Competition is heating up as we move into the summer months. Many horses will transition from small schooling shows to regional and national events lasting 3 days or more. Horses will be hauled thousands of miles in a short amount of time to participate in multiple events in the hopes of winning big paychecks. Read more
Do you want to Excel this show season?
Veterinarians who study ulcers say that nearly 90% of our horses have and suffer from gastrointestinal ulceration.
Some symptoms associated with gastrointestinal distress are:
- Weight loss
- Body soreness (especially over the low back/lumbar area)
- Sensitivity over the sides (especially over the last rib)
- Acting “cinchy”
The long hot days of summer bring flies and other biting insects to the barn. These pests have a mission to BUG you and your horse!
Not only just a general nuisance, but insects can also transmit illnesses and create serious skin irritations. Below are some holistic and non-chemical ways you can take action against these pesky pests. Read more