Category Archives: Focus on ingredients

Ingredient Focus – Soya

Soya is a very common ingredient in animal feed and we use it throughout most of the Castle Horse Feeds Range, and with very good reason. What is Soya? The soybean or soya bean plant (Glycine max) is a species of legume, native to East Asia and widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses. Soya is grown all over […]

Beet Pulp – the fibre provider

Unmolassed beet pulp is a versatile and useful feed which we use as a beneficial ingredient in a range of our feeds.  It is highly palatable, low in starch and sugar and provides highly digestible fibre to support your horse’s beneficial hindgut microbes. What is Beet Pulp? Beet pulp is a by-product of the sugar industry. […]

Ingredient Focus – Grass Pellets

Grass pellets are a widely used and nutritious feed for horses which we use as a beneficial ingredient throughout our feeds.  Grass pellets are highly palatable, help support digestive health and provide your horse with the benefits of fresh summer grass all year round! What are Grass Pellets? Grass pellets are produced by cultivating fresh […]

Ingredient Focus – Micronised Peas

This month we focus on micronised peas – which are used throughout most of the Castle Horse Feeds Range with good reason. What are micronised peas? Pea (Pisum sativum) is a species of legume, grown all over the world for their edible seeds or ‘peas’, which have excellent nutritional qualities, mainly in the form of […]