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Nia O’Malley

Nia is an essential member of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Technical Support Team. She graduated from the University of Limerick in Equine Science, and since then, she has followed the path of equine nutrition and exercise physiology.

Her interests include nutrition for the broodmare and growing stock, feeding the performance horse, and digestive related health issues.

Her work entails being on the road visiting yards, stud farms and training centres, preparing diet plans. Nia also gives nutritional advice and offers informative talks in the areas of anatomy & physiology and equine nutrition.

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Can diet influence broodmare fertility?

Can diet influence broodmare fertility?
Broodmare management and optimal nutrition are both vital to a successful mating. A range of factors may negatively influence broodmare fertility, som..
Expert Advice Breeding

Feeding the broodmare in early and mid-pregnancy

Feeding the broodmare in early and mid-pregnancy
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Care of the maiden mare for breeding after racing

Care of the maiden mare for breeding after racing
Preparing the maiden mare for covering can be a daunting task, getting both the practical and nutritional management of these mares right will be key ..