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nutrition


milk thistle

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 to look forward to spring, …

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herbs

Learn how you can start your own medicinal herb garden and which herbs are best for your horse. Before horses were domesticated, they roamed free and kept themselves healthy by …

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Spirulina for horses

A few billion years ago, there were stirrings in the womb of our brand new planet. Earth was coming of age and producing her very first lifeforms. It is difficult …

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equine salt

Understanding and meeting your horse’s electrolyte needs. You know your horse needs salt. But what kinds of salts, and how much does he really need to maintain and promote his …

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Celery seed for horses

If you or your horse are struggling with the challenges of the colder months this year, consider reaching for celery seed. Winter is upon us, and along with it, the stark …

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Q: What is the best way to draw out a hoof abscess? I am receiving conflicting advice from the professionals who work on my horse. My veterinarian says to poultice, …

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Keep your horse’s GI tract in balance with probiotics. You’ve probably heard of probiotics, but what are they really? How do they work, and most importantly, what are the benefits? …

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holiday treats

These tasty holiday treats will be a big hit around the barn, and the best part is they’re good for your horse! Don’t stress over gift-giving this holiday season! These …

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Help stop colic before it starts by implementing these management and feeding practices. The thought of colic can strike fear into the heart of even the most seasoned horse owner. …

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Many people equate protein with energy, but it has many other important functions as well. Horses require five main classes of nutrients to survive. These include water, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins …

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