Our range of supplements are developed in collaboration with leading equine nutritionists, scientists, and vets. Read their expert advice below.

March 23, 2023

Support weanlings with Plusvital Breeding Robust

Plusvital Breeding Robust is scientifically formulated to balance the diet of the growing horse and help protect against dietary inadequacies that may lead to development issues. This nutritional supplement is designed to support robust skeletal health with a combination of calcium, phosphorus, essential amino acids and vitamin D. Containing several targeted and beneficial ingredients, it…

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March 17, 2023


Plusvital will continue their sponsorship of the Devoy Stakes on the opening weekend of the Irish Flat racing season at Naas Racecourse. The Plusvital Devoy Stakes is a highly competitive early season target for some of Ireland’s leading middle-distance and staying horses. Now in their fourth year supporting Naas Racecourse, Plusvital are proud sponsors of the 1m2f…

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March 2, 2023

Supporting racing & recovery

The globalization of racing has eroded the margins of success between trainers. High performance is no longer guaranteed based on pedigrees. A study* carried out on winning margins in racing suggests that the overall percentage difference between first place and second place  is 0.32%, the difference between first and third was 0.75%. Never before has…

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February 22, 2023

Taking the fuss out of Gastro Health

Neutragast is now available in pellets. Ideal for fussy eaters, Neutragast Pellets promote gastrointestinal health in convenient & palatable soy protein base pellet form. Using research proven ingredients to promote digestive performance the pellets contain key ingredients boswellia extract, calcified seaweed, saccharomyces cerevisiae and provides a source of B vitamins to help with food metabolism….

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January 5, 2022

Supporting the nutrition needs of the broodmare and unborn foal

How do I nutritionally support my broodmare during pregnancy and to provide the unborn foal with the key nutrients required for development? Within the last trimester of the pregnancy, the largest amount of growth of the foetus occurs within the mare, with over 60% of the growth occurring within this third of the pregnancy. However,…

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November 18, 2020

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS): Causes And How To Prevent It

The equine stomach consists of an upper non-glandular or “squamous” area (food enters into this part from the oesophagus) and a lower glandular region, which are divided by a line in the stomach wall called the margo plicatus. Gastric ulcers can occur in both areas and the umbrella term “Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome” (EGUS) is used as a description.

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November 6, 2020

Plusvital Breeding Robust: Suitable For All Breeding Stock

Plusvital Breeding Robust: Suitable For All Breeding Stock Muscle Development Once the weaning period has passed, it is important to support steady and balanced tissue and muscle growth while trying to prevent any musculoskeletal diseases caused by nutritional imbalances. Plusvital Breeding Robust has several targeted and beneficial ingredients which make it a very suitable supplement…

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July 14, 2020

Tying-Up In Horses And How To Manage It

Tying-Up In Horses And How To Manage It Exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) or Tying-Up is a broad term that is frequently used to describe a wide variety of muscle disorders that affect the performance horse. Typical signs of Tying-Up include a horse which becomes stiff, sweats, and is reluctant to move. There is generally a massive…

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June 11, 2020

Top Five Supplements To Improve The Health And Performance Of Your Racehorse

Top Five Supplements To Improve The Health And Performance Of Your Racehorse Nutrition is an essential part of race preparation and recovery for a racehorse. The intensive modern training programmes of racehorses require a diet that provides all the key nutrients to combat stress and to maximise the horse’s athletic potential. In order to ensure a…

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August 22, 2019

Everything That You Need To Know About Electrolyte Supplementation

Everything That You Need To Know About Electrolyte Supplementation Passive evaporative loss from the skin in horses not exercising in a moderate temperature (5-20oC) is expected to be around 6 litres per day or less. Increased core body temperature as a result of use of muscles during exercise or high environmental temperature result in the…

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August 14, 2019

Nutraceutical Aspects Of Sales Preparation

Nutraceutical Aspects Of Sales Preparation Dr. Michael Griffin Bsc. MVB. PhdWithin the sales ring the body condition, confirmation and overall appearance of a yearling can either add or subtract from its sales catalogue page. Thus, these visual attributes can directly affect the sales price of a yearling. With this in mind, the aim of preparation…

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