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meadowsweet

Meadowsweet is a mild yet effective anti-inflammatory herb. It has been used for several centuries to treat body aches and pains, including arthritis and joint pains. In horses, it helps …

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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 might benefit from toxin elimination, and …

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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 the five equine temperament types …

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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 why your horse needs adequate selenium …

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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 for your horses. The slow feeding …

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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 often develop nutritional ideas and …

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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 equine behavior to produce a …

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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? By definition, it encompasses a …

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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? This is when your horse’s psychological …

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herbal liniments

Liniments are externally-applied treatments that can be adapted for a variety of situations. Learn when and why to use liniments – and what herbs to look for in natural products. …

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