Does My Horse Need a Competition Feed?

So the competition time of year is in full swing and you may be pondering if in fact you should have put your horse on a competition feed. Many wonderful all-rounders up and down the country can compete very successfully on a leisure feed, so how do you decide if you need to make the transition? Here are 8 Guidance Points to help you decide: Is he the ideal weight? Sounds dead obvious but if he is overweight moving to a higher energy feed could easily exacerbate the problem. Energy is calories, the two are the same, so through changing to a higher energy feed you will be increasing the calories and making the problem worse. On the flip side if he is losing weight he may require the additiona

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