Natural Solutions to Seasonal Allergies May 26 2020, 0 Comments
Your best line of defense in any irritant is always to avoid it. But if unavoidable, there are some good natural remedies available at your fingertips to help your horse get through his/her seasonal irritants!
Catnip Ain't Just for Cats December 18 2019, 0 CommentsA member of the mint family originating in Europe, China and the Middle East, this hardy herb is very easy to grow and a wonderful aide in improving your horse’s nerves and insect resistance.
Nature's Advil- Meadowsweet September 23 2019, 0 CommentsMeadowsweet is a must-have in your horse’s herb chest- a great long-term alternative to NSAIDS and ulcer treatments, you’ll never want to be without it.
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!!
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