Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Nutrition

Does your horse need to detox?

Does your horse need to detox?

Detox diets are all the rage for people, so it’s no surprise we’re considering them for horses too. Let’s look at when your horse...
Nutrition and temperament type

Nutrition and temperament type

Do you know your horse's temperament type? Knowing this can help you better understand his nutritional needs. Throughout the year, we have covered each of...
Selenium: facts and myths

Selenium: facts and myths

We are often cautioned about feeding our horses too much selenium, but we rarely hear about the benefits of this essential trace mineral. Here’s...
The slow feeding movement

The slow feeding movement

Slow feeding is rapidly gaining in popularity, and no wonder. These tips will get you started and help you select the best slow feeder method...
SciencePure — from humans to horses

SciencePure — from humans to horses

Recognizing that equine athletes have nutritional needs as specific as their human counterparts, SciencePure expanded its focus from people to horses. As with many things, we...
Sustainable land, healthy horse — Part 1

Sustainable land, healthy horse — Part 1

A sustainable approach to your lifestyle will not only benefit your horse but many other aspects of your life. Did you know you can use...
Feeding for hormonal balance

Feeding for hormonal balance

What and how you feed your horse can either increase or decrease his stress levels, and affect his hormonal balance. What exactly does "metabolism" mean?...
Ayurvedic herbs

Balance your horse with these ayurvedic herbs

Your training routine at home may be sufficient to physically and emotionally balance your horse, but what happens when you head to a show?...
herbal liniments

Herbal liniments for sport horses

Liniments are externally-applied treatments that can be adapted for a variety of situations. Learn when and why to use liniments – and what herbs...
milk thistle

Milk thistle for liver health

The benefits of milk thistle are well-proven for both horses and humans. Add some to your horse's daily ration for better liver health! It’s time...