How can I keep my PPID (Cushing’s) horse at a healthy weight?
Our Cavalor Consumer Line receives many questions about feed every day. The following question often arises: “My horse has Cushing’s disease (or PPID), so he’s extra sensitive to sugars. Nevertheless, he loses weight quickly. What can I feed my horse to keep him in good condition?” In this blog post, our nutritionists share their advice. […]
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: Fibre as a source of carbohydrates
Fibre is an essential ingredient in a horse’s ration. That’s well-known. You know that fibre plays a crucial role in equine digestion, but what about fibre as a source of carbohydrates (energy)? In this Science Sunday, we discuss fibre and carbohydrates, why horses need them and which types of fibre are good sources of carbohydrates. […]
Start to Cavalor – everything you want to know about Cavalor feeds
Good health starts from the inside. Your horse’s health rests on a diet tailored to his needs. Cavalor’s focus is on good health, inside and out. Our products – feeds, supplements and care products – reflect a horse’s needs for every sport, life stage or special requirement. In this article, we will take you through […]
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 […]
How do you keep your older horse fit in winter?
There’s no denying it: winter has arrived. Did you know that the winter months can be a real challenge for older horses? Not only does their grass contain fewer nutrients, but they also need extra energy to keep warm in the cold weather. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the older horse in winter and offer a few […]
Skin as a mirror of health
The skin is in constant communication with all bodily systems. Problems on the inside are reflected on the outside. And while shampoos and grooming products can help take care of coats and skin, a real glow comes from within. In this article, read more about why real health comes from within. The role of nutrition and […]
How to treat horses with small wounds?
Does your horse have a small wound that needs treatment? If you stick to these 4 tips your horse will soon be back to its old happy self. 1. First cold water Small grazes or wounds on your horse’s rump? They can be bathed with cold potable water from the tap. You can also use […]
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 […]