The Impacts of Weather on Your Horse’s Digestion

There has always been a common myth that when the weather changes, the instances of colic in the barn increase. But is this true? Can a simple change in temperature, barometric pressure or location affect your horse’s health? A recent study says it may. The study, conducted at the University of Pennsylvania in 20171, stated there […]

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Did You Know Not All Horses Are Created Equally?

Have you ever wondered why some horses are prone to colic, while others seem to have a steel gut? Like humans, every horse is different. This is especially true when discussing the horse’s microbiome. Merriam Webster defines microbiome as, “a community of microorganisms that inhabit a particular environment, especially in or on the body.” In […]

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The Difference Between a Prebiotic and a Probiotic

Gut health is a key player in many aspects of your horse’s health. Not only is it responsible for digesting feed and absorbing the nutrients required to keep the horse functioning properly, but it is also responsible for keeping bad stuff that may be ingested out of the body, and houses almost 3/4 of the horse’s […]

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The Best Workouts for the Equestrian Athlete

We’ve all had our non-horse friends tell us at one time or another that, “the horse does all the work… you just sit there.” Well, wouldn’t that be nice! Unfortunately for equine enthusiasts, we know that it takes more effort than meets the eye to get the job done on horseback. The rider’s body has […]

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