Editorials

20 February 2018
Cresty Neck Score Sheet

Get your FREESTEP Cresty neck Scoresheet with our compliments.

10 February 2018

Let’s face it some horses (to put it politely) are hungry all the time and will do ANYTHING for food, break down fences, let themselves into feed rooms and jump into the greener field next door.

7 October 2017
Paradise Paddock

Freestep Superfix strongly recommends the use of a paradise paddock grazing system for ponies with low grade laminitis, EMS or IR.

12 July 2016

Why plant based phytotherapy/medicine cannot be proven by current scientific methods meaning a list of references and peer based reviews from scientific journals is unlikely in our times.

12 July 2016

How mineral levels have changed since 1966. Soils are lower in mineral content than 50 years ago but how does this effect the actual ingested mineral content? Let’s do a comparison with the results from a mineral analysis taken from various grasses in 1966 with a similar analysis from 2013. […]

11 November 2014

Is it possible to manage EMS without a prescription for metformin and prevent or avoid the onset of endocrinopathic laminitis? Obesity is associated with health problems in horses and leads to equine metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, laminitis and Cushings. Equine obesity has increased at an alarming rate in recent years […]

5 November 2014

Leptin is a hormone and signalling chemical that originates and is released from adipose tissue, it starts out as a friend by regulating and creating an energy balance through a wide range of functions, it also adjusts the feeling of hunger and tells the horse to stop eating when it […]

13 April 2012

Ten Tips for the pasture management of horses prone to laminitis.

13 February 2012

Many calmers contain herbs that may not comply with the rules of the FEI and the BSPS so it is always important to check with the manufacturers and the relevant governing bodies. Superfix contains a range of indigenous plant compounds readily available to horses grazing in a natural environment.