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Our horse feed formulations provide all the nutrition high performance animals demand, using the finest of fresh, natural ingredients to support digestion, wellbeing and performance.
With our feeds you can be confident you are feeding a fully balanced diet, perfectly tailored by our expert nutritionists, to deliver all your horse's dietary needs.
We work closely with vets and research departments of leading universities to bring the latest nutritional technology to our products, and to you, our valued customers.


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Watson Sets the Bar High

Written by Sam Watson on 18 August 2015

 Watson Sets the Bar High

Firstly, apologies for the lack of blogging this year. Truth be told, looking back is not a strength of mine – whether things go well or not, the lessons to be learned are usually done so within hours and thereafter the moment is history.

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Yearling Feeding Program Guidelines

Written by Catherine Rudenko on 06 August 2015

Yearling Feeding Program Guidelines

A well developed, muscular and tall looking yearling is very desirable but is it always achievable? When bringing a yearling in from the field with prep work in mind it is important to be realistic about what can be done and what can’t.

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RED MILLS Ambassadors Ready for Action in Aachen

Created on 18 August 2015

The FEI European show jumping championships begin at Aachen in Germany tomorrow (Wednesday), with no less than three Connolly’s RED MILLS Ambassadors named on the Irish squad by team manager Robert Splaine.

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A Century Of Experience

Nestled in the scenic farm country in County Kilkenny, Ireland, Connolly's RED MILLS has been the home of the Connolly family business since 1908. Michael Connolly emigrates to Long Island in New York in the 1840s, working as a "head lad" for a French horse trainer based there. In 1866 he inherits a bakery back home in Ireland and returns.

In 1908 the company William Connolly & Sons Ltd is established in Goresbridge, County Kilkenny. Michael buys the mill for £400 and the dwelling house a year later for his younger son William for £500.

There are four mills in very close proximity, all harnessing the natural power from the river Barrow and its tributaries, all four producing similar products for the local farming community. To stand out from the crowd, William paints the roof of his mill red - hence the name Red Mills.

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