Tag: rosehip for horses

24 Feb 2022

Supplement with Elite Equine for a Competitive Edge in the Hunter Ring

Winter in Wellington, Florida, is in full swing and many riders, both amateur and professional are entering shows ranging from the beginning friendly Heritage Horse Show in Plantation, Florida, to the highest levels of competition found at the Winter Equestrian Festival. Preparing for a hunter course requires a responsive, confident rider with a well-thought-out plan. […]

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25 Jan 2022

Rosehip Can Aid in Quick Muscle Recovery in Horses

  It’s normal for a horse’s muscles to fatigue when they are exercised or trailered for long distances. The speed at which a horse recovers can vary depending on its age, diet, fitness and additional factors. Providing your active horse with proper nutrition is essential as they are burning energy and utilizing vitamins and minerals […]

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06 Jan 2022

Supplementing Trace Minerals for a Healthy Horse Diet

  Trace minerals, also known as microminerals, are essential minerals that the body needs in small amounts. Like humans, horses need trace minerals such as iron, copper, manganese, zinc, iodine, cobalt, and selenium, to avoid deficiencies in their performance and wellbeing. Horses that experience trace mineral deficiencies can experience symptoms in the long term, such […]

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20 Dec 2021

Perfect Show Prep: Looking Your Best at Your Western Pleasure Shows

  Western pleasure shows differ from more physically competitive equestrian events. There are no complex maneuvers or tough obstacles. Instead, riders train tirelessly on perfecting the fundamentals of walking, jogging, and loping in a show ring. There are several things that judges look for in these types of shows, including a clean turnout and a […]

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15 Dec 2021

Conditioning the Competitive Reiner With Help From Rosehips

  Proper conditioning of the equine athlete is necessary to increase endurance, enhance performance, and reduce the risk of injury. During reining competitions, riders are tasked with guiding their horses through a precise pattern of complex maneuvers of circles, spins, slides, and stops, often at high speeds. Reiners must be in top physical and psychological […]

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26 Oct 2021

Frequently asked questions about rosehips for horses

  The saying “coming up roses” is particularly relevant when considering feeding rosehip powder as a supplement for your horse. These sweet, tart and nutritious fruits are one of the best sources of natural iron and vitamin C, while also possessing a significant amount of biotin. This makes the rosehip one of the top plants […]

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