25 January 2022

Gastric ulcer in horses

Feed management and limiting stress reactions: Equiplanet’s advice Every horseman knows that stress can have a considerable impact on the athletic performance of his horse, but […]
22 November 2021
articolazioni del cavallo

The wellbeing of the horse’s joints

The horse’s joints are complex and rather delicate structures. The units that make them up, such as cartilage, ligaments, joint capsules and bone tissue, must work […]
27 October 2021

Fats or oils in horse feeding

There is a growing interest in the use of oils in horses’ diets due to the benefits of using fewer concentrates to increase caloric intake, increased […]
26 July 2021
biotina per cavalli

Biotin for horses: how and when to use it

Biotin is a nutrient that has been focused on for many years for its effect on hoof growth and health. However, it is not the only […]
17 May 2021

Colts and Fillies taming and training: 7 nutritional tips

Young horses between 18 months and 2.5 years of age begin taming and training, depending on the breed, attitude and sporting discipline in which they will […]
26 April 2021

Yearling Period: Balanced diet for best development in the first year of horse life

As already mentioned previously, the development of the foal and the attention we must take to its nutrition starts from the moment it is still a conception moment, before it is born. During the first year of life, the average weight gain is approximately one kg per day, this is why a correct balance between the different nutrients is essential for optimal development. Nutritional mistakes in this phase can compromise the yearling's harmonious growth and future racing career.
19 February 2021
riprendere l'attività sportiva

Resume Sports Activity: 3 Equiplanet Tips

The spring season is just around the corner and with the warm weather, competitions and shows are back in full swing after a period of lower […]
26 October 2020

Old Horse: Nutritional Management

In the last few years, the management, the feeding and the careful of the horses has made sure that their average life is extended by several years and we often find ourselves in the situation where we have to manage old horses. Age, experience and temperament make them the best subjects for beginners who approach to ride horse and in every equestrian school there is at least one old horse. Furthermore, old horses are often mares and breeding stallions after a sport career. Age is not a limit for sport, but at some point in their career, horses have difficult in maintaining bodyweight and are prone to slimming, especially in winter and sometimes it happens very quickly, despite having plenty of food and preserved appetite. Let’s see together how to approach the old horse from the nutritional point of view.