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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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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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05 Nov 2021

Prepare your horses for some fun in the sun, the winter season is almost underway

  The leaves are changing, the temperatures are dipping, and riders across the country are beginning to dream of the sunny, warm days of Florida’s winter season. Each year, the Florida winter season in Ocala and Wellington attracts top riders, trainers, and amateur enthusiasts to the temperate climate and the hustle and bustle of shows, […]

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