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New Survey Aims To Enhance Nutrition Support For Senior Horses

4 months ago

3rd January, 2024 11h04


If you have a horse or pony of 15 years or over, the SPILLERS™ brand team would love your help with their new Senior Horse Survey. The results will help the feed company learn more about the specific nutritional needs of seniors and every participant will have the chance to win free feed too. 

Traditionally, horses and ponies of 15 years or over, were classified as ‘senior’ but perspectives are continuing to change and horses are staying active and ‘youthful’ for longer, largely because of improvements in knowledge, management and care. SPILLERS data suggests that around 40% of horses and ponies in the UK may now be in the 15+ category. 

“With more and more horse owners now caring for ‘seniors’ we are on a mission to gather more in-depth information about management practices,” said Sarah Nelson, Product Manager at Mars Horsecare, home of the SPILLERS brand.  “If you own or care for a horse or pony who is 15 years or over, we would be very grateful if you could participate in our survey. The results will help us identify how we can provide the best support for senior horses nutritionally, to help keep them in optimum health throughout the ageing process.”

The survey is set up with one horse or pony in mind. If you own more than one horse or pony of 15 years or over, please complete a survey for each horse. Every completion will provide an additional entry into the prize draw.

Click here to complete the survey. 

If you would like access to the survey results, just add your email address at the end of the survey. If you submit your email address, you’ll also be added to a prize draw for your chance to win a £50 SPILLERS Feed voucher.

To find out more about the SPILLERS range of senior feeds contact our Care-Line on + 44 (0)1908 226626 or visit


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