The immune system: everything you need to know

The body’s immune system is what protects it from germs, viruses, and bacteria. The stronger the immune system, the less likely the horse will fall ill. It’s also responsible for recovery after physical exertion. Although the immune system is invisible, it plays an important role in the horse’s well-being. The immune system is constantly working […]

Tips on strengthening your horse’s immune system

Now that we’re in the grip of icy cold weather, it’s important that your horse has a strong immune system. Winter’s decreased vitamin D absorption, cold temperatures, and less fresh forage all have an impact on your horse’s natural defences. A little extra help is needed to keep those natural defences strong. We have a […]

The research behind the product: Cavalor FiberForce

The most important ingredient in our products is this: sound knowledge. The use of ingredients with proven efficacy is an important pillar at Cavalor. This proven effectiveness has been researched in scientific studies. In this article, read all about the research behind Cavalor FiberForce. Insulin resistance and insulin dysregulation Sugar (and starch) are important components […]

Similar but different: Cavalor FiberForce & Cavalor FiberForce Gastro

Horses need fibre – it is the basis of healthy stomach and intestinal function. A healthy gastrointestinal tract is the first step to a healthy horse. At Cavalor, you will find several high-fibre products, including two well-known ones: FiberForce and FiberForce Gastro. But how do these two products differ? The information below will help you […]

All About Gastric Ulcers

Gastric ulcers don’t just occur in top sport horses; leisure horses and even foals can get them too. Actually, we can say that 60-90% of horses suffer from gastric ulcers. But with good management, a lot can be done to prevent and, if necessary, treat them. In this article we discuss equine gastric ulcers. What […]

Protein quality and quantity

Protein makes up an important part of a horse’s diet. It is a nutrient as well as a building block for all living organisms.  Protein contains amino acids that the body needs for cell building and other metabolic processes. In the equine body, tissues are made up of cells. All these cells – for example […]

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 […]