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Expert equine advice on a range of topics including equine nutrition, equine genetic and the latest equine-related scientific developments.

Plusvital Scone Seminar: Prof Emmeline Hill

Plusvital Scone Seminar: Prof Emmeline Hill

02 Dec 2018

Plusvital Scone Seminar: Prof Emmeline Hill Watch Prof Emmeline Hill speak at the Plusvital Scone Seminar on “Thoroughbred Genomics: Shaping the Future from the Past” recorded in the Hunter Valley Equine Research Centre on Tue... / Read more »

Group Winning Trainer Johnny Murtagh Plusvital

Group Winning Trainer Johnny Murtagh On Plusvital

28 May 2018

Group Winning Trainer Johnny Murtagh On Plusvital Watch five-time Champion jockey and Group winning trainer Johnny Murtagh speak about how working with Plusvital has been of benefit to his yard. C... / Read more »

MicroActive CoQ10: The Special Ingredient In Plusvital EnerGene-Q10

MicroActive CoQ10: The Special Ingredient In Plusvital’s EnerGene-Q10

27 Feb 2018

MicroActive CoQ10: The Special Ingredient In Plusvital’s EnerGene-Q10 Absorption of crude ubiquinone powder is as low as 1% because: (i) Crude ubiquinone crystals have poor solubility as they are fat soluble a... / Read more »

Using CoQ10 for Energy Generation and Recovery

Using CoQ10 For Energy Generation And Recovery

27 Feb 2018

Using CoQ10 for Energy Generation and Recovery Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is also known by the name ubiquinone for the reason that it is ubiquitous throughout all living cells in all animals and most bacteria. It was firs... / Read more »

Thoroughbred Daily News Podcast: Prof Emmeline Hill

Thoroughbred Daily News Podcast: Professor Emmeline Hill

20 Feb 2018

Thoroughbred Daily News Podcast: Professor Emmeline Hill How does genetic testing work and how does it fit within the wider equine industry? Listen to Plusvital’s Professor Emmeline Hill speak to Bill Finley on that subject as p... / Read more »

Danny O'Brien - Plusvital Brand Ambassador

Danny O’Brien On Plusvital Genetic Testing

19 Jan 2018

Watch multiple Group 1 winning Australian trainer and Plusvital Brand Ambassador Danny O’Brien give his thoughts on our genetic testing. Danny O'Brien On Plusvital Genetic Testing... / Read more »

Jim Bolger Plusvital

Jim Bolger On Plusvital Genetic Testing

15 Jan 2018

Watch Plusvital customer Jim Bolger speak about using Plusvital genetic test to the benefit of his breeding and training operation. Jim Bolger On Plusvital Genetic Testing... / Read more »

Jim Bolger Plusvital

Jim Bolger On Plusvital Supplements

15 Jan 2018

Watch Plusvital customer Jim Bolger speak about how he has found using our supplements with the horses in his yard, including the Group One winning Verbal Dexterity. Jim Bolger On Plusvital Supplements... / Read more »

Prof Emmeline Hill - Horse Tech

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At The 2017 Horse Tech Conference In RVC London

31 Oct 2017

Watch Plusvital’s Prof Emmeline Hill presenting on “Genomics: Shaping The Future From The Past” at the inaugural Horse Tech Conference held in the Royal Veterinary College London in October 2017. Prof Emme... / Read more »

Speed Gene In The Gate

ESPN In The Gate Podcast: The Speed Gene

30 Sep 2017

ESPN In The Gate Podcast: The Speed Gene Plusvital’s Prof Emmeline Hill discusses the Speed Gene and the benefits of testing for it on with Barry Abrams on ESPN’s In The Gate podcast. https://www.plusvital.com/wp-content/uploa... / Read more »

Nutrigenetics In Horses

Nutrigenetics in Horses: The Next Step in Equine Nutrition?

04 Aug 2017

Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics In Horses With the sequencing of the equine genome in the last decade there is now an expanding and readily available spectrum of genetic technologies for a variety of applications in hor... / Read more »

Plusvital's Prof Emmeline Hill presenting at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association Symposium 2017 held in Lexington, KY.

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At CBA Symposium 2017 (Part 3)

30 May 2017

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At CBA Symposium 2017 (Part 3) Plusvital’s Prof Emmeline Hill presenting at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association Symposium 2017 held in Lexington, KY.... / Read more »

Plusvital's Prof Emmeline Hill presenting at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association Symposium 2017 held in Lexington, KY.

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At CBA Symposium 2017 (Part 2)

30 May 2017

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At CBA Symposium 2017 (Part 2) Plusvital’s Prof Emmeline Hill presenting at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association Symposium 2017 held in Lexington, KY.... / Read more »

Plusvital's Prof Emmeline Hill presenting at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association Symposium 2017 held in Lexington, KY.

