Pituitary Health and the Spring Shed Out

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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 his …

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Joint health for dogs

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 ages, the ability for …

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Natural diet for performance ponies

Keeping Performance Ponies Happy and Hydrated Consistently Living in South Florida full time brings its own unique set of challenges for our ponies digestive health. Here at Wind Chase Farm we keep all of our ponies on a high fiber, low starch, low sugar diet which is proven to help prevent health issues. We start …

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How licorice can benefit the horse’s digestive system

We all know licorice as that black, rubbery candy that some people love and some people hate… the flavor is certainly distinctive. What you may not know is that licorice can keep your horse’s digestive track happy and healthy. And a happy, healthy gut can directly affect your horse’s attitude, hoof health, circulation and immune …

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Healthy digestion for the performance horse

The stress of competing can take a toll on any horse. Our event horses are often shipped long distances, then compete over several days, in multiple phases and exert a lot of energy. They need to be in good physical condition to perform at their best. This means the horses’ digestive tracts need to be …

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How Manuka honey is beneficial to equine digestive health

Though all honey is beneficial to equines, the top shelf honey comes from one specific part of the world and is made by the pollen of one specific plant. Manuka honey is so effective and useful to the health and well being of all, that it has its own grading system called the “UMF” or …

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Healthy Gut, Happy Horse – Winter Digestion

Keep It Moving campaign: Healthy Gut = Happy Horse   Emerald Valley Natural Health, the leader in natural feeds and supplements for horses and dogs is proud to announce their winter digestion campaign. Emerald Valley recently launched their newest product – Benegest Pro to complement Speedi-Beet and Manuka Plus in support of normal digestive function …

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Beat the Thirst, Feed the Beet!

With the hot summer months looming ahead, keeping your horse properly hydrated can be something of a challenge. With that in mind, Emerald Valley Natural Health is pleased to announce its “Beat the Thirst, Feed the Beet” Campaign to educate horse owners to the benefits of hydrating horses through feeding. “When horses sweat they lose …

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New Orange Oil Shampoo

  Emerald Valley Natural Health is pleased to announce the launch of their new Orange Oil Shampoo, perfect for show season, any season. Our Orange Oil  Shampoo is helpful at soothing dry, irritated skin. And as oranges contain ingredients that deter insects, ticks, flies and mosquitoes, it’s the perfect shampoo for the summer months. Emerald …

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