Four Tips Before Your Trip

Did you know the #1 way to induce ulcers in horses for clinical trials is putting them on a trailer and driving them around?   The bumpy roads, strange environments and routine changes that come with hauling only mean one thing for horses: STRESS! Whether you are going across the pond—like Team Vitalize®’s 2020 Olympic Silver Medalist Laura Kraut and […]

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Horsemanship Coach Plugs Holes with Vitalize®

Expert horseman Rodney Yost compares his equine training techniques to sailing a boat. If there is a hole in the ship, it won’t sail until it is plugged. And if there is a hole in a horse, it needs to be plugged so it can be properly trained.  Yost, a fourth-generation rancher and horseman from South Dakota, has been riding […]

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Avoiding Anhidrosis in your Performance Horse

As summer rolls on, temperatures are heating up around the country. Envision yourself riding with a friend on a hot day. After working awhile, her horse has formed a thick foam under the reins, saddle pad, between its hind legs and is dripping from its belly. Your horse, on the other hand, is mostly dry.  […]

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Avoiding Anhidrosis: How to Manage Heat Stress in your Horse

As summer rolls on, temperatures are heating up around the country. Envision yourself out riding with a friend on a hot day. After working awhile, her horse has formed a thick foam under the reins, saddle pad, between his hind legs, and is dripping from his belly. Your horse, on the other hand, is mostly […]

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