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 […]

First Aid Kit For Horses

First Aid Kit For Horses

Horses can and will get themselves into situations that require medical attention. 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 […]

Treating Sweet Itch In Horses

Treating Sweet Itch In Horses

Let’s talk abut 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 […]

Why Does My Horse Eat Manure

Why does my horse eat manure

Why Does My Horse Eat Manure A common question from customers is “Why Does My Horse Eat Manure”.  Most people think that their horse is lacking something in its diet.  The truth is many horses begin to eat manure for several reasons to include stress, boredom, nervousness, lacking roughage in the diet or an imbalance […]

Easy Keeper Horses And Dangers Of Lush Green Grass

Easy Keeper Horses And Dangers Of Lush Green Grass

Let’s talk about Easy Keeper Horses And Dangers Of Lush Green Grass.  Do you have an Easy Keeper Horse and know what the dangers of Lush Green Grass are? How about what to be checking for?  Winter is here which can mean lush green grass, softer hooves, more thrush, shedding coats, foaling and so much […]

Allergies In Horses

Allergies In Horses

Allergies In Horses include both skin allergies and respiratory allergies. Skin Allergies in Horses Skin Allergies can result from topical contact and from oral ingestion. Dust, mold, pollen, bedding, and insect bites are just a few of the sources that can cause skin allergies.  One of the most common causes of itching starts with the bite […]

Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse

Winterizing the hard keeper Horses

Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse Winterizing the hard keeper horse.  The cold winter months are upon us. As the temperature dips, you may find that your horse has more difficulty keeping weight on. If this sounds like your horse, here are some tips on how you can help them stay warm during these frigid winter […]

Is It Colic Or A False Alarm?

Is It Colic Or A False Alarm? Colic In Horses

Is It Colic Or A False Alarm? Colic In Horses.  Sometimes you just can’t tell. Sometimes it’s a mild colic that doesn’t require a Vet even seeing the horse. Sometimes it’s as obvious as can be that something is wrong and a Vet needs to be called immediately. Sometimes the signs are so mild that […]

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 […]