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At CBA Symposium 2017 (Part 1)

30 May 2017

Prof Emmeline Hill Presents At CBA Symposium 2017 (Part 1) Plusvital’s Prof Emmeline Hill presenting at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association Symposium 2017 held in Lexington, KY.... / Read more »

Plusvital Seminar Q&A Session

Plusvital Seminar (October 2016) – Q&A Session

24 May 2017

Watch Plusvital’s Professor Emmeline Hill and Professor Lisa Katz take a Q&A session on equine genetics following the Plusvital seminar held at the Keadeen Hotel in October 2016. Watch P... / Read more »

Plusvital Seminar - Professor Emmeline Hill

Plusvital Seminar (October 2016) – Prof Emmeline Hill

24 May 2017

Plusvital Seminar (October 2016) – Prof Emmeline Hill Watch Plusvital’s Professor Emmeline Hill talk equine genetics, the Speed Gene and Plusvital’s research progress at the Plusvital seminar at the Keadeen Hotel in Octo... / Read more »

Prof Lisa Katz - Plusvital Seminar, October 2016

Plusvital Seminar (October 2016) – Professor Lisa Katz

16 May 2017

Watch Professor Lisa Katz speak on how genetics can be used to assist equine disease management and prevention at the Plusvital seminar held in the Keadeen Hotel in October 2016. Watch Plusvital... / Read more »

Electrolytes

Electrolytes

25 Mar 2015

Electrolytes Prolonged or strenuous exercise can be detrimental to the hydration and electrolyte status of the horse. Athletic, performing horses often endure sweating and sweating results in large electrolytes and water losses. I... / Read more »

Cutting Out Cobalt Plusvital

Cutting Out Cobalt

15 Jan 2015

Cutting Out Cobalt The recent media coverage concerning cobalt misuse in racing has raised concerns surrounding the presence of this element in equine feedstuffs and supplements. There is no doubting the fact that the element is a... / Read more »

Plusvital Supplements

Ten Facts About The Universe And Supplements For Horses

13 Jan 2015

Ten Facts About The Universe And Supplements For Horses 1. B-Vitamins can be produced in the horses gut 2. Amino Acids are essential for building muscle and 10 of them need to supplied in the horses diet 3. Prebiotics are not Prob... / Read more »

Flavourings And Fussy Eaters

Flavourings And Fussy Eaters

07 Jan 2015

Flavourings And Fussy Eaters As many horse owners will know, a picky horse can be a cause for concern. A horse needs energy to perform and to thrive and if they don’t eat enough or put on condition this can have numerous eff... / Read more »

Plusvital EGUS

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

20 Nov 2014

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS), describes a host of complex inflammatory and disruptive events that occur in the mucosa of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum of both adult horses and fo... / Read more »

Plusvital Antioxidants

Importance Of Antioxidants

18 Nov 2014

Importance Of Antioxidants The horse is an amazing athlete and a powerhouse of physical strength and ability. As we continue to push the equine athlete for greater success, we should not forget to take into account the extra effor... / Read more »

Plusvital An Important Antioxidant To Include Within The Equine Diet

An Important Antioxidant To Include Within The Equine Diet

18 Nov 2014

An Important Antioxidant To Include Within The Equine Diet VITAMIN E: Is the most well known antioxidant for horses. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and in all species, Vitamin E is important for normal function of the muscular, immu... / Read more »

Plusvital How To Feed For Healthy Hooves

How to Feed for Healthy Hooves

12 Nov 2014

How To Feed For Healthy Hooves The equine hoof is a complex structure made up of different parts with different functions and purposes. One thing is known for sure and that is the importance of healthy hooves. Many of you will be ... / Read more »

Plusvital Vitamin C And The Horse

Vitamin C And The Horse

11 Nov 2014

Vitamin C And The Horse When it comes to Vitamin C, many of us are aware of its role in immunity and we often reach for it when we feel a cold or flu coming along. This is because we, as humans, need to consume the ... / Read more »

Plusvital The Importance Of Protein In The Horse's Diet

The Importance Of Protein In The Horse’s Diet

10 Nov 2014

The Importance Of Protein In The Horse’s Diet Of all the components of your horse’s diet, protein is probably the most important, key nutrient that must be provided in the diets of horses of all ages. In... / Read more »

Plusvital Branched Chain Amino Acids

Branched Chain Amino Acids

22 Oct 2014

Branched Chain Amino Acids Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) are a particular type of amino acids, the building blocks for protein, and have been shown to aid in the reduction of lactic acid build up from strenuous exercise and s... / Read more »

Plusvital An Important Antioxidant To Include Within The Equine Diet

Natural Polyphenols

22 Oct 2014

Natural Polyphenols Natural polyphenols are compounds that have anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor activities. Resveratrol has great anti-inflammatory benefits. It is involved in reducing the inflammatory process. Resv... / Read more »

Plusvital Recovery From Injuries

Recovery From Injuries

26 Aug 2014

Recovery From Injuries The goal of every owner and trainer is to create a healthy, sustainable, sound, and happy horse. Horses are extraordinary athletes whose bodies are put to the test on a daily basis. Todays equine disciplines... / Read more »

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