Category: Blog

11 Oct 2021
British eventing winter series

Elite Equine Supports British Eventing Winter Series

  The Elite Equine UK team are pleased to announce a new partnership with British Eventing, to support their winter Jump Training series for the 2021/2022 season. “Elite Equine UK are very excited to be taking over the title sponsorship of the British Eventing Jump Training series this Winter,” said Maxie Heppell, Head of Business […]

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30 Sep 2021
exercise horses

Supporting Horses Post Exercise

  As riders we all have our post-exercise routines.  Whether this is simply walking the horse off and a basic wash down, or whether you’re washing down with warm water, or maybe the application of a massage rug.  However, it isn’t just what riders do on the outside that matters, how we support our horses […]

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17 Sep 2021
equine off-season

Equine Health and the Importance of the Off-Season

  As Championship Meets across the UK heralds the nearing conclusion of competition season, thoughts are turning to equine care during the rest period. From his years in equine practice and his own bout with cancer at only 36, Dr. Thomas Schell, (DVM, DABVP, CVCH, board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in […]

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10 Sep 2021
NOPS and your horse

Naturally Occurring Prohibited Substances & Your Horse

Naturally Occurring Prohibited Substances is “any substance that can exert an effect on a horse”. A naturally occurring prohibited substance (or NOPS) is one that is either naturally present within certain ingredients or that occurs as a result of inadvertent cross contamination during processing.   Where do they come from? The main NOPS and their […]

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03 Sep 2021

There’s an app for that! Best horse apps today

  Some of the best finds are those you didn’t even know you were looking for.  And when you find one that speaks to the exact thing that has been standing between you and Olympic glory… well, then. From dressage to show jumping, cross-country or hacking or simply taking the best horse selfies, these apps […]

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27 Aug 2021

What’s the deal with antioxidants and horses?

  Eventing is a rigorous exercise challenge, similar to the human triathlon, that tests the physical ability and skill of both horse and rider during three separate phases: In dressage, a standard set of movements is performed and awarded a subjective score. Cross-country jumping requires horses to jump over 35 to 40 obstacles covering 5 […]

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20 Aug 2021

Is There a Safe Social Media Alternative? The Answer for Young Equestrians

  Have you been trying to find a wholesome and safe social media platform for your horse crazy teenager? Continuing our quest to build a beautifully ethical and socially responsible business, Elite Equine endeavours to contribute to our community as much as possible.  And as our community is wherever we find ourselves, our responsibility also […]

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13 Aug 2021
#tokyoolympics 2021

Hidden Gems from #tokyoolympics 2021

  This year’s Olympics had us in cheers and in tears and everything in between! We then delved a little deeper and found even more special moments, rarely-seen video footage, and amazing stories about our beloved #teamgb   Watch ▶️ Olympic Village Tour! Tom Daley “If you ever wanted to see inside the Olympic village…here […]

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23 Jul 2021
inflammation in horses

Whole-body Inflammation in Horses

Equine researchers have been studying the concept of whole-body inflammation and its links to a variety of health problems for years. But what is whole-body inflammation?  How does it relate to my horse’s overall health?   Whole-body inflammation in horses When someone mention “inflammation”, you may picture a localized swollen area on a limb or […]

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09 Jul 2021
arthritis in horse hocks

Arthritis in Horse Hocks

  Arthritis in the small joints of the horse hock is a very common condition affecting all types of horses.  It is not just a disease of old horses; in fact, we regularly see this in horses around seven or eight years old, and it is often picked up in the autumn as the weather […]

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