Best Horse Supplements of 2022 – Benefits & More
As a horse owner, you want to ensure your horse gets all the nutrients they need to stay healthy and happy. While grazing on grasses is their main source of nutrition, there may be times when they require supplements. Many different supplements for horses are available on the market, so choosing one that will most […] Read more »
Horseshoes Aren’t for Every Horse
Why do horses actually need horseshoes? We people have so many options when it comes to shoeing our feet. We can wear special shoes for when we’re walking, running, and hiking. Bowling, football, golf, tennis, baseball, basketball – you name the sport, and there’s a shoe for that. There are little shoes for newborns and […] Read more »
Do Horses Lie Down to Sleep?
Have you ever driven by a pasture only to see all the horses’ heads drooping down toward the ground? You probably assumed horses get all their sleep standing up. Unless you’ve worked or lived closely with horses, you may not be used to seeing them lying down, but it’s no cause for concern when you […] Read more »
What are Chestnuts on Horses?
Many horse owners are aware that horses have chestnuts. Not as many of them, however, know that horses also have ergots on their legs. What are chestnuts and ergots? Why do horses have them? We’ll answer both of those questions and more in this post. What is a Chestnut on a Horse? A chestnut often […] Read more »
Can Horses Eat Celery?
Updated September 22, 2022. Can horses eat celery? Not only is the answer yes, but horses actually love celery. Celery is one vegetable that is safe for horse consumption, and when given as a treat, it supplements your horse’s regular diet with beneficial vitamins and minerals. Unlike humans who discard its leaves and munch on […] Read more »
Supplements Aren’t Just for People! The Benefits of Supplements For Horses During the Summer Months
When many think of the term “supplements,” they often think of shiny gel capsules filled with fish oil for health-minded individuals to incorporate in their daily routine. Truth is, supplements aren’t just for people, and they don’t all come in pill-form. Natural supplements can be a fantastic complement to your horse’s diet, with many supplements […] Read more »
The Many Benefits of Ahiflower Equine Omega Oil for Horses
Updated on September 22, 2022. Ahiflower oil is an omega-rich fatty acid supplement that is extracted from the seeds of the Buglossoides arvensis, an obscure plant that has become sought after due to its uniquely potent omega 3, 6, and 9 composition. Offering a ton of benefits for both humans and horses, it is an […] Read more »
Dealing with Founder (Laminitis) in Horses
Updated on September 22, 2022. In a healthy horse, the bones of the hoof are suspended by specialized tissues, called laminae, which provide stability and shock absorption. If there is inflammation or deterioration of the laminae (laminitis) and it is left untreated, there is the potential that the third phalanx bone, or coffin bone, can […] Read more »
Helping Low Energy Horses
Updated August 18, 2022. Do you have low energy horses? The genetic makeup of each horse is unique. For this reason, it is important to create custom feeding plans based on the individual horse and the amount of work it is expected to do. Depending on its performance expectations, its need for energy may differ […] Read more »
The Benefits of Spirulina in Horses
Updated on September 21, 2022. When you read about superfoods, you’ll see some consistent food items on nearly every list, such as kale, eggs, blueberries, and salmon. There’s another superfood, however, that you don’t always see on popular lists. It’s called “spirulina” and it can also be a fantastic supplement for your horse. In this […] Read more »