Achieve Exceptional Gut Health with these Two Key Players

The words “exceptional” and “gut health” are seldom used in the same sentence when it comes to the equine athlete. There are endless factors working against the horse’s digestive system, so we must do everything possible to combat challenges like colic, ulcers, weight loss and diarrhea. Vitalize® helps horses achieve the best possible gut health with two of the best players in the […]

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5 Things Your Horse is Trying to Tell You

Your horse is your best friend. You spend hours grooming, tacking, riding and caring for him or her. As with any best friend, you find yourself telling it everything. There’s only one small problem… it can’t speak back to you. While some things are better left unsaid (like what your horse really thought about your last ride), other thoughts would be helpful […]

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Cribbing and Ulcers: Is there a correlation?

“Don’t let him near my horse,” is a common response one might get if they say their horse is a cribber. Why? Because it is a common thought in the industry that the act of cribbing is a learned behavior. Is this correct? Maybe… but there could be a physiological reason behind the act that […]

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How to Overcome Summer Heat on the Ranch and on the Road

Summer vacation isn’t a term that ranch cowboys are familiar with. Just because the temperatures soar doesn’t mean the work comes to a halt. However, some of the most reliable workers, horses, need to have the best care possible to make sure they stay healthy. Shaun Strickland, managing partner at Poison Spider Cattle Co., offers […]

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