Vitalize Ambassador Has a Heart for Caring

Megan Lyerly has a heart to help others – other people and horses. The young lady from Stony Point, N.C., spends her days training and riding at least a dozen horses at the Triple M Arena, and she spends three nights a week caring for patients in their homes as a hospice nurse. The barrel […]

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What’s all the hype about NSC?

You may have heard about NSC, but what’s the big deal? NSC stands for non-structural carbohydrates and refers to the sugars and starches found in feeds. While performance horses require a certain level of NSC to meet their energy needs, feeding high levels of NSC may have detrimental effects, especially for horses with metabolic disorders […]

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Wound Care for Your Horse

Whether you ride for pleasure, sport or work, chances are your horse will experience a leg wound sooner rather than later. Knowing how to care for and treat that wound with is key to keeping your horse healthy and performing its best. Perhaps the most important consideration before bandaging a wound is making sure that […]

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Understanding Heat Stress in Horses

Summer heat is quickly approaching. The increasing temperatures and humidity not only make working outside uncomfortable for us, but they also have a major impact on our horses’ health and performance. Negative responses to heat stress include going off feed, decreased fertility, colic due to decreased water content in the gut and overall poor performance. […]

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