The horse in a good condition

Het paard is een atleet. Om prestaties te leveren staat een goede conditie aan de basis. Op welk niveau jij en je paard ook presteren. Een paard dat zich fit voelt, presteert beter. In de Science Sunday’ van september vertellen we je alles over conditie en het verbeteren daarvan. Hoe fit een paard is wordt […]

Regulating your horse’s energy

Bij het werken van paarden draait het allemaal om energie. De juiste energie om het parcours te springen of de proef te lopen. Maar energie is ook vaak een struikelblok. Het paard is te sloom, het paard is juist veel te fris bij aanvang van de training of hij houdt de duur van de training […]

From Zero to Hero

A healthy, radiant horse with good musculature. Isn’t that what we all want? One of the most common misunderstandings regarding muscle development is that it can only be achieved through training. But did you know that your horse can only build up muscle through good condition and feed containing the right components? Good muscle development […]

A horse that’s healthy from the inside

A horse that is fit, feels good and has energy is a healthy horse. Good health comes from within. How does the digestive system work and how does it affect your horse’s health? Read all about it in this article. The gut is an important indicator Whatever the discipline, a horse must be healthy in […]

What you should know about horses and sugar

All horses need sugar for general good health and performance. Sugar delivers energy that the muscles need to work properly. No sugar, no performance. For healthy horses, normal quantities of sugar present no problem. However, too much sugar is not good for anyone. Balance is key. In this blog article we’ll discuss this topic in […]

Science Sunday: it’s all about fibers

We all want our horses to be healthy. What makes a healthy horse? That mostly comes from within. One of the most important foundations for good health is a well-functioning gastrointestinal tract. It’s not only responsible for digestion, but also important for a horse’s immune system. And a strong immune system is the key to […]

A horse’s forage requirements

Forage forms the basis of a horse’s diet: it is the main source of fibre as well as a source of energy. But how much does your horse actually need? Is unlimited roughage all that a horse needs? And what about its nutritional value? In this article we discuss forage, and the concept of forage […]

Science Sunday: ready, set? It’s winter!

The days are getting shorter and shorter, your horse’s coat longer, and the temperature is falling fast: winter is coming! And winter poses challenges for you as a horse owner. What is the best way to keep your horse warm? How to ensure good ventilation now that the horses are spending more time in the […]

Winter routines for (tomorrow’s) sport horses

No matter the season, horse owners are busy with their horse(s) year round. In this article, you will find various tips on winter routines for sport horses. We have divided these into: The young horse in training The sport horse in international competition   And a tip! The eve of a sporting career Winter is […]