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. […]

Linseed – Boost your winter feeding

If you are looking to boost your horse’s health and condition this winter – then look no further than Smart Linseed to provide a fantastic winter feed: Linseed itself comes from the Linseed plant (Linum usitassiumum) also known as flaxseed – a member of the plant family Linaceae, with distinctive small blue flowers. It is grown as a […]

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 […]

Feeding the Mare and Foal

Good nutrition is essential, from the time of conception to the birth of a healthy foal. Once the foal arrives, nutrition continues to be vital for both mare and foal to support optimum growth and development. Read on for some essential advice to help produce a healthy youngster. The first few months During the first few […]

Brought back from the brink and an extraordinary transformation!

We were recently contacted by Morgan David Rees in Wales, who got in touch to tell us about a lovely 10yo mare – Cari – that has been afflicted with laminitis … “On August 10th last year Cari was going to be put down after she got laminitis for the first time earlier that spring […]

Inside the horse’s digestive tract – a personal experience

Most people who know me will know I’m an Equine Nutrition Nerd of the highest order. Equine Nutrition has been my passion for a long time now. I find everything about it fascinating and it’s the reason I spent 2 years doing my MSc in Equine Science which I completed last year.  So, when the […]