The following table will assist you in choosing the correct feed for your horse; if there is not a suitable Horseheath product a cost-effective alternative will be suggested.

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Horseheath AntiLam™; or chaff/alfalfa/dried grass/soaked beet pulp plus  cheap high-fibre nuts or mix

Convalescing/Box rest 

As above - but prefer Anti-Lam™ if horse has suffered gut problems. Also Magnesium oxide if horse is stressed.

Ditto - poor condition

As above, but  add some full fat soya; also  cooked linseed for older horses or those having (had) gut problems; alternatively, LinGold

Hacking/Light Work

As for resting horse, but increase quantities if required or Body-Builda if not a good-doer.

Speed Word e.g. S/J, Fast Driving, Racing, Polo etc...

Competition Mix or Body-Builda™ as base feed plus Acceler>8™ LinGold™, Cod liver Oil, Cooked Linseed, Full-fat Soya, Rolled Oats, Horseheath Min/Vits, electrolytes, as required.

Hunting, Eventing, Slower Draft Work, Dressage, Riding School, Showing, Cross-country, Endurance etc

Body-Builda  or AntiLam for good doers (or cheap nuts or mix  + long fibre). Also add Full-fat soya or Acceler>8or LinGold ™ if under weight. Soya or Linseed oil for coat gloss and extra slow release energy.

Breeding Stock Diets -

Overview of all relevant Horseheath products.

Stud: Horses e.g. T/B, Warmbloods, Draft Breeds etc

Stud Mix or Body-Builda + Horseheath Mins'N'Vits for last 2-3 months of pregnancy & during lactation.

Stud: Ponies

Stud Mix (with caution - may be too rich for some); or Body-Builda™ + Horseheath Mins'N'Vits,  last 2-3 months of pregnancy (Native Breeds)

Stud: Stallions - working

Stud Mix or Body-Builda™ or whatever you can get them to eat!

Stud: Foals

Stud Mix or Body-Builda™ + Acceler>8™ pre & post weaning.


Body-Builda™ + Horseheath Mins'N'Vits


Body-Builda ™; or if condition good, a cheap nut or mix,  with chaff or chopped alfalfa or dried grass & a little mineral/vitamin supplement if necessary

Veterans ( including those with poor teeth)

The temptation  has been resisted to put a standard product into a bag and give it a fancy name and higher price. You will find Body-Builda™ very effective in maintaining the older horse's condition. If teeth are a problem, feed Body-Builda™ with generous amounts of soaked sugarbeet and extra chaff. This combination has kept several toothless geriatric ponies alive and in good condition for a number of years (see Emma Chamberlain quote). Cooked Linseed,  LinGold or Full-fat Soya may also be required for condition. If your horse is exhibiting joint problems as well  LinGoldMobility  or TurmerGold should be fed.

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