That soft, and velvet-like muzzle we love to nuzzle isn’t why clipping a horse’s whiskers is a bad idea. The trimming of a horse's whiskers has been banned in Germany and Switzerland by law (animal welfare act) for many years. Read More
Twenty-two years ago, Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals, Inc. took the lead in developing a distinctive brand of herbal supplements to enhance equine health and performance. Read More
“We can’t keep it in stock.” A Purina supplier who was next to me on the bus ride back from a full day at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center. And the product has just been introduced the beginning of June 2017. 90% of active horses experience gastric discomfort, even as we learned ones that do... Read More
Implement these safety best practices to help celebrate Independence Day with the greatest display of all – a safe, injury-free horse. Read More
Could supplementing a horse’s diet with aloe vera gel work as well as commercial products for reducing the effects of gastric ulcers? Researchers from the University of Adelaide in South Australia sought to find out in a recently published study. Read More
An interview with Dr. Carol Clark, from Peterson and Smith Equine Hospital, discussing what to do in case of a snake bite and how best to cope with this emergency situation with your horse. Read More
There seems to be some confusion about the documentation of Flu/Rhino vaccinations. What Organizers ask for is proof that the animal actually received the shot. Read More
As the summer heats up around the country and especially in the warmer states, all equine owners need to keep their horses well hydrated. It is important to provide clean, fresh water at all times and be aware of increased water requirements during extremely hot days. Read More
Whether horses travel just down the road or across the country, they are exposed to new horses and surroundings that may increase their risk for infectious diseases. Equal parts vaccination and biosecurity can help keep your horse healthy. Read More
What goes on in our body is more often than not reflected in our horse when we ride. From a weak left side through to tight hips on the otherside. Read More

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