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April 4, 2023


April is Stress Awareness month. Horses are naturally predisposed to being stressed. As evolved prey animals, their instinct is to be watchful and mindful of threats. Additionally they are creatures of habit and disruptions to their routine is disrupted can have anxious implications. In modern equine management horses can experience stress for a variety of…

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March 28, 2023

Stressed out: New insights for racehorse welfare from cutting-edge genomics research

Temperament is often referred to by winning connections as a crucial element of a racehorse’s success. Temperament reflects patterns of thought, behaviour and emotion and includes the ability to cope with the demands of training. Horses that do not easily adapt to the training environment may have extended periods out-of-training and unsuitable temperament is responsible…

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March 27, 2023

Visualisation victorious in the Plusvital Devoy Stakes

This weekend saw the opening of the flat season at Naas Racecourse. Despite a week of wet weather, the sun shone and racing could proceed. Sponsoring the Devoy Stakes for a fourth year, Visualisation for Joseph O’Brien and Harold Millar was an impressive winner on the day. The 5 year old bay gelding, ridden to…

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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 24, 2023

Visit Plusvital at Spoga Horse 2023

Plusvital will present at this year’s Spoga Horse event taking place from the 4-6th February. Spoga is the leading B2B trade fair for the equine industry and returns to Koelnmesse exhibition centre. Showcasing our complete range of science-based supplements, Plusvital look forward to welcoming and meeting our global clients at this year’s fair. We would like to…

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December 13, 2022

Shaping the Sport of Kings

A critical set of genes linked to successful racehorses has been identified by an international research team. Scientists from Asia, Europe, North America, and the Irish equine science company Plusvital compared the genomes of Thoroughbred, Arabian and Mongolian racehorses to horses bred for other sports and leisure, and were able to pinpoint a set of…

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