Also in this article: How should you feed a horse in reduced workload? The uncertain times are continuing for horse owners as COVID-19 is affecting every aspect of our lives. There has been many upcoming horse events cancelled across Australia due to the current COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the Government. This has resulted […]

Can your horse get Coronavirus COVID-19? What is equine enteric coronavirus? What can we do to help prevent all viruses in horses? Can your horse get Coronavirus COVID-19? COVID-19 is a strain of the Coronavirus. COVID-19 stands for COrona VIrus Disease 2019. Coronaviruses include a large group of RNA viruses that cause respiratory and intestinal […]

What Are Mycotoxins?

May 5, 2020 by Bryan

What are Mycotoxins? How to Mycotoxins work? What are signs of mycotoxin poisoning in horses? How can mycotoxin poisoning be treated? What are Mycotoxins? Mycotoxins are toxins produced by moulds or fungi and are found most commonly in warm humid climates. They can be present in feed (grains), hay/pasture and the environment (bedding). Some moulds […]

Why is pepper added to turmeric? What effect does black pepper have on turmeric? Firstly there are over 500 patents and 9000 publications on turmeric and its constituents. This shows how hard the big pharmaceutical industry is working to find the secret behind the magic of Turmeric! Why is pepper added to turmeric? The reason […]

Which Hay Is Healthy, Rhodes, Teff, Lucerne, Meadow or Oaten? What are the types of hay for horses? Which is the best type of hay for horses? Which Hay Is Healthy? Rhodes, Teff, Lucerne, Meadow or Oaten? Due to current drought conditions in parts of Australia, access to ANY hay type is important for most […]

Which oil is healthy for horses? What about fish oil? Why is CEN oil more effective than other oils for horses? Which Oil Is Healthy For Horses? Most oils on the market including: Rice Bran Oil (RBO) Corn Canola Olive Soybean Cottonseed Sunflower Oil Are all deficient in Omega 3 and may increase an inflammatory […]

What are the two types of inflammation in horses? Why do horses need Omega 3 and Omega 6? What are the two types of inflammation in horses? The two types of inflammation in horses are acute and chronic. Acute inflammation essentially is a correct biological response which is normal. It is a response to eliminate […]

How can gastric ulcers in horses be prevented? What are the causes of ulcers? How can gastric ulcers in horses be prevented? This article reviews all aspects of gastric ulcers in horses. One of the most common digestive issues in horses are Gastric ulcers (ulceration of the stomach lining). In fact, nearly all performance horses […]

What is a healthy source of fat for horses? Why are cooking oils unhealthy for horses? What is a healthy oil for horses? Metabolism Research Of Endurance Horses Increasing stamina in an endurance horse is one of the keys to high performance. Research developments into the metabolism of endurance horses may prove insightful to increasing […]

Can Diet Impact On Behaviour? Why Diet Is Important? What is the Danger of Sugar and Starch? Can Diet Impact On Behaviour? Before reaching for the “calming” supplements take a quick look at the first ingredients on your feed bag. If cereal grains e.g barley which are high in starch are first on the list, […]

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