The Science and Sport of Jumping

Most people don’t combine the terms ‘sport’ and ‘science’ in the same conversation, but for Tim Worden, Ph.D., those two passions have led him to a unique role in the world of show jumping. Worden is a sports-scientist who has spent years studying the equine discipline of hunter-jumper, although it’s been years since he’s competed […]

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Your Natural Gastric Solution is Finally HERE!

The wait is over… and the BIG NEWS is finally here! We introduce to you two new Vitalize® products: Vitalize® Alimend® and Vitalize® Alimend® K9. Does your horse have gastric health problems? Is he grumpy, girthy and unthrifty? Does your dog suffer from gastric problems due to pain, medications or stress? Vitalize Alimend has your […]

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How to Overcome Your Nerves When Competing

Anxiety. Nerves. The jitters. Whatever you call the feeling of sweaty palms and the sensation of your stomach doing flip-flops while your heart pounds through your chest is a normal reaction when you are getting ready to compete. However, there are steps you can take to overcome these pre-competition jitters and calm your nerves. Dan […]

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Inside the Head (and Heart) of an Eventing Athlete

Most long-term relationships are built on trust, confidence and working together day after day. These same attributes are necessary for athletes that compete as a team. However, in one sport, the athletes are a team that include a horse and its rider. Both athletes must be focused, physically fit and be able to read the […]

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