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Jo Aston
Lucinda Green Cross-Country Clinic

Lucinda Green Cross-Country Clinic

Warwickshire Hunt Riding Club hosted a Lucinda Green Clinic in conjunction with Tharos Ltd on 21st August 2019 Twenty lucky riders from across the Area 5 region found themselves absorbing information from one of the best XC riders the world has seen. Lucinda has won Badminton six times on six different horses, won Burghley, and has had many team appearances representing GB at Championships. Her training skills are in demand across the globe. To further add to the day, Tharos Ltd were on hand to discuss their innovative new digestive supplement - a new approach to an old problem of...

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Tharos EquiNectar
How much potassium does a horse need

Potassium - how much does your horse need?

Potassium is the most important ion in controlling osmotic pressure within cells, and most body potassium is stored within the muscles, playing a major role in the nerve signals that control muscle contractions. The total amount of body potassium in a 500kg horse is estimated to be 28,000mEq, or 1,092g, all of which can be derived from forage when fed a low concentrate, high forage diet. Diets proportionally high in cereals provide lower levels of potassium, and during exercise, redistribution of electrolytes is needed, with the gastro-intestinal tract acting as a useful store. The daily requirement of potassium for 500kg...

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Tharos EquiNectar
What goes into making an equine feed supplement?

What goes into making an equine feed supplement?

The design and manufacturing of nutritious equine feeds seems simple – what’s good for us must be good for horses? In reality, a business which sells or manufactures animal feeds, including supplements, must comply with EU feed legislation, which lays down strict rules on the types of feed materials and additives which can be fed to horses, how feed should be labelled, and prevents unsubstantiated claims. Our team includes a qualified animal nutritionist who specialises in feed legislation to ensure we are compliant and gives us maximum confidence in the integrity of our products. EquiNectar is a natural, horse digestive...

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Jo Aston
Warwickshire Hunt Riding Club: Harry Meade Show Jumping Training

Warwickshire Hunt Riding Club: Harry Meade Show Jumping Training

Harry Meade is not only one of our top riders, but also commentates for the BBC, and has a regular H&H column. His fascinating analogies communicate techniques and make learning fun and easy! 

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