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Sleep Deprivation in Horses

Learn the basics of sleep deprivation in horses and ways to help improve your horse's sleep quality and duration in this guest blog post by Benefab by Sore No-More creator and founder, Kat Chrysostom.We as humans need about two to three hours of REM sleep daily. Horses, in contrast, need from 30 to 60 [...]

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Four Tips for Foaling Season

Foaling season is an exciting time for horse breeders and private horse owners alike. While many horse owners are still in cold-weather mode during early spring, keeping water buckets from freezingand battling mud, equine breeders are getting ready for foaling season. For new breeders, knowing what to expect and how to prepare this foaling season makes the [...]

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Kissing Spine 101

Learn the basics of kissing spine and how to effectively treat this painful medical condition in this guest blog post by Benefab by Sore No-More creator and founder, Kat Chrysostom. Recently, I read a fascinating article published by HorseTalk™ on the topic of How to help your horse kiss ‘kissing spine’ goodbye. You may be asking yourself “What is that”? Or perhaps [...]

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How to Manage a Moody Mare

Breeding season is quickly approaching, and many horse owners often ask us, "What's the best way to manage my moody mare?". During the spring and early summer, mares will enter their breeding cycle. During this time of year, hormone shifts, such as fluctuations in progesterone and oestrogen, can contribute to changes in your mare's behavior. While [...]

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Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Daniela Moguel

We are proud to introduce Daniela Moguel, a new addition to our ambassador team. Daniela is a decorated four-star eventer, and the first rider from Mexico to compete at Rolex Kentucky CCI4*. A dedