Reigning Champion Jockey for 20 years, AP has now retired after an illustrious career in racing and recently visited his Champion Hurdle winning partner ‘Make a Stand’ at Henrietta Knight’s yard. Make a Stand produced one of AP’s most memorable wins in the 1997 Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham where he led all the way, now 25 years old the chestnut gelding lives at Henrietta’s Oxfordshire yard with Edredon Bleu (whom AP won the Queen Mother Champion Chase in 2000).
This is the case regardless of whether your horse is stabled or still kept out at grass all year round.
For the grass kept horse the main priority will be to make sure they are provided with adequate forage to replace the grass which will now be non-existent or of poor quality, to enable them to keep warm.
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With the help from Protexin their horses achieve peak fitness and health all year round and they are keen advocates of the benefits probiotics deliver.
Lifeforce Formula from Alltech is a supplement specially designed for breeding horses and leisure horses in moderate activity levels.
Fed as a daily supplement Lifeforce Formula provides the building blocks to enhance the body’s own natural immune system.
It also ensures breeding mares and stallions have the correct balance of nutrients that are vital for breeding a strong healthy foal.