Rosehips- Immunity Superfood August 20 2019, 0 CommentsThis delicious “false” fruit of the ever popular rose plant is not only delicious in jams, but can also provide some great benefits to your horse’s immune system and overall health. This tart little berry is an equine superfood- providing a whole host of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonoids, and is especially helpful for senior horses.
Comfrey Comfort-Skin Relief! April 22 2019, 0 CommentsThanks to the inclusion of the allintoin compound, Comfrey is well known to re-build cells and tissues, and for that reason, is a popular ingredient in topical salves and liniments.
Herbs for Warmth! March 15 2019, 0 Comments
These herbs provide immune support during the cold and wet months of winter and spring and can encourage picky eaters to finish their dinner.
Licorice: Not just a sweet candy December 22 2018, 0 CommentsWhile Licorice is not quite a cure-all, it is truly a medicinal gift from nature for horses and humans alike. This hardy perennial is native to parts of the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, and Northern China, and while best known for its flavoring in candies, its medicinal benefits abound.
Horsey Superfoods: Nutritious Nettles! December 22 2018, 0 CommentsNettles can be very effective for providing horses relief from allergies, osteoarthritis, laminitis and other metabolic conditions.
Equine Nutrition Cheat Sheet! October 01 2018, 0 CommentsI get countless calls and emails asking me from horse owners for advice on what supplement to purchase for their horses. I thought it would be helpful to spread the love and provide some of the basics I review with every client before making a recommendation. Choosing a supplement can be very overwhelming, so I hope this helps you all get more comfortable with the choices in the market. Happy shopping!!
Witch Hazel- Skin Magic September 21 2018, 0 CommentsThis local drugstore staple is famous for being a wonderful skin treatment for humans, but did you know this great, affordable treatment has many uses around the barn?
Calming Flower- Ylang Ylang July 22 2018, 0 CommentsThe lovely star shaped yellow Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) flower grows on the Cananga tree. Known for its use in aromatherapy as a perfume and a relaxant, this delightful-smelling flower is typically administered as an essential oil and offers calming and healing benefits to your horse.
Rosemary for the Win May 17 2018, 0 CommentsRosemary for equines is most commonly administered as an ingredient in insect repellant, as well as an ingredient in natural anti-viral and anti-fungal salves and sprays. Rosemary is especially effective against mosquitoes.
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