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 […]

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 […]

The Difference Between Horse Wormers

Most Common Horse Worms and Parasites

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 is to get a sample of your horses manure. Your Vet will run […]

The Importance Of Salt In A Horse’s Diet And Is My Horse Tying Up

The Importance Of Salt In A Horse's Diet And Is My Horse Tying UP

The Importance Of Salt In A Horse’s Diet And Is My Horse Tying Up?  We all know that salt is important to our horses diet, right? If you are new to horse ownership you might not know yet.  It is crucial that you learn about the health risks involved when a horse isn’t receiving enough […]

What Bits Do To Horses When You Pull On Their Mouth

What bits do to horses when you pull on their mouth What bits do to horses when you pull on their mouth.  Do you know what’s happening inside the mouth of your horse? Not sure which bit is best for both you and your horse?  Here is a great video on what goes on inside […]

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 […]

Natural And Artificial Flavoring

Natural And Artifical Flavoring

From time to time we are asked to define what is meant by the terms Natural And Artificial flavoring used in Equine Challenge Horse Supplements. Natural And Artificial Flavoring Natural flavoring is the flavor that exists in the item naturally.  For instance, flax has a taste, carrots and whole oats have a taste. A natural […]

Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse

Tips For Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse

Creating The Correct Diet For Your Horse   Horses by nature are grazing animals.  Because their stomach empties approximately every 3-4 hours, they eat many times throughout the day.  A horse’s natural diet is mainly grass, which is high in roughage. We should strive to keep our domesticated horses diets as close to what they […]

Hay Types and Varieties, Which Hay Is Best For Your Horse?

Creating the correct diet for your horse

Hay types and varieties, which hay is best for your horse. Types and availability vary depending on region, and hays are representative of the climate in which they were grown. Grass hay types are divided into two categories based on where they are grown, cool or warm season. Cool season grasses include orchard, tall fescue, […]