Sunday, September 15, 2019
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...
The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your horse’s diet

The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your horse’s diet

Flaxseed is healthy for humans, but did you know it offers the same benefits to your horse?  Flax is a versatile plant that humans...
Gastric Ulcers

Equine gastric ulcers

What do we really know about equine gastric ulcers? For horse caretakers and their veterinarians, gastric ulcers are all too familiar, yet not very...
four important things to know about laser therapy

Four important things to know about laser therapy

Laser therapy for horses is a drug-free, surgery-free, non-invasive therapy that can be applied to most conditions that are painful, swollen or not healing. ...
Equine Leaky Gut Syndrome - nutrients for a healthy gastrointestinal tract

Equine leaky gut syndrome – nutrients for a healthy gastrointestinal tract

A leaky gut allows undesirable molecules into your horse’s body. Here, we highlight nutrients important to gastrointestinal tract (GIT) barrier function and health, including...