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Focus on Joint Care – February 2022

Focus on Joint Care – February 2022 Whether your pony or horse is a performance or leisure horse, their joints are subject to general wear and tear. Protecting their joints for longevity will also improve their overall daily health. The choice of feed products is wide and varied, historically through supplementation of the existing diet; however, if you are searching for an all-in-one solution Blue Chip have formulated complete feed balancers (Joint Care and Senior) containing functional ingredients. If supplementation is still your preferred choice Blue Chip have both a liquid (Joint RLF) and pelleted (Dynamic) joint supplement to add to your horse’s existing diet, depending on their exacting needs. What can cause joint pain? Injury – Damage to soft...

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Feeding Senior Horses

Feeding Senior Horses Feeding older horses can present a wide range of considerations, and as ever we continue to treat each horse as an individual. Improving top line may be your primary concern, maybe your older horse is a good doer so weight loss may be important for maintaining prolonged health and the ability to exercise. Joint care and flexibility could be key for you target, or you may have further associated conditions to consider into your feeding plan such as Arthritis or Cushing’s (PPID). Blue Chip Senior Feed Balancer - Available as a 10 day free trial pack, 3kg tub or 2 x 3kg refills pack.  Feeding tips: Begin with an ad-lib high fibre base for your horse’s diet;...

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Winter weight loss - FOR THE GOOD of your overweight pony or horse

Winter weight loss - FOR THE GOOD of your overweight pony or horse Did you know?  Approximately 1/2 of all UK horses are overweight. (The British Equestrian Veterinary Association's (BEVA) ethics and welfare committee, 2019) As many as 70% of native breeds are obese. (The Royal Veterinary College) Horses have evolved to lose weight in the winter, but modern horse care can lead to halting this natural regulation, with horses then entering the spring months carrying more weight than they should.  Do we hinder winter weight loss? Over rugging those who are unclipped Over feeding high calorie high sugar and high starch diets Not recognising a healthy weight for our horses Not keeping regular records of weight gain/loss trends via weigh taping or condition...

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BLACK FRIDAY OFFERS LAST CHANCE! Feed and Hoodie offer ends at midnight TONIGHT!

BLACK FRIDAY OFFERS LAST CHANCE! Feed and Hoodie offer ends at midnight TONIGHT!  Buy any 2 feed products, GET 40% OFF the lowest priced item.  Buy 2 of the same product or mix and match.  Offer applies to feed balancers, super concentrated feed balancers and supplements.  Bulk orders accepted - a great opportunity to stock up!  Offers OPEN TO ALL from Black Friday 26th November to midnight at the end of Monday 29th November.  Feed offer discount automatically applied at checkout.  Don't miss our additional OFFER on Monday 29th November ONLY...  Winter Champs Hoodie £15 OFF  Use discount code HOODIE25 at checkout  ALL OFFERS END at midnight at the end of Monday 29th November.  Any questions?  Call us 0114 266 6200  email info@bluechipfeed.com  chat on...

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