HELP! My leg aids aren’t working!
During practice, horses often respond badly to leg aids. The horse does not go forwards or sidewards, but responds oppositely, hence there is no good result. Horses that experience an uncomfortable feeling in the gastrointestinal tract react badly to leg aids. They have a bloated feeling, are creaky with attachments and find the pressure of the leg annoying.
Do you recognize these issues and do you want to do something about this? Then take a closer look at the stable management. Gastrointestinal complaints occur with every race, all ages, disciplines and levels.
The complaints often occur in horses that get a cereal rich or
In trotting and racing, 60-90% of the horses suffer from stomach problems such as stomach ulcers. Horses for regular dressage, jumping, or recreation do not escape this problem. Intestinal problems such as an imbalance in the intestinal flora, damage to the intestinal wall or reduced growth and development of healthy intestinal flakes occur regularly as well.
What can you do to prevent the risk of stomach bowel problems?
- Provide sufficient roughage (minimum 1-1.5 kg /100 kg
lg) divided over at least 3-4 feedings
- Do not provide concentrate for 2 hours before training or competition. For example, giving roughage for
- Restrain grain and starch in the concentrate feed, and give a maximum of 2 kg per feed
- Prevent stressful situations as much as possible and always give them contact with peers.
Hartog Lucerne-mix Digest
Discover the power of the unique POWERSTART formula. The natural solution against stomach and intestinal problems.
- Supports and protects the gastrointestinal tract
- Stimulates chewing and prolongs feed intake
- Free from grain and molasses
Horses that get a cereal rich or
Why is the Hartog Lucerne-mix Digest different from the other products for stomach and intestinal problems?
Lucerne-mix Digest starts at the base: good roughage! The roughage mix is very versatile (preventive and in case of illness) and can be combined with all kinds of concentrate (preferably sugar and starchy concentrates).