VERY FEW feed or seed companies now provide the expertise required to correctly formulate equine grass mixtures. Often a mixture best suited to silage for cattle is supplied. While what horse “folk” are looking for is a sward that is tidy, hardwearing, and relatively easy to manage. What the horse is looking for is a short, dense sward that is palatable and will provide grazing for as many months of the years as possible. Our paddock grass seed is a perfect solution for this.

Equestrian grass seed is a specialized type of grass seed that is specifically formulated to meet the needs of horses and other livestock. It is often used in pastures and farmers paddocks to provide a safe and healthy environment for grazing animals.

Equestrian grass seed is typically a mix of various grass species that are known for their durability, nutrition, and ability to withstand heavy grazing. This type of grass seed is carefully selected and cultivated to promote the optimal growth of grass that is suitable for equestrian use.

Horse Paddock Care – Laminitis

Laminitis is one of the most common causes of lameness and disability of your best friend, Laminitis is a disease that affects the feet of hooved animals. It is characterized by inflammation of the digital laminae of the hoof. Severe cases with outwardly visibly clinical signs are known by the term founder.

In the countryside, farmers spread horse paddock seed to encourage the growth of nutritious and lush pasture for the horses.

Greed or over feeding Theory states: if a horse is given excess grass, it may be unable to digest all, causing fermentation in the hind gut and killing beneficial bacteria. This can result in body- wide inflammation, particularly in the laminae of the feet, where swelling tissues have no place to expand without causing injury to other structures.

Horse And Pony Paddock Fertiliser

The horse and pony paddock fertiliser is a specially formulated product designed to enhance the growth and health of grass in equine grazing areas. This type of fertiliser is rich in essential nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, which are crucial for promoting strong root development and lush greenery.

Regular application of horse and pony paddock fertiliser can help maintain a healthy pasture that is ideal for grazing animals and ensures they receive the necessary nutrition for optimal performance and well-being.

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Billy Nimmo
M.D – Idealseed
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Billy Nimmo Seeds

I’m Billy Nimmo, founder of Idealseed. For over 30 years, I have worked in the grass and wildflower seed industry in the UK. My journey started with a vision to make Idealseed a leader in quality and innovation. We achieved this goal through hard work and embracing new technology.

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My company is independent and licensed by the Scottish Government and The British Society of Plant Breeders. This shows our commitment to high standards and fair prices. We blend tradition with innovation to produce top-quality seeds. Our seeds thrive in tough environments, proving our success.

I lead a team at Idealseed that shares my passion for excellence. With their support, we have become known across Europe as a leading provider of grass and wildflower seeds. We focus on quality first and are always looking for ways to improve. Our approach combines traditional methods with modern science.

Over these years, I’ve guided Idealseed with clear values: quality, innovation, and sustainability. Our work helps lands flourish across the UK. With every seed mix we create, we aim for excellence. This dedication has shaped our company’s journey from an ambitious idea to a trusted industry leader.