Saturday, April 20, 2019

Health

Revisiting how we understand equine parasite control

When it comes to intestinal parasite control, caretakers often look to de-wormers as a first line of defense. However, you may be doing more...

Nutrition

3 simple ways to slow down the fast eater

If your horse is a fast eater, you may think she’s greedy; but in fact, she may just be a little stressed out. Here’s...

Feeding the hard keeper

If your horse is a hard keeper, he’ll likely require special attention during the winter months. These tips will help keep him healthy. Hard keepers...

Training

Bareback riding – it’s all about balance

Removing your saddle and going for a bareback ride is a great way to improve your riding skills and better communicate with your horse....

Lifestyle

The Thoroughbred Makeover

It’s much more than just an event. The Thoroughbred Makeover helps transition retired horses into second careers, while offering education and outreach for the...

5 fun activities to do with your horse this winter

Here’s a flurry of horse-related activities to enjoy this holiday season! Many of us tend to either migrate or hibernate during the winter months. But...

Blog

chakra

Demystifying equine chakras

A baseline understanding of equine chakras can give you a window into your horse’s behavior, wellness and relationships with others. There are seven main equine chakras. They exist in the auric field while also penetrating the physical body. The chakras themselves are wheel-shaped and have different colors associated with them....
IAD

Fear the fungi – preventing IAD in your horse

Newly-released three-year study cites steaming hay as a critical step to preventing Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD), a stealth equine ailment that affects nearly 90% of horses. Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) affects an estimated 80-plus percent of the regular horse population, yet it often eludes diagnosis. IAD can be asymptomatic, or...
toxins

Protecting your horse from toxins

Understand what toxins are, and what natural remedies you can use to protect your horse from their harmful effects. When the organs of elimination become overburdened due to physical and/or toxic stressors, they are no longer able to function as nature intended. The toxins and unusable waste begin to build...