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Equestrian

Scratches in Horses: How to Treat and Prevent Pastern Dermatitis

Scratches, mud fever, dew poisoning, or greasy heels. Whatever you call it, this skin infection plagues horses exposed to muddy and wet conditions throughout the year. Treating persistent scratches can seem like an intimidating job. However, we’ve put together some… Continue Reading →

The Impact of Arena Footing on Hooves and Maintaining Proper Moisture Balance

As an equestrian, caring for your horse’s hooves is of utmost importance. While modern arena footing is wonderful for optimizing horses’ peak performance and comfort, we must consider the effect on hoof care. Some common substances found in arena footing… Continue Reading →

Surviving Winter Without an Indoor Arena

Winter – the season dreaded by all equestrians. Muddy paddocks, frozen water buckets, layers of blankets, and did we mention the mud? And besides the hassle of dealing with winter weather conditions, for some of us, the cold throws a… Continue Reading →

The Vital Role of Oat Beta-Glucan in the Modern Show Horse’s Diet

Supporting the modern show horse’s digestive processes is critical for overall health and performance. While traditional components of equine gastric supplements such as probiotics and prebiotics remain crucial, a lesser-known yet highly beneficial ingredient gaining recognition – oat beta-glucan. This… Continue Reading →

Q&A: A Closer Look at MagnaWave

We sat down with Cameron Rush with MagnaWave to give us a breakdown of the benefits of PEMF and discuss what makes the MagnaWave machine special. Q: What is PEMF and why is it beneficial for Horses? What other animals… Continue Reading →

What Therapy Modality is Right for Your Horse?

So, you’ve decided your equine athlete deserves additional support, but where to start? With so many options, it might be hard to decide what therapies are right to incorporate for your horse. Before you factor in your budget, size, or… Continue Reading →

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