Want to boost your horse's digestive system, add condition without fizz or keep topline on a stabled horse? Take a look at our round up of some of the feed products on the market this winter
1. GAIN FREEDOM MIX
What is it? This high-oil, high-fibre and low-starch — 8% — palatable mix is designed to be kind to the digestive tract while providing condition without fizz. Freedom aids gastric health and muscle tone, and vitamin E supports the immune system. Mycotoxin binders help protect against mould toxins from forage and bedding.
How much does it cost? £14.40 for 20kg
Find out more: www.gainhorsefeeds.com
2. FEEDMARK NO FILL
What is it? A blend of herbs that act synergistically to promote a healthy lymphatic and circulatory system for horses prone to filled legs after a night standing in the stable.
How much does it cost? £32.99 for 30 days supply
Find out more: www.feedmark.com
3. BLUE CHIP ORIGINAL
What is it? A nutrient-dense feed balancer, whole cereal and molasses-free. Its probiotic yeast increases fibre digestion, plus a complete hoof and respiratory formula, nucleotides and vitamin E.
How much does it cost? £39.95 for 20kg
Find out more: www.bluechipfeed.com
4. BAILEYS TOP LINE CONDITIONING CUBES
What is it? A barley-free feed high in oil content and with quality protein, formulated to be non-heating, thus suiting both resting and working horses alike.
How much does it cost? around £12 for 20kg
Find out more: www.baileyshorsefeeds.co.uk
5. FINE FETTLE HAPPY TUMMY
What is it? Gut problems respond well to Happy Tummy® Charcoal because it rapidly removes the cause of the problem and aids a stronger immune response.
How much does it cost? from £20.50 for 500g
Find out more: www.finefettlefeed.com
What is it? A dust-free forage available in four varieties, including two that are suitable for laminitics. HorseHage contains no chemical additives, mould inhibitors, flavourings, molasses or inoculants.
How much does it cost? around £7.75
Find out more: www.horsehage.co.uk
7. TOPSPEC ULSAKIND CUBES
What is it? Formulated to be highly sympathetic to the horse’s digestive system, even when it is compromised by extreme acidity.
How much does it cost? £12.50 for 20kg
Find out more: www.topspec.com
8. ALLEN & PAGE FAST FIBRE
What is it? This barley and molasses-free quick-soak feed is perfectly suited for the good doer. Fast Fibre is the ideal choice for horses and ponies at rest or in light work.
How much does it cost? from £7.90
Find out more: www.allenandpage.com
9. DENGIE HEALTHY TUMMY
What is it? A high-calorie pure alfalfa fibre feed with an energy level equivalent to a competition mix or cube, but with 10 times less starch and no added sugar.
How much does it cost? from £11.59 for 15kg
Find out more: www.dengie.com
10. FARRIER’S FORMULA
What is it? Supplies the nutrients required for building strong hoof capsule connective tissue. As a result, it promotes strong and fast growth of the hoof wall, sole, frog and heel.
How much does it cost? £39.00 for 5kg
Find out more: www.lifedatalabs.co.uk
What is it? A highly nutritious cooked sugar beet pulp feed that provides an excellent source of digestible fibre and is suitable for laminitics. Can be soaked and ready to use, warm or cold, in 10 minutes.
How much does it cost? around £10.95
Find out more: www.britishhorsefeeds.com