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The Equine Health & Nutrition Seminar


Saracen Horse Feeds are delighted to present The Equine Health & Nutrition Seminar: Applying the Science for Sports Horses, in partnership with Kentucky Equine Research.

With a partnership that spans over 20 years, Saracen Horse Feeds and Kentucky Equine Research have worked together to combine the very latest nutritional research and development to support equine wellbeing worldwide.

Having hosted previous educational events together, this seminar will take place at Newbury Racecourse on 4th June and not only reviews the latest research, but also places a firm focus on feeding application in a practical manner to support performance horses.

The line-up of speakers includes Founder & President of Kentucky Equine Research Dr Joe Pagan, MS, PhD world leader in equine research and nutrition. This is a unique opportunity to listen to one of Dr Joe Pagan’s seminars in the UK, whereby he will be presenting his latest research over two engaging talks.

From the UK, Senior Registered Nutritionist at Saracen Horse Feeds Lizzie Drury, MSc, RNUTR, specialist surgeon Ollie Crow, BVSc, CertES(Orth), DipECVS, MRCVS and recognised specialist in equine internal medicine Richard Hepburn, BVSc, MS(Hons), CertEM(IntMed), DipACVIM, FRCVS will also be speaking about their specialist subject areas.

The talks will include; the latest review of strategies to help horses cool and rehydrate in hot conditions, why joint disease happens and treatments, equine gastric ulcer syndrome management, key roles of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and feeding throughout the competition season to support performance and recovery.

As well as an established line-up of keynote speakers, joining the panel for the Q&A will be Eventing Performance Manager for British Equestrian Richard Waygood MBE, and renowned International Groom Alan Davies. Bringing a practical and well-rounded view of equine wellbeing and performance, the addition of Richard and Alan promises a practical application of the presented scientific findings, allowing attendees to leave with actionable points to support horse welfare and performance.

This is a free to attend event, and open to all. To register and secure your place today, please visit:

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