How Nutrition Effects Horse Hoof Health

How Nutrition Effects Horse Hoof Health

How Nutrition Effects Horse Hoof Health Healthy hooves start with synergistically sound nutrition, proper hoof mechanics, proper environment, plenty of movement and the steadfast proper Equine Stewardship.  How nutrition effects horse hoof health?   Far too many times with the best of intention we work against the best interest of our horses.  We buy a “Hoof […]

What is Equine Insulin Resistance

What Is What Is Equine Insulin Resistance (IR)

What Is Equine Insulin Resistance  It was thought 30 years ago that horses were immune to the affects of IR or Diabetes. Horses are alleged to have been on planet Earth for 4 million years. So why in such a relatively short period of time are horses so dramatically compromised by diabetes? What is Equine […]

Comparing Mineral Types In Horse Supplements

Comparing Mineral Types In Horse Supplements

Comparing Mineral Types In Horse Supplements.  We often receive emails or calls wanting or requesting a comparative analysis between Equine Challenge Supplements and the current product a potential customer is using. As an example, some will want to know how much copper is in Equine Challenge? It is easy to say …”there is 50 mg […]

Common Horse Hoof Problems

Common Hoof Problems and How To Treat

Common Horse Hoof Problems .. .Signs, Symptoms and Treament. Dehydration Dehydrated hooves…hoof cracks, pain and discomfort, this can be a real problem for the horse and horse owner.  There are several ways to provide moisture/hydration to the hooves. If the hoof capsule becomes dehydrated, it will prevent normal shock absorption. When this happens, the concussion […]

Soy In Horse Feeds The Silent Antinutrient

Soy In Horse Feed The Silent Antinutrient

Soy In Horse Feeds The Silent Antinutrient.  Check those feed tag labels!  Many horses are allergic to the soy that is in the horse feeds today.  The horse’s body can only absorb a limited amount of iron from foods and supplements.  It is easier for a body to absorb a higher percentage of heme iron […]