8 Tips to Keep Your Horse Healthy During Transport

Even in Winter, time spent on the road can deplete your horse’s energy, hydration and health. In this article, we share eight useful tips to ensure your horse stays healthy wherever you’re travelling this season. Tip 1: Protect your horse’s health Transporting your horse to another location, by its very nature, will expose them to health risks, including infectious diseases. Prior to travel, ensure your horse is vaccinated against the major threats, including herpes, strangles, hendra and tetanus. Tip 2: Bring your own equipment If you’re taking your horse to a competition, you should exercise caution when using communal facilities,…
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Common Horse Nutrition Mistakes During Winter

During Winter, the cold and damp conditions can bring up a number of health problems linked to diet and management. In this article, we share five common nutrition mistakes that you can easily avoid this Winter. Mistake 1: Providing inadequate calories When it gets cold outside, your horse has to utilise more energy to stay warm. A forage-first diet that provides your horse with unlimited free-choice roughage does more than you think. Fibre is the key ingredient for warmth this Winter, so be sure your horse is getting enough. Mistake 2: Forgetting about water intake Just because your horse isn’t…
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Running Cool: Choosing the Right Feed for Your Horse

At Running Cool, we genuinely care about your horse’s health and wellbeing. We’ve created a range of superior horse feeds that are suitable for every horse, including pleasure, performance and breeding. Let us help you choose the right feed for yours…  Running Cool Barley/Soy Booster Does your horse need to gain weight? Choose Running Cool Barley/Soy Booster – the first choice horse feed for condition. Running Cool Barley/Soy Booster is our best-selling horse feed, most often utilised for safely and successfully achieving weight gain. Containing barley, vegetable protein meal, including fully extruded full fat soyabean meal, legume hulls, vegetable oil,…
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5 Tips for Feeding Your Horse During Winter

Winter is here! It’s time to evaluate your horse’s diet to ensure they’re receiving everything they need for their health and wellbeing. The easiest way to start is with our top five recommendations for feeding your horse during Winter. Tip 1: Fibre, fibre, fibre Your horse’s digestive system is designed to process fibre. Fibre provides them with energy, helps to keep them warm in Winter and assists in preventing digestive upsets, such as gastric ulcers, colic and diarrhoea. This Winter, your horse’s diet should be comprised primarily of forage sources, including quality pasture and hay. In addition, it’s important to…
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