Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Equine Leaky Gut Syndrome – how stress puts your horse at risk

Equine Leaky Gut Syndrome – how stress puts your horse at risk

Take a look at how exercise, diet and other stressors can affect the health of your horse’s gut permeability. Leaky gut syndrome refers to a range of...
Understanding myofascial release for horses

Understanding myofascial release for horses

Myofascial release is gaining traction as an integral part of equine healthcare. Learn about fascia and its role in protecting the inner structures of...

Spring weather and thrush

Here’s what you need to know about thrush prevention this season, and how to treat it before it gets worse. During the winter months, hoof...
14 first aid kit essentials for your equine

14 first aid kit essentials for your equine

Horses are notorious for throwing us curve balls. Having a well-stocked first aid kit on hand can make all the difference in an emergency....
respiratory health

Protecting your horse’s respiratory health

We humans tend to stay indoors during the winter. If your horse is doing the same, be sure to take steps to protect her...

Yucca and equine health

This desert-dwelling plant has remarkable medicinal properties. Learn how Yucca schidigera may be beneficial for your horse. A beloved medicinal plant, Yucca schidigera is indigenous...
equine microbiome

Equine leaky gut syndrome – the role of the intestinal microbiome

Here we examine the role of the intestinal microbiome and how probiotics and prebiotics help maintain barrier function and improve your horse’s health. The...
Practices for posture - back exercises for riders

Practices for posture – back exercises for riders

Back pain seems fairly common in riders, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Understanding the factors that contribute to back pain, and...
herbal liniments and poultice

Herbal liniments and poultices for your horse’s back

Topical liniments and poultices have been part of the horse world for centuries, and are routinely used on the legs. But they can also...
rider biomechanics

Riding in perfect harmony – the biomechanics between horse and rider

How can horses support their own weight, let alone ours? Discover the important role that biomechanics play in the rider/horse relationship. For millennia, horses have...