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Friday, December 4, 2020
How the NASC is protecting equine health, one supplement company at a time

How the NASC is protecting equine health, one supplement company at a time

The National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) is improving and standardizing the animal supplement industry by awarding their Quality Seal to companies that meet their...
Joint health for performance horses

Joint health for performance horses

Performance horses endure stress that can affect their minds, gastrointestinal systems — and their joints. Here’s how it’s all connected, and how you can...
Prolonging the career of a working horse

Prolonging the career of a working horse

A horse who spends a lot of time working is more susceptible to joint issues and injuries. Keep these factors in mind to help...
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...

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...
Equine fencing options

Equine fencing options

When planning and constructing a grazing or work space for your horse, remember that you are building fencing for your horse -- your horse...
IAD

Fear the fungi – preventing IAD in your horse

Newly-released three-year study cites steaming hay as a critical step to preventing Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD), a stealth equine ailment that affects nearly 90%...
toxins

Protecting your horse from toxins

Understand what toxins are, and what natural remedies you can use to protect your horse from their harmful effects. When the organs of elimination become...
Equine nutritional supplements: how they’re regulated

Equine nutritional supplements: how they’re regulated

While nutritional supplements bring many benefits to our horses, we also need to ensure we can trust the products we're using. This article explores...
Herbal skincare for horses

Herbs for your horse’s skin

Herbs and essential oils have many naturally-occurring properties that make them well-suited for addressing a range of skin conditions in horses. It's a pretty...