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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How Amaferm® Increases Weight Gain and Decreases Feed Bills

What if there was something to help your horse gain weight, while also lowering your feed bills? Seems too good to be true, right? Wrong! Here is a common scenario: you buy a skinny, unthrifty horse. You feed, feed, feed the horse, but you just don’t see any improvement in his or her weight or […]

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5 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Winter Colic

Winter is right around the corner, which only means a few things for horse owners: indoor lessons, blanketing, hand warmers, and colic. Colic is known to be more frequent in the winter months primarily because of a decrease in water intake from our animals. Horses usually drink nearly 5-12 gallons of water per day. However, […]

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How to Blanket Your Horse: The Layers Explained

While you may be shivering in the barn aisle once the temperature drops below 50 degrees, horses are much more well adapted to the cold weather. As the days grow shorter, the horse responds to the diminishing sunlight by growing long hair all over the body. When it is very cold, these hairs stand up […]

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