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 of
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Common Hoof Problems…Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Common 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,
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Treating Sweet Itch In Horses

  Sweet itch (also known as summer itch or seasonal dermatitis) is believed to be an allergic reaction to the saliva of certain biting flies and the female culicodes midge, which can cause severe skin irritation.  Sweet Itch symptoms include intense itching (you may see the affected horse spending hours rubbing against
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First Aid Kit For Horses

      Whether you are new to owning horses and in the process of finding out, or a long time horse owner, the truth is that horses can and will get themselves into situations that require medical attention.  More times than not we have no idea what they have
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Horse Trailering Tips, Too Hot To Trailer Or Ride?

“How Hot Is Too Hot To Ride?”  Temperature + Humidity Level = 130 or higher…BEWARE! Horses get hotter much faster than you and I and are more susceptible to the effects of heat stress. It only takes approx. 17 minutes of moderate intensity exercise in hot, humid weather to raise a horse’s
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Liquid Gas, Runny Burn in Horses

Liquid Gas, Runny Burn in Horses I have received several calls in the past few months regarding “Liquid Gas or Runny Burn.”  Some of you may be wondering what that is, some of you are all too familiar with it.  Liquid Gas or Runny Burn is when your horse lifts
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The Difference Between Horse Wormers

Not all wormers are the same.  Do you know which is the best choice for your horse?  Different wormers target different worms and parasites. An easy and inexpensive way to find out if your horse is infested, and if so, with what, is to get a sample of your horses
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Equine Insulin Resistance & Equine Hypothyroidism

Equine Insulin Resistance, Equine Hypothyroidism. For those of you new to Equine Challenge Supplements, we have a specific protocol for IR horses or for horses that are overweight (easy keepers). It is possible to have an IR horse with the classic signs of Insulin Resistance, and it is also possible to have
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Easy Keeper Horses & Dangers Of Lush Green Grass

Checking the digital pulse, Lush Green Grass, Vaccinations….boosting the immune system, Feeding mares, weanlings & yearlings, feeding whole oats. Summer is here and for some, there is still rain, lush green grass, softer hooves, more thrush, shedding coats, foaling and so much more. For those who own the easy keeper horses
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