Details make the difference

A minuscule difference – a few hundredths of a second – often means winning or losing in equestrian sport. The difference is in the details. As a top athlete, you are always striving for perfection. Both you and your horse, giving everything at the right moment. In this article, we delve deeper into the specific […]

What’s the difference between Cavalor Tradition Mix and Cavalor Strucomix Original?

Every horse is different. Each horse has different needs. Your horse’s nutritional needs depend on its breed, weight and age in combination with the amount of exercise it gets. And your horse may also have additional special dietary needs for which you’ll want to adjust its feeding. In this blog post we discuss Cavalor Tradition […]

Regulating your horse’s energy

Working with horses is all about energy. The right energy to navigate the course or perform the test. However, energy can also be a stumbling block. Your horse may be too lethargic, be too “fizzy” at the beginning of training, or not have enough energy to make it through to the end. All these scenarios […]

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 […]

6 ways to prevent equine digestive problems

A healthy horse starts with a healthy gut. We at Cavalor firmly believe this. Did you know that, with just a few simple things to keep in mind, you can prevent many intestinal problems like colic? Read about our 6 ways to prevent equine digestive problems here. 1. Horses like routine Establish a fixed daily […]

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 […]

Tips & Tricks for Healthy Hooves

Crumbly hooves, painful soles and dry feet are problems that many horses just ‘walk around’ with. The quality, shape and conformation of the hoof is largely something they are born with. How do you ensure that your horse’s hooves stay healthy? With the right stable management, a farrier who knows their job, and the right […]

Science Sunday: it’s all about fibers

Een gezond paard, dat willen we allemaal. Hoe wordt en blijft een paard gezond? Dat komt veelal van binnenuit. Eén van de allerbelangrijkste uitgangspunten is een maagdarmkanaal dat optimaal functioneert. Het fungeert niet alleen als verteringstelsel, maar doet ook een belangrijke bijdrage aan het immuunsysteem van een paard. Dat immuunsysteem is verantwoordelijk voor de fysieke […]

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 […]

Spring grass and fructan: what should you watch out for?

Spring is coming! That means that horses can spend more time outdoors, and more time at pasture. When transitioning from stable to pasture, your horse’s diet changes too. More fresh spring grass. Did you know that grass produces fructan as a source of energy? In principle, normal quantities of fructan are not a risk for […]