Shelly Smart’s grey gelding, Dazzle, looks a picture of health at the grand old age of 27.
Based in Berkshire, Shelly has owned Daz for four years and they share a very special bond. Daz was also the guest of honour at Shelly’s wedding back in 2013 and they have enjoyed dressage, showjumping and cross country in their time together.
Said Shelly: “Daz is now semi-retired and only lightly ridden in the school and he still enjoys hacking out.
“I have been feeding TopSpec since the day I bought Daz. Now, well into his veteran years, every six months the vet gives Daz the all clear and always comments on his condition.
“Daz is also barefoot and has been for the past two and a half years. His feet are as hard as rock and he has never had a day’s problem!
“In September he was diagnosed with Cushing’s and over the winter he lost a lot of weight. At 27 years of age we couldn’t afford for him to lose any more weight so we changed Daz from his regular TopSpec Lite Feed Balancer to TopSpec Comprehensive Feed Balancer. Again I have seen a great change in him with the weight creeping back on.
“Daz is an amazing pony and means the world to me. He jogs to and from the field every day and often thinks he’s still a stallion. He definitely looks and feels good and to be praised on his condition makes me so proud. Thank you TopSpec, there really isn’t any compromise when it comes to my boy.”
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