Frog Blog

The horse’s body really is a wonder for many reasons.  Given their structure and build, it is amazing what they are able to do.  The frog, in the hoof, is one of the structures that contribute to all that horses are capable of.  As a horse person, you know the importance of keeping hooves clean, …

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What’s in your horse’s holiday treats?

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 healthy …

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Equine Allergies, Inflammation and the Immune System

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.”  The cough would …

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Devil’s Claw: New Research

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 and are having positive results …

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Top 7 Reasons the Competitive Horse Needs to be on Formula 4 Feet

 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 keep your horse in tip top health. Formula 4 Feet …

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Speedi-Beet and Fibre-Beet gain Gastric Ulcer Feed Assurance Mark

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 is the only soaking mash product to be approved by BETA, making …

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