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Celebrate Being One Of 5,000 SPILLERS Slimmers And Win A Weight Loss Pack

1 year ago

17th April, 2023 15h57


To celebrate the SPILLERS™ Slimmers’ Club hitting a massive 5,000 members this month, the feed brand is running a special competition for their Club members to win a weight loss pack worth £325.

The SPILLERS Slimmers’ Club was launched in the summer of 2021 to help address the problem of equine obesity in a positive way. It provides practical support and camaraderie for owners of overweight horses and ponies, to aid them on their weight loss journey. The Club is continuing to grow at a rate of around 50 new members per month, showing the equestrian community’s receptiveness to the provision of knowledge and support for weight loss.

Nicola Jarvis, Head of Veterinary Services at Redwings, said:

“Equine obesity is one of the biggest welfare issues facing horses and the more we can do to keep them in optimal body condition the better. SPILLERS is working really hard to help with their Slimmers’ Club and I’m delighted to hear that they’ve now reached over 5,000 members. It's a lovely non-judgemental group, and I'd encourage everyone to sign up for great advice in a really supportive environment.”

The special weight loss pack includes: 

·      3 bags of SPILLERS Lite & Lean Balancer

·      3 bags of SPILLERS Fibre Lite Molasses Free

·      A balancer cup

·      Nibbleaze haynet

·      Shires Deluxe Grazing Muzzle

·      Parallax slow feeder

·      Water bucket

·      EZI-KIT Manure Scoop

For horses, being overweight can pose as much of a welfare risk as being underweight, not only because of the direct weight-associated effects, but also due to the increased risks posed for certain clinical conditions, especially laminitis. Other health and welfare implications include increased joint strain, respiratory stress, heat intolerance, an increase in chronic low-grade inflammation in senior horses and reduced fertility.

The motivating and friendly SPILLERS Slimmers’ Club provides practical information and advice including weight loss tips, details of how to body condition score and use a weigh tape, diet plans and weight loss records. Club members also receive access to a dedicated Facebook group where they can share their horse’s progress and tips with other owners, get inspired with success stories and post questions for SPILLERS nutrition advisors to answer.

“The enthusiasm we’ve received for the SPILLERS Slimmers’ Club has been overwhelming,” said Sarah Nelson, Product Manager at Mars Horsecare, home of the SPILLERS brand. “The rapid growth of our Club over the past eighteen months shows the level of drive and commitment of horse owners who all want to help their overweight horses and ponies achieve safe, sustainable weight loss. We are proud to be able to support them from a peer-to-peer perspective, as their partners in care.”

The competition is exclusive to members of the SPILLERS Slimmers’ Club. Details on how to enter can be found in the SPILLERS Slimmers’ Club Facebook group.


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