Here at Dengie, we are proud to be the UK’s favourite horse feed supplier, as shown in the 2019 British Equestrian Trade Association National Equine Survey. We comply with quality assurance schemes such as UFAS and FEMAS that were set up to ensure safety in horse food. We are also approved under the BETA NOPS scheme which means we are recognised as having taken action to reduce the risk of contamination in horse feed with substances that contravene the rules of horse racing and FEI disciplines. Below we have highlighted the most common feeding issues we’re asked about. Click on the issue for more information, tips and advice on the subject from our nutrition team.
At Dengie, we are devoted to creating the best and healthiest horse food, supplements and feed balancers that include all the vitamins, minerals and nutrients that your horse or pony may require for every season, activity or event. Our horse feeds have been developed by our team of highly qualified nutritionists, who select only the highest-quality ingredients. We aim to make feeding easy and simple for horse and pony owners. If you can’t find the answer to your feeding question our team of nutritionists is on hand to offer sound, practical help and advice.
Keep up-to date with the latest news from our team of supported horse riders, plus the most recent horse food advice and top tips from our team of equine nutritionists.
Many horses like a munch on the hedgerow. Our article looks at the suitable hedgerow herbs and plants for horses to help you replicate this diversity for the stabled horse in the form of a hedgerow haynet. Find out more here.
This month we are giving you the chance to win a hamper of summer goodies for you and your horse plus £50 of Dengie Feed Vouchers!
Managing a horse’s grass intake is fundamental to managing their weight and therefore laminitis risk but it isn’t always easy to do. In our latest blog, our nutrition team explore all of the options available and answer FAQ's such as Why muzzle a horse and How long can a horse wear a grazing muzzle.
Supported rider, Samantha Backstrom updates us with her team's results from May. Read Sam's full report here.
Hot weather combined with the physiological stress of travelling and competing can increase the risk of dehydration in horses which is likely to compromise performance and recovery.