Aug 08

Gain Horse Feed's Chris Miller among speakers at LIFEFORCE Equine Digestive Health Seminar

Gain Horse Feed's Chris Miller among speakers at LIFEFORCE Equine Digestive Health Seminar

The LIFEFORCE Equine Digestive Health Seminar takes place on Saturday, August 10th in the Thomas Prior Hall at Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge right next to the RDS Dublin Horse Show. Among the excellent line up of speakers is Chris Miller, from Gain Horse Feeds. For more than 30 years, Chris has been the Nutrition Manager for Gain Feeds, Ireland’s largest-selling horse feed brand.

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Jul 18

Connecting Farmers with Farmers

Connecting Farmers with Farmers

When a problem arises on the farm, there is a good chance that someone in the world has already faced that same challenge. With the world becoming more and more global, the opportunity for farmers to share and learn from one another has grown immensely. When a disease hits animal production in one country, they can often look to another country to see how they overcome that challenge. Many countries are attempting to model their production after other countries with successful methods. 

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Jun 05

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium

Making Strides in Sport Horse Nutrition at the Alltech Symposium
The diets of the Olympic sprinter and the long-distance runner vary because each athlete requires the nutritional intake to compete in different levels of sport. According to Veronique Julliand, an equine researcher at Agrosup Dijon in France, this logic also holds true for performance horses. In fact, the equine health industry is moving toward more targeted nutrition for specific levels of athleticism and activity, from the high-speed Thoroughbred to the persevering endurance Arabian.

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May 31

How Important is the Equine Industry in Kentucky?

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It was great to speak with Harvie Wilkinson during the Symposium and learn about his passion for the Kentucky equine industry. Although Kentucky is known as the ‘Horse Capital of the World,’ this was the first time I’d heard its economic impact so precisely defined.

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