Feeding the performance horse

How does the course work?

Online Course duration

2 h
Online learning

What you will learn

Effective nutrition is one of the cornerstones for producing a fit and healthy horse which is able to compete at the best of its ability. In this course you will learn about:

  • Where to obtain nutritional advice
  • Why forage is the foundation of all competition horse diets
  • How complementary feeds can be used to tailor a horse’s diet to its individual needs
  • How to ensure quality and consistency in home-mixed feeds
  • How to plan, manage and monitor nutrition and feeding at home and at competitions
  • How to manage water and electrolyte uptake during competitions

Course format



Dr Patricia Harris

Ruth Bishop

Dr Isabel Imboden