Horses need grass don’t they?

Horses need grass don’t they?

Grass should be the most natural form of feeding your horse.  Horses and grasses have evolved together over millennia.  The physiology of their digestives system has not changed much over time. See our upcoming blog on the horse’s digestive tract. In the wild horses...
Dandelions – True or False?

Dandelions – True or False?

At this time of year wild Spring flowers and plants are abundant and paint our lands in vibrant colours and endless shades of green. Many wildflowers are described as weeds, the ubiquitous Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) being one of them as they are found almost...
The healing stinging Nettle

The healing stinging Nettle

The common stinging Nettle (Urtica Dioica) can be found almost everywhere in the British Isles and other temperate climates. They are an ancient herb and have been used for their many food and health properties over the centuries. Nettles have thrived and flourished...
Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley (Wild Chervil) In this week’s blog we are discussing at Cow Parsley and the nutritional benefits for horses. With their long stems, these ubiquitous plants are easy pickings for our horses, even while being ridden! As with Dandelions, Cow Parsley has a...