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inflammation


Equine leaky gut syndrome – part 1

A leaky gut allows undesirable molecules into your horse’s body, adversely affects her nutrient absorption, causes inflammation, and may seriously impair her bodily functions. Does your horse seem “off”? Perhaps …

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checking your horse's digital pulses

A bounding pulse in your horse’s digital artery can be a warning sign of pain or inflammation in the hoof. Learn how to find and assess his digital pulses. Your …

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Pepper: A laminitis case study

In the rehabilitation process from laminitis, things often seem to get worse before they get better. Let’s take a walk through Pepper’s journey from pasture ornament to competitive riding horse! …

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Nutraceuticals and the aging horse

While we can’t prevent aging, you can help support your elderly horse through the senior years with these natural strategies. Horses, like people are living longer as a result of …

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Therapeutic taping

Therapeutic taping can help your equine through rehabilitation, training and injury prevention. You’ve probably seen horses with colorful tape applied to their bodies, either in pictures or at your barn. …

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Whole body vibration therapy

Vibration therapy is a new trend in the equine world. If you’ve ever seen a horse standing on one of these large vibrating platforms, or perhaps tried one yourself, you’ve …

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Kinesiology tape for horses

Kinesiology tape is not just for people, horses can benefit from it too. Find out how it works and where you can learn to do it yourself. Most people become familiar …

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rose hips

Roses belong to the same family as the apple and crabapple, so it is no coincidence that rose hips look like tiny apples. Rose hips can be a bit tart, …

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Treating the cause of your horse's disease

Treating symptoms rather than the cause of disease may help in the short term, but can negatively affect your horse’s health in the long run. Modern technology has given us …

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Learn how and which herbs can help your horse for several common respiratory problems. The competition season is already in full swing. But it’s not too late to make sure your …

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