Winner for July

Prize consists of: Barastoc drink bottle & pen : Pakenham Produce- Hoof grease: Claire Wilson Riders Diary : HorseWyse Magazine: EFO bit keyring

Volta weighed 489kgfor the month of July. Team Joyce has noticed weight gain is slowing down . He was 477kg in June and now 489kg in July so he has put on13kg .

As quoted by the “Ker Nutritional Advisor  Luisa Wood “

“We have a new diet for Volta at 18 months . As he is being boxed most of the time now, the diet contains only hay as a forage source. Relatively constant access to hay is important to avoid digestive conditions such as gastric ulcers and hindgut acidosis. Because he is no longer in the critical growth stage, and he is in such good condition, Luisa has also recommended decreasing the amount of Breed N Grow he is receiving slightly and taking out the Equi-Jewel. However, it is important to monitor his body condition and  recommended reintroducing the Equi-Jewel at between 200g and 600g if he drops too much condition.”


Congratulations  Amberley Thorpe you are the ” Winner ”of guessing closest to Volta’s weight for July. Amberley  guessed his weight to be 489 kg . Team Joyce will be sending you a prize kindly donated by Volta’s Sponsors: Barastoc & Ker, Pakenham Produce & Saddlery, Riders Diary, HorseWyse Magazine and EFO.

Stay tuned to enter the Equimax worming competition in August!



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Team Joyce would like to say a massive Thank you to all our guessers and do hope they have another guess for June. We do appreciate all our Likes on Volta’s Facebook page and hope to keep you all interested in his changes and progress each month.