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Low Calorie or Lami Light?

Low Calorie or Lami Light? Which to choose and why.   Low Calorie – For those requiring minimal starch and sugar. Recommended for ponies/horses who need to safely lose weight. For those who do not have or have never had Laminitis, but are in need of a balanced diet extremely low in starch and sugar with supporting ingredients to assist safe, controlled weight loss. Lami Light – The ULTIMATE diet balancer. Recommended for those who have previously had, are prone to or have Laminitis.  A direct comparison:  Feeding good doers Excess weight is a problem within our equine population and should be taken seriously. Overweight ponies and horses continue to need a balanced diet for their overall improved health, without additional...

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Winter woes? Unwanted behaviour?

Are you noticing a difference in your horse's behaviour? Digestive problems, leading to sensitive and even poor behaviour are more commonly seen during the winter months as horses spend prolonged time stabled with less access to daily turnout and consistent forage. We have provided some helpful feeding and horse care tips below. FEEDING TIPS Lower the daily starch intake without compromising daily nutritional needs, for which balancers are ideal Ulsa-Cool provides ONLY 6g of starch and 3.5g sugar per day for an average 500kg horse Feed smaller meals to regulate digestive function Include supporting ingredients to improve digestive function such as probiotics, beta glucans and nucleotides A low starch chaff such as alfalfa contains additional calcium which can help buffer acidity further Feeding a handful of chaff...

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YOUR STORIES - Helen and Monty - Super Concentrated Joint Care Balancer

YOUR STORIES - Helen and Monty Super Concentrated Joint Care Balancer - Before and after Pictured below, Monty was rescued in October 2018 after being abandoned at a pub. He had a very sweet personality that won me over completely. He was in poor condition, with overgrown split feet, a heavy worm burden, and weepy eyes.  Extensive research was done into the best feed for him. Blue Chip Super Concentrated Joint Care Feed balancer ticked all the boxes we needed, including turmeric and glucosamine, as well as biotin and probiotics. As I'm sure you will agree he now looks amazing and is definitely enjoying himself. What a transformation Helen - great job! Image credit: Emma Mae Photography For advice on the Blue Chip feed balancer range,...

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TOP TIPS with Blue Chip rider Immy Kennedy

TOP TIPS with Blue Chip rider Immy Kennedy The current Pony Club Open Show Jumping Champion! 17 year old Immy has competed across a range of disciplines from working hunter and pony racing to show jumping and eventing, having lots of fun on the Junior BS circuit, representing England North on numerous occasions. Immy is currently studying Equine Management with an aim to head to the British Racing School, as she’d love to become a jockey!  For 2021 her aim is to compete two horses, Big who will show jump and Bree who will show jump and event in British Eventing U18 classes. As an apprentice at a race yard Immy is still able to get her daily riding fix and loves travelling to the races with the horses too. She has...

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Low Calorie Feed Balancer - NOW AVAILABLE to PRE-ORDER

BRAND NEW Low Calorie Feed Balancer NOW AVAILABLE to PRE-ORDER! 💛 Blue Chip Super Concentrated LOW CALORIE FEED BALANCER 💛 VERY VERY LOW starch and sugar - ONLY 9g starch and 3.5g sugar for an average 500kg horse💛 Combined with a small feeding rate, Low Calorie has 4 TIMES LESS non-structural carbohydrates than many other similarly marketed products Ideal for:💛Those needing a calorie-controlled diet without compromising correct daily nutrition💛 Those in light work💛 Those on field or box rest💛 Good doers with no additional health needs💛 Younger horses who are retired (before needing Senior) Formulated with:💛 Cinnamon to help maintain blood sugar levels and improve glucose tolerance💛 L-Carnitine which can fast-track fatty acids into the muscle cells, keeping metabolic function active💛 All you would expect from a Blue Chip feed balancer...

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