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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Which Mineral Types Are Easily Absorbed In The Horses System?

Which mineral types are easily absorbed in the horses system? Do horses need minerals? The simple and complete answer is all of God’s creatures need minerals, vitamins and trace minerals in order to sustain life and to prosper as a well being as opposed to a healthy being.  Many people think that well and healthy […]

Most Common Horse Worms And Parasites

Most Common Horse Worms and Parasites

In this article we will cover some of the Most Common Horse Worms And Parasites and the dangers that come with them. How does a horse get worms/parasites? Horse flies, house flies, bot flies all transmit disease. Horses can get worms when turned out with infected horses or when they are turned out in a […]

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 To Prepare For Vacation And Leave Your Horse Safely Behind

How To Prepare For Vacation And Leave Your Horse Safely Behind

Summer is almost here. That means you may need to know How To Prepare For Vacation And Leave Your Horse Safely Behind as you are making your plans for summer vacation!  Many horse owners start to feel anxious at the thought of leaving on vacation and leaving their most prized possession, their horse, in the […]