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Competitors at the Farmlands Horse of the year Show have the chance for some free expert advice on their steeds, thanks to NRM.

Horses can be weighed and evaluated by the NRM team of specialists and experts from Kentucky Equine Research (KER).

The NRM Weigh Station will be on site between 10am-11am for three days at the show – on Wednesday at the stables behind the grandstand, on Thursday by the showing arena and Friday by Gate 13 near the Go-Cart Track.

KER are international equine nutrition leaders who provide research and consultation services to the equine industry worldwide. Their goal is to advance the industry’s knowledge of equine nutrition and exercise physiology to produce healthier, more athletic horses.

KER exclusively supports NRM in New Zealand to formulate high quality nutritionally balanced feeds for horses in all stages of life, involved in all disciplines using the most up-to-date research.

Those interested in learning more and keen to take advantage of that expertises can simply bring their horses along to the locations above. There, the specialists will weigh each horse, assess and condition score them. They will also provide advice on feeding options and answer any questions riders may have.

In the meantime visit NRM KER Microsteed Ration Wizard (http://microsteed.com/nrm) – a helpful online tool lets you enter information about your horse and generates a suggested feed ration that meets your horse’s energetic and nutritional needs.

The free weigh station service will be available:

* Wednesday 10am-11am

Stables behind the Grandstand

* Thursday 10am-11am

By the Showing Arena

* Friday 10am -11am

By Gate 13 near the Go-Cart Track

For more information and Weigh Station location map, visit the NRM Stand site F20 or (www.nrm.co.nz/equine) .


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