Forageplus Horse Academy

Feeding the Performance Horse - Part Two

December 6, 2021

In this episode, Sarah continues her discussion on how to feed the performance horses. This is part two of a two-part discussion.

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When you are doing a variety of training with your horse and they are working right into the moderate work level and above, it is vitally important to get all your nutritional ducks lined up so this podcast and the one before discusses how you feed the most active of horses for longevity and the best athletic umph. 

This episode discusses:

Using fat in the performance horse's diet.

Using acetyl-l-carnitine to help horses adapt to training and support muscle health.

If you can feed a low sugar and starch diet to a performance horse?

What electrolytes should you be concerned to get right?

What vitamins need to be supplemented into the diet.  

Which separates to choose to carry any supplements and provide adequate energy and boost protein levels.  

How to make sure there is enough protein in the daily diet to fuel the best muscle development and longevity of athletic performance.

Sarah Braithwaite is the founder and owner of Forageplus with thousands of hours of horse time and horse study under her belt.  She set up Forageplus in 2010. It is now the go-to horse feed company, throughout Europe, specialising in scientific analysis of grass, hay, haylage, water and soil for horses.  Forageplus operates a forage focused horse supplement feeding approach to achieve optimum health for all horses.

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