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  1. Coping with flies

    Like everyone else, we're grateful that the sunshine is brightening these difficult times.  What we're not so grateful for is the onslaught of challenges that spring brings for horse & pet owners! From allergies, to lush green grass, to hormones & flies. This week we're focusing on those pesky flies, as we take a look at some of the best fly repellents for...
  2. My mare is due to foal soon, how can I prepare?

    Hannah Wild, company director, talks through how she is preparing for a new arrival! Hannah looks at preparing pregnant Millie's stable, and runs through her must have foaling checklist. https://youtu.be/PSLIIeJf_As If your mare is due to foal soon, you might want to browse our breeding & youngstock range. Here you'll find many of the items included on Hannah's foaling checklist...
  3. Should I be supplementing my pregnant mare's diet?

    Our company director Hannah Wild talks through her pregnant mare Millie's diet, and how supplements can help to boost nutrition, in the first of our Ask a Supplement Specialist series. https://youtu.be/xTbZ6lt4hME If you're expecting a new arrival in the coming weeks, take a look at our breeding & youngstock range of supplements for mare and foal. You'll also find a...
  4. Pollen abounds

    Global Herbs Dr Stephen Ashdown talks about the change of season and what it might mean for your horse. Spring is here again. The new shoots of life and colour are out marked by many as the start of new life, but with it brings its very own challenges. As this cyclical event takes hold, large amounts of pollen entering...
  5. The top 3 reasons for feeding horse supplements...

    My horse doesn’t need a supplement…. Or does he? A common misconception is that your horse doesn’t need supplements, as he is fed a balanced feed.  It’s true, there are many good quality complete feeds on the market, such as nuts or mixes, which are nutritionally balanced. However, this only applies if fed in the exact quantities for the requirements...
  6. Why use supplements?

    In this month's guest blog, Global Herbs Dr Stephen Ashdown MA MSc MRCVS; Managing Director & Veterinary Surgeon, looks at why supplements have such an important role to play in our horses' diets. In the wild, horses are designed to find their food from 1000s of acres of rangeland. This is so different to domesticated life in the UK. In...
  7. Supplement Solutions named SEIB Retailer of the Year at BETA Business Awards

    We’re delighted to have been named SEIB Retailer of the Year – Online Category, at the prestigious BETA Business Awards. SEIB's Nicky Mackenzie presents the award to company director Hannah Wild and Supplement Specialists Emma & Laura The awards, which were presented at BETA’s annual gala dinner last night, celebrate companies and individuals who have made a significant contribution to...
  8. Showing, competing, new foals & riding camp - a busy year ahead for Team Supplement Solutions!

    What are you hoping to achieve in 2020? Exercise more? Healthier diet? See more of the world? Along with the usual healthy intentions, our Supplement Specialists have all set themselves some horse-related goals too!   Here’s a look at what the team are hoping 2020 has in store for them…  Hannah M’s goals  After taking some time out, following the birth of her son Freddie...
  9. Product focus: Equitop GLME, from Boehringer Ingelheim

    With more than 100 equine joint products to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. This month we’re taking a look at Equitop GLME, made by the world’s leading manufacturer of equine veterinary medicines, Boehringer Ingelheim. If you’re familiar with Equitop Myoplast, Equitop GLME has been specifically developed to complement this product, by supporting the healthy...
  10. Worming for tapeworm in horses

    Did you know tapeworm is an important risk factor for colic in horses?* Adult tapeworms cluster around the narrow junction between the small and the large intestine, resulting in blockages and preventing the passage of food. All horses are at risk of tapeworm infection, but younger and older horses, in particular, can require more tapeworm treatments.** One study found 55...

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