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Equine diet planning for improved health

Equine diet planning for improved health Equine obesity is an ongoing problem within our equine population and should be taken extremely seriously. Ponies and horses carrying excess weight can suffer long term additional health problems such as breathing difficulties, and joint pain, and can be at risk of developing Laminitis. Overweight ponies and horses continue to need a balanced diet (not fibre alone) for their overall improved health, while avoiding any unwanted calories. Native breeds tend to be the most commonly affected, BUT equine obesity is certainly not exclusive to this group. Exercise, where possible is also a hugely important part of management for successful weight loss, which is harder to achieve by low calorie feeding alone. Regular body condition...

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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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