Bran Free. High Fiber. Low Sugar If your horse’s sweet tooth is getting out of control, or if you are looking for a healthy holiday treat for your barn mates, look no further. Emerald Valley Mashes are low in sugar and starch to keep even the naughtiest little pony nice til Santa arrives. A … [Read more...] about What’s in your horse’s holiday treats?
I remember, as a child taking riding lessons, getting started at the trot and the horse coughing a few times. I remember feeling like he was going to pull me right over his head and being worried something was wrong. My instructor would say something like, “He’s just cleaning out the cobwebs.” … [Read more...] about Equine Allergies, Inflammation and the Immune System
Following a successful 2018 season at the 4* star level, Leamore Master Plan, Simon, was qualified to compete at the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky CCI5*-L. I set that as our ultimate spring goal but I promised myself that I would only go if I truly felt that he was ready. He’s a relatively young horse … [Read more...] about Sponsored Rider, Ariel Grald, Reflects on 2019 and Sets Her Sights on 2020
With the increase in the use of alternative treatments for people has come the same increase in horses. There is a lot of information out there and evidence of the benefits of using herbals for horses. Unfortunately there are few actual scientific studies. However, more and more are popping up … [Read more...] about Devil’s Claw: New Research
Formula 4 Feet provides over 65 micronutrients, in a highly palatable pellet. These include 10 multivitamins, 18 amino acids, 16 minerals, 4 antioxidants and essential fatty acids, including Omega 3s. Due to its comprehensive formulation, Formula 4 Feet is an excellent general supplement to help … [Read more...] about Top 7 Reasons the Competitive Horse Needs to be on Formula 4 Feet
British Horse Feeds are delighted to announce that both their products, Speedi-Beet and Fibre-Beet, have been awarded the Gastric Ulcer Feed Assurance Mark by the British Equestrian Trade Association. Speedi-Beet becomes the first and only 10 minute quick soaking Beet pulp whilst Fibre-Beet … [Read more...] about Speedi-Beet and Fibre-Beet gain Gastric Ulcer Feed Assurance Mark
Let’s talk supplement basics. It is overwhelming to walk into the supplement aisle at the pet store, feed store or tack shop and even more so when you look up animal supplements on line. So many names, choices and types can leave you unable to make a choice that you feel confident in. While we, … [Read more...] about Does Your Dog Need Supplements?
The role of minerals in your horse’s body is an important and sometimes overlooked one as they make up such a small portion of his diet. We rely on forages and hay to get the necessary minerals, however they are only as good as the soil they are grown in. If the soil lacks minerals then the forages … [Read more...] about Magnesium, Chromium and Vanadium: Supporting the Insulin Resistant Horse
It’s that time of year again. Curry combs, shedding blades, grooming mitts and grooming blocks are out in full force to combat the spring shed out. You find hair lining the barn aisles, coating your saddle pads and of course, all over your clothes. But what if your horse isn’t shedding out to reveal … [Read more...] about Pituitary Health and the Spring Shed Out
Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of disability, pain, decreased quality of life and euthanasia in dogs, according to the American Kennel Club. An estimated 20% of dogs over 1 year old in the United States suffer from joint damage. That’s 10 million dogs in the United States alone. As your dog … [Read more...] about Joint health for dogs