Care of Elderly Horses

by Lisa Norton, BioZyme Vice President A much-loved, aging horse is something none of us really like to think about. As the owner of a 25-year-old Hanoverian that at one time took my daughter to third in the nation, and the Vice President for an animal nutrition company, I think about whether I am doing […]

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How and Why to Deworm Your Horse

Because horses are grazers and because domesticated horses live in much more confined spaces than their wild counterparts, they are very rarely parasite free. Eggs from parasitic worms are deposited on the ground in pastures or paddocks through the feces. The eggs then hatch and larvae develop and grow in the pasture. Larvae are consumed […]

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Unlikely Barrel Horse Vita Charges through Competition

Technically, Toni Graybill Millirons horse shouldn’t be able to run like he does. But his current standings as an AQHA Reserve Champion Level 2 Junior Barrel horse prove that the right training and nutrition can make a good horse a great one. Mightysmartbartender, aka Fonzie, was bred by Millirons’ mom, Karen Appleton, to be a […]

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Boosting The Horse’s Immune System

The gut and the immune system are intricately linked. The immune system is made of a network of cells, tissues and organs that protect the body against infection and disease. Overall, the immune system does an incredible job of defending against all the pathogens it encounters. However, sometimes it fails and, for some horses, it […]

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