Hydration & Forage – Hay Soaking


Hydration & Forage

Water really is amazing. It is the only substance that exists as a solid, liquid and gas at the natural temperatures on the earth’s surface. Around 97% of the water on earth is in the oceans (326,000,000 cubic miles) and only around 0.3% of the total water on earth is accessible for drinking; around 1/10th of the water than is not sea water. Pure water is sometimes referred to as the universal solvent as more things dissolve in water than anything else. Pure water is also colourless, odourless and tasteless . . .

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Dr David Marlin is a physiologist and biochemist who has worked in academia, research and professional sport. He has worked in the equestrian and veterinary world and in human sport, healthcare, medicine and exercise science. In 1989 David obtained his PhD from the UK’s leading sports university, Loughborough University following a four-year study on the responses of Thoroughbred racehorses to exercise and training, undertaken at the renowned Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. You can read David's full biography in the Our Website section.