What a great summer it has been.
Water is the single most important nutrient for all mammals.
If you glance around the horsey press and look closely at all the adverts you will undoubtedly see magnesium mentioned on numerous occasions.
After the wettest winter on record, many of us have fields that leave a lot to be desired.
Some parts will have been under water for weeks on end and there will almost certainly be areas that have been heavily poached.
Weaning can be a traumatic time for mare and foal, both psychologically and nutritionally, but with a bit of planning and preparation it needn't be too traumatic for either.
Temperatures are forecast to be high this weekend, so keep your horse cool with these tips from The Equine Vet Clinic.
By the time you read this we will, hopefully, be having weather more akin that expected at this time of year.
THE poor doer is the subject of many a query for the equine nutritionist; keeping condition on some horses can feel like an uphill battle.
The Equine Vet Clinic, in Houston, Renfrewshire, is moving to new premises next month.