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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New Gel Offers Same Good Gut Feeling

When having “a good gut feeling” is a top priority for your equine companion, BioZyme® Inc., makers of Vitalize® realizes that means having easy-to-use products that the horse enjoys. That’s why BioZyme is excited to share about the release of its improved gel product. The Vitalize Equine Recovery Paste product, a 3-in-1 formula to get […]

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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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How to Prevent Excessive Heat Stress in Your Horse

Horses have a natural ability to handle extreme temperatures much hotter than humans can withstand. This is important to remember; however, it is also important to consider the upper and lower limits of their comfort zone. Also known as the thermoneutral zone, a horse’s “comfort zone” is generally between 40 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Inside […]

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