; issues that […] The post Winter Care for Your Veteran Horse or Pony appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
This week, we are focusing on the changing nutritional needs that Native Ponies have throughout the winter months and how you can easily adapt to them by altering your current feeding regime to suit these hardy equines during the cold snap ahead. Horses have evolved to eat a fibre based diet, which in the wild […] The post Feeding Your Native Pony This Winter appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
As part of our month focusing on calming products and the mysteries surrounding them, this week, we are looking at how using a calmer can help reduce the effects of the fight or flight response and improve his condition by promoting the efficiency of his digestive system. It is a well-known fact that stress and […] The post Calm from the Inside Out: The Effect of Fight or Flight Explained appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
With Bonfire Night just around the corner, several of us might be wondering how the loud bangs and unsettling smells and atmosphere of the events held around our yards may affect our horses and how we can reduce the stress surrounding the situations they may find themselves involved in. Last week, in our article Equine […] The post Instantly Cool, Calm and Collected appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.
It’s a well-known fact that horses, really are not the most predictable of beasts; one minute, they are cool as cucumbers, the next minute, you’re hanging on for dear life whilst being catapulted around the school after your trusty steed has seen a ‘Killer Leaf’. But what’s all the fuss about calmers? Do they actually […] The post Feeding Myths Busted: Equine Calming Supplements appeared first on Blue Chip Feed | Horse Supplements & Horse Feed Balancers.