Missy's Bucket Horse Ulcers

What You Really Need To Know About Gastic Ulcers In Horses

by Zoe Manning 8 min read

What we do know is that there are two types of Gastric ulcer disease in horses, seen as two distinctively different diseases with different causes, they require different approaches to treatment.tric ulcers.

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Psyllium Husks For Horses-Missy's Bucket

How To Feed Psyllium Husk To Horses

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

Psyllium Husk is suitable to be feed to horses. There are several reasons horses are regularly feed Psyllium Husk including to manage sand colic and dirt ingestion, as well as using Psyllium Husk as a prebiotic for horses. 

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Supporting The Horse's Mircobiome

Supporting The Horse's Mircobiome

by Zoe Manning 3 min read

There are a few management and feeding practices that can help preserve the digestive tract and microbiome of the horse. Here is our Top 9 best management practises. 
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The Equine Microbiome

The Equine Microbiome

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

The horse’s microbiome consists of the microorganisms, bacteria, fungi along with their interactions and functions in the horse’s digestive system.

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Prebiotics & Probiotics. What Are They And How Do They Help My Horse?

Prebiotics & Probiotics. What Are They And How Do They Help My Horse?

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

Anytime the horse is subject to stress or is suffering from health issues, probiotics could be considered as an additional health boost to better enable the body to recover and heal and to improve digestive function and feed utilisation.
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Competition, Heat, Exercise & Stress. What Does It Mean For The Digestive System Of Horses

Competition, Heat, Exercise & Stress. What Does It Mean For The Digestive System Of Horses

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

When a horse is exercising heavily, especially in the heat, they will of course sweat a lot and often drink less, causing dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities, which in turn effects the ability of the gut to function well.
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Joint Supplements – Do they work?

Joint Supplements – Do they work?

by Zoe Manning 3 min read

Well it depends on the ingredients and the dose!

Yes joint supplements can help your horse and prevent arthritis from developing or getting worse BUT… the dose needs to be correct or you may be wasting your money!

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Nutritional Support Season Coat Change Missy's Bucket

Nutritional Support Through The Seasonal Coat Change

by Zoe Manning 3 min read

You may find that your horses coat has already started shedding, this is triggered by the longer daylight hours and marks the start of the long winter coat loss! This process will continue over the next few months and it's important to provide adequate nutritional support during this time to encourage a healthy and shiny new summer coat.

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Monitoring Body Condition for Optimal Health-Missy's Bucket

Monitoring Body Condition for Optimal Health

by Zoe Manning 3 min read

Body Condition Scoring is s system of visual assessment and palpation to determine how much fat and muscle a horse has regardless of body size. It is used to determine whether a horse is underweight, healthy weight or overweight and is not affected by gut contents or pregnancy as live weight would be.
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How To Choose A Horse Feed Supplement-Missy's Bucket

How To Choose A Horse Feed Supplement

by Zoe Manning 4 min read

Our horses rely on vitamins and minerals to maintain essential bodily functions and good general health. Just like all living things, they would die without them. So how do we work out what they need and how do we choose a good supplement once we know what’s likely to be missing?
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Horse Care In Winter-Missy's Bucket

Horse Care In Winter

by Zoe Manning 5 min read

As the days are getting shorter and the temperature plummets, there are a few extra considerations we need to think about when it comes to caring for our horses in cold weather.
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What are Adaptogens and how can we use them to help our horses?-Missy's Bucket

What are Adaptogens and how can we use them to help our horses?

by Zoe Manning 4 min read

Adaptogens are natural substances that help the body deal with stress. They increase resistance to stress and decrease sensitivity to stressors which results in protection and prolongs the stress resistance phase.

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Using Nutrition To Combat Disease-Missy's Bucket

Using Nutrition To Combat Disease

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

If we place a high priority on getting the diet as optimal as possible, many of the ailments and diseases that we commonly see in the horse tend to resolve on their own.
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This Is How You Can Best Feed Your Horse On A Tight Budget-Missy's Bucket

This Is How You Can Best Feed Your Horse On A Tight Budget

by Zoe Manning 4 min read

The next few months are going to be tough with so many people impacted by financial stress induced by COVID 19. We would like to address how your horse can continue to be fed well, receiving what they need nutritionally, but not cost you a fortune. This is how you can best feed your horse whilst on a tight budget. 
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Suffering From Summer Coat Bleaching? We have the answer!-Missy's Bucket

Suffering From Summer Coat Bleaching? We have the answer!

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

Mineral Balance Is The Key. Our horses’ coats can suffer in the summer months however there are a few things we can do to help keep that fresh spring coat sleek, smooth and shiny!
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Salt - Add it daily. It's Essential To Your Horse Health, Especially During Summer.-Missy's Bucket

Salt - Add it daily. It's Essential To Your Horse Health, Especially During Summer.

by Zoe Manning 3 min read

By adding salt to your horse's diet daily, you will avoid dehydration, poor performance and colic. It's cheap insurance!

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Cheap Insurance for Health  - Vitamin E and Selenium - Two Essential Antioxidants-Missy's Bucket

Cheap Insurance for Health  - Vitamin E and Selenium - Two Essential Antioxidants

by Zoe Manning 1 min read

Vitamin E and Selenium are commonly deficient in the Equine diet and deficiency symptoms are commonly seen in horses. Low levels will also cause a decline in health and performance before symptoms are obvious.
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Magnesium - A Vital Mineral For Horse Health-Missy's Bucket

Magnesium - A Vital Mineral For Horse Health

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

Magnesium is often deficient in the Equine diet and because of its importance, and the fact that it is generally a very safe supplement to add to the diet, we recommend it routinely.
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Copper Is Essential To Your Horse's Diet : Check The Symptoms, Could Your Horse Be Deficient?-Missy's Bucket

Copper Is Essential To Your Horse's Diet : Check The Symptoms, Could Your Horse Be Deficient?

by Zoe Manning 2 min read

Copper is one of the ‘Trace’ minerals required in Equine Nutrition. Even though it is only needed in tiny amounts, it is extremely important for good health and is utilised in 100’s of enzyme systems throughout the horse’s body!
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Got A Fussy Eater?-Missy's Bucket

Got A Fussy Eater?

by Zoe Manning 3 min read

You’ve done your research, forked out your hard earned cash and after waiting for your supplements to arrive you head excitedly to the feed shed to make your horses new magic brew… WAIT
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So You Think Your Horse Has Ulcers?-Missy's Bucket

So You Think Your Horse Has Ulcers?

by Zoe Manning 6 min read

Here is your 7 Point Checklist For Management And Prevention of horse ulcers. 

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