Feeding for Laminitics

Horses at grass

Laminitis is an extremely painful condition affecting the sensitive laminae of the horse’s hoof.

The laminae are soft tissue structures which attach the pedal bone to the hoof wall. In cases of laminitis, these tissues become inflamed resulting in the laminae being unable to support the pedal bone, which can eventually rotate within the hoof capsule, leading to permanent damage of the foot.

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Puzzled By Paddock Care?

Keep your paddocks in top conditionOur Agriculture team share their tips on equine paddock maintenance.

The life span of an equine paddock depends on how it is looked after, regular soil aeration and fertiliser application. Application should be sufficient to keep the paddock in tip top condition. The more you look after your paddocks the more you will get out of them. Don’t wait until they look like a swamp before you do anything – following a paddock management plan will ensure your paddocks remain in the best possible condition all year round.

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Dry Kibble vs. Canned Diets – Which is Best?

We all want the best for our dogs and our dogs rely on us to make the right decision when selecting their diet. But when it comes to picking a dog food, which type is the best choice: dry or canned?

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Is Your Riding Hat Still Suitable for Competition?

Major change to rding hat standards announcedMajor change to hat rules after helmet standard withdrawn.

The European Union has announced that the (BS)EN1384 standard will be withdrawn from the official compendium of EU legislation at its next publication. The complete removal of the standard has occurred as an agreement could not be reached to update the base European standard.

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8 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Horse

Christmas is rapidly appraoching. As we all hit the highstreets or the web to grab those Christmas gifts for friends and loved ones, don’t forget your favourite stable mate! At Millbry Hill we have a great selection of gifts for your equine friends available in store and online.

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