Ingredient Focus – Soya

Soya is a very common ingredient in animal feed and we use it throughout most of the Castle Horse Feeds Range, and with very good reason. What is Soya? The soybean or soya bean plant (Glycine max) is a species of legume, native to East Asia and widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses. Soya is grown all over the world because of its […] Continue Reading

Ingredient Focus – Oat Feed

Oat Feed is commonly used in horse feeds in the UK and Ireland, but it is often thought of as a ‘filler’ with little nutrient value. However, far from just a filler, it is actually a very useful ingredient that we include in many of our feeds which provides a range of benefits for your horse. What is Oat Feed? […] Continue Reading

Beet Pulp – the fibre provider

Unmolassed beet pulp is a versatile and useful feed which we use as a beneficial ingredient in a range of our feeds.  It is highly palatable, low in starch and sugar and provides highly digestible fibre to support your horse’s beneficial hindgut microbes. What is Beet Pulp? Beet pulp is a by-product of the sugar industry. Sugar beet is grown and […] Continue Reading

Linseed – Boost your winter feeding

If you are looking to boost your horse’s health and condition this winter – then look no further than Smart Linseed to provide a fantastic winter feed: Linseed itself comes from the Linseed plant (Linum usitassiumum) also known as flaxseed – a member of the plant family Linaceae, with distinctive small blue flowers. It is grown as a crop all […] Continue Reading