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April 16, 2021

Get to know : Emily-Kate Robinson

Last week, we announced that Dressage rider Emily-Kate Robinson was joining our Plusvital team of riders. We put some questions to Emily-Kate, find out more about our latest rider below! Q.1) What was your childhood ambition? To be able to compete at the highest level and to ride for Ireland. Q.2) Growing up, who was…

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July 31, 2020

Plusvital Successes Lead To New Partnership With D&H Direct In The UK

Plusvital Successes Lead To New Partnership With D&H Direct In The UK Irish equine science company Plusvital has just announced a new partnership with leading UK supplier D&H Direct to support the UK equine market with Plusvital’s scientifically-based range of supplements. The new agreement comes on the back of a number of notable successes for…

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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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June 5, 2020

Leading Equine Companies Give Back To Industry At Naas Racecourse

Leading Equine Companies Give Back To Industry At Naas Racecourse Naas Racecourse has announced that Irish equine nutrition leaders Plusvital are one of a number of industry companies to step up and support the racing industry during this challenging time. The industry nutrition experts will sponsor the Plusvital Irish EBF Polonia Stakes which will be…

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May 19, 2020

RSN927am: Mike Shelly On Equine Genetic Testing

Listen below to Plusvital’s CEO Mike Shelly give his views to Australia’s RSN927am on just how useful genetic testing can be for racehorse trainers and why he sees the practice becoming commonplace across the industry in future. Learn more about Plusvital’s cutting-edge genetic tests for Thoroughbreds here.

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May 2, 2020

Scientists Show Increase Of Key Nutrient For Energy Production In Horse Muscle

Scientists Show Increase Of Key Nutrient For Energy Production In Horse Muscle New research published last week by scientists at University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and Irish equine science company Plusvital has demonstrated that prolonged supplementation with the compound Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10) increases CoQ10 content in the skeletal muscle of horses which may result…

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February 13, 2020

Australian Breeders Capture Genes To Produce Winning Thoroughbreds

Australian Breeders Capture Genes To Produce Winning Thoroughbreds New research by scientists at University College Dublin and Irish equine science company Plusvital has identified the specific chromosomal regions that are favourable to horseracing in Australia and have been captured by breeders over generations to maximise success. A new study entitled ‘Selection in Australian Thoroughbred horses…

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December 10, 2019

Barbury Racecourse Announces Initiatives To Generate Runners

Barbury Racecourse Announces Initiatives To Generate Runners Barbury Racecourse’s three fixtures this season have co-ordinated efforts to capture their share of the runners competing in Point-to-Point races by devising four initiatives for the forthcoming season, launching with the unique Barbury International fixture next month, on Sunday December 15th. Leading Irish equine supplements firm Plusvital is…

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November 9, 2019

Melbourne Cup Winner Vow And Declare Powered By Plusvital

Melbourne Cup Winner Vow And Declare Powered By Plusvital Vow and Declare’s victory in last week’s Melbourne Cup is a major coup for Australian trainer Danny O’Brien, as well as Irish equine science company Plusvital, who supported the colt’s training with the world’s first nutrigenomic supplement for horses, EnerGene-Q10. Scientifically proven to provide more efficient…

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October 9, 2019

The Benefits Of Genetic Testing for Horses in Training

The Benefits Of Genetic Testing for Horses in Training This article, entitled The Benefits of Genetic Testing for Horses in Training, was originally published in the Paulick Report on 4th October 2019.[vc_single_image image=”11647″ img_size=”1000×667″ alignment=”center”]Without a doubt, the successful training of Thoroughbred racehorses is a complicated process, which includes the formidable task of selecting a…

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September 22, 2019

Kate Deegan Joins Plusvital As Sales Manager for Ireland and the UK

Kate Deegan Joins Plusvital As Sales Manager for Ireland and the UK Irish equine science company Plusvital has recently announced that Kate Deegan will be joining the organisation as its new Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland. Having assisted her husband Paul training on the Curragh, Deegan previously studied at The Royal Agricultural University,…

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