Horse Feed, Supplements & Nutrition
Feeding a fly deterrent like FlyFree can be one of the best things you can do for your horse especially when fly problems become distressing or even worse, debilitating.
Millbry Hill are celebrating 21 years of Lo-Cal Balancer Since its initial launch in 1998, Baileys Lo-Cal Balancer is a fantastic balancer for good doers that need the essential nutrients without the added calories. It’s recipe essentially hasn’t changed a great deal since it’s conception, other than a few subtle developments such as added linseed to encourage supple skin and a shiny coat. Baileys Lo-Cal Balancer is proud to be a go to balancer for horses and ponies on a low calorie diet. To celebrate, they have teamed up with... Read More
Helpful tips & information on how to minimise the threat of Laminitis Laminitis is a common disease and is the second biggest killer of horses and ponies in the UK. It’s frequently seen in overweight horses and ponies in the Spring, Summer and Autumn months when the grass is typically rich in sugar. There are many different causes of Laminitis, however the most common cause and prevention is diet and feeding management. Saracen Horse Feeds have put together some top tips that will help you reduce the threat of Laminitis... Read More
The Best Summer Products & Fly Repellents According To Our Supported Riders & Brand Ambassadors Year in year out Equestrians are presented with the same problem…flies! Seemingly due to a few hot Summers (which were not complaining about!), the presence of flies seems to be getting stronger each year and can be a huge irritation for horses. There are many different types of flies that can cause serious irritation for your horse, and some flies such as horse flies that often leave horses with painful bites. As well as being... Read More
Julie Lawson prepares for a busy few weeks and makes a star appearance at the Millbry Hill Baileys Evening with her Stallion…Primitive Faerie Tale! So, we are off on our annual Somerford trip with thirty members of the Cleveland hunt pony club, it is going to be a busy couple of days! Charlie (Faerlie Similar) and the two Billy’s (Faerlie Tempting) and (Jubilee V) are coming along for the ride, to cross country school ahead of Richmond horse trails in two weeks time. Owen (Primitive Faerie Tale) has been left... Read More
Know the facts and the myths surrounding Laminitis… Laminitis…the word that strikes fear into the heart of horse owners! Along with the joys of Spring and the feeling of relief when you turn your horse out for summer and wave a fond goodbye to the daily grind, comes the impending doom of spring grass. Spring grass usually means two things… your horse turns into a fire breathing dragon, with the physique of a barrel. The word ‘Laminitis’ essentially describes damage or inflammation of the sensitive tissue in the hoof, referred... Read More
Spring is here! Meaning one thing for us equestrians … our horses can stay out for summer now and no mucking out. Whilst this is a really exciting time, meaning you have more time to ride and enjoy your horse – it also means it is time to start feeding supplements to ensure they are getting enough of the good stuff.
Mud Fever – an infection, an inflammation, or just a pain?! For many, the winter means one thing, a constant battle with mud fever… What is Mud Fever? Mud fever, or Pastern Dermatitis as it is properly referred to, is a combination of scabs found on the pastern and lower leg area of a horse. It can also be found on the horses back, known as rain scald, and on the belly. It is an infection that is formed when the leg or body part is exposed to... Read More
Many of us struggle to manage our horse’s weight, particularly those with good-doers or horses with limited work and exercise. Restricting food and forage may seem an obvious solution to this problem. However it can have significant health implications for the horse, as Rosamund Howling from Baileys Horse Feeds explains.