A Weighty Issue – Monitoring Condition in Horses

A Weighty Issue

Guest Blog by Lizzie Drury MSc Registered Nutritionist

It is not unusual these days to read in the newspaper or hear on the news experts referring to the ‘obesity epidemic’ in the human population. However, more and more it seems that this epidemic is not just restricted to people but other animals including our own horses.

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Feeding For Genetic Makeup

Feeding For Genetic MakeupGuest Blog by Lizzie Drury MSc Registered Nutritionist

Registered Nutritionist, Lizzie Drury MSc, takes a look at the genetic make up and muscle composition of horses participating in various disciplines and investigates how the diet should be tailored to meet these variances.

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Treat Your Pampered Pooch This Valentine’s Day

Treat Your Pampered Pooch This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and many of you will be looking for something special for your beloved pooch.

Our dogs are our best friends and loyal companion. They are always happy to see us when we come home and love us unconditionally. Valentine’s Day is a great time to treat our pampered pets and show them just how much we love them. Continue reading

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The Ultimate Valentine Gift Guide For The Country Chic Lady

The Ultimate Valentine Gift Guide For The Country Chic Lady

February the 14th is just around the corner, so there is no better time to find that special gift to show your extra special lady just how much she means to you. If Valentine’s Day isn’t your forte then don’t worry, here at Millbry Hill we have done all the hard word for you! It’s time to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember, so we have found plenty of options for you to consider before you fall back on the obvious choice of a box of chocolates and flowers – been there, done that and where’s your imagination? Continue reading

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Body Condition Score in Horses

Body Condition Scoring Systems provide a useful way to objectively measure the body condition of the horse using a defined set of parameters.  Body Condition Scoring systems in horses use a grading system, typically between 0 – 5 or 1 -9, to measure fat cover across the horse, and specifically looking at the neck, shoulders, ribs and rump to assess the horse’s overall condition. Continue reading

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