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Podcast – Interview with Briony Witherow – The Role of Toys and Feeding Equipment for Horses

Briony is a registered equine nutritionist and lecturer at Writtle University College

In this interview with Briony, we start to discuss the use of feeding techniques and toys to enrich the feeding routine of our horses.

  • What are horse toys and feeders – and why would we use them?
  • Enrichment for horses – what do we mean
  • The forage buffet
  • Feeding devices or variations in forage – how is it equine entertainment
  • The benefits of forage analysis 
  • Straw the latest thoughts and research into it’s benefits and application as a forage
  • Slow feeders – what to be aware of
  • Frustration – should we be worried?

Plus, Briony will be LIVE on the Dr David Marlin platform on Thursday, 7th December, to discuss her research in more depth

This podcast will go live on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Amazon at 08:00am on Saturday 1st April. It will also go live here in the following few days.



05 Nov 2023


8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 05 Nov 2023
  • Time: 3:00 am - 6:00 pm