As an independent horse nutritionist, Alex provides the following services.
Furthermore, you can sign up to her newsletter and send in a question to feature.
Also, Alex has decided to increase her impact on horse health by creating a useful resource on horse feeding. She provides a feeding system through her book 'Natural Feeding for Horses'.
This express-version gives you a pre-booked phone call of 10 minutes for £10. This low-budget option gives you answers to one and maybe two questions. An especially good option if you are looking for an alternative feed or if you have a specific question. Get your paper and pen ready and let's get started!
Duration: 10 minutes
If you want to know the nutritional profile of your roughage, this is for you. I will send you instructions together with sample bags and a freepost envelope for sending to the laboratory.
This analysis includes:
Rest assured your horse gets the nutrients he/she needs. I will not need to visit your horse at the yard, which makes this a very cost-effective nutritional consultation. You provide all the data I need and I evaluate your feeding program.
Having me come round means accessing all my expertise as an animal scientist to help improve your horse’s health and happiness. I assess nutrition, stabling practice and the meadow. Knowing the situation and what the possibilities are, I can then formulate a plan that takes into consideration changes in exercise and pasture. You will receive a report afterwards with a feeding plan, accompanied with a phone call to make sure everything is understood. A follow-up phone call after four weeks to see how you get on is also included. Altogether, the in-person consultation is more about optimising horse health alongside meeting nutritional requirements, in contrast to just meeting nutritional requirements alone.
The in-person consultation includes:
The annual membership gives you: