Getting a picky eater to actually eat their food — let alone their supplements! — can be frustrating. Here’s a quick tip from our friends at Kentucky Performance Products to help you get your picky eater munching away. (more…)
Whether you’re out on the trail for several miles or competing in the ring on a hot day, knowing how to check your horse’s vital signs could come in handy — and it’s something every equestrian should know. (more…)
As if we needed one more thing to worry us at night, here’s a sobering fact. Colonic ulcers — or hind gut ulcers — are different than gastric ulcers, and 44% of nonperformance and 65% of performance horses have got them. Learn more: (more…)
Many of us know the importance of vitamin E in our horses’ diets. As horse owners, we’re always looking for ways to minimize our costs. However, inexpensive vitamin E gel caps are not a good deal for horses owners. The type of vitamin E we feed our horses matters. (more…)
With the start of a new year, many of us are setting goals for what we want to achieve as well as our own health. But what about our horse’s health? Here are five tips to help you kick off the new year with a happy, healthy horse. (more…)
We’re nearing the end of the dog days of summer. You know the ones — they’re hot, sweaty and enough to make all of us parched. That includes our horses! Do you know how to check your horse’s hydration?
“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” This may be true, but there are things you can do to encourage your horse to drink. Read what veterinarian Joyce Harman has to say on the topic. (more…)
Kissing spines is a condition that affects an estimated 40% of horses, and diagnosing it can be difficult. At one time, the diagnosis was considered career ending, but great strides have been made in digital imaging and surgical and medical treatments. Take a dive into the science! (more…)