Tag: rosehip

15 Sep 2022
a young horse in a field

Understanding joint health in young horses

  Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common condition that affects horses. It is characterized by the painful loss of articular cartilage and bone, as well as changes in the soft tissue that are associated with the joint. There is no cure for osteoarthritis (OA), which continues to limit horses’ performance and negatively impact their quality […]

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15 Aug 2022

Why Horses lose Shoes

It can be frustrating to be on a ride only to discover that your horse has lost a shoe. You often must wait days for a farrier to arrive to resolve the issue, resulting in lots of wasted riding potential. Lost shoes are also more than just an inconvenience. When your horse loses a shoe, […]

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20 Jun 2022

Understanding Body Condition Scoring

Just like other animals, horses can become overweight or underweight. The impact of obesity or emaciation on a horse’s health and general well-being can be significant, especially when weight problems continue over an extended period of time. Body condition scoring (BCS) is one way that professionals measure a horse’s weight and body condition. This technique, […]

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08 Jun 2022

Vitamin B and its importance in your horse’s diet

Vitamin B is an umbrella term for many sub-types of B vitamins, including biotin, riboflavin, niacin, and thiamine. These B Vitamins are utilized in the horse’s body from either organic food compounds, or by microbes in the horse’s gut. Just like humans, horses need many key vitamins and minerals in their diet to function both […]

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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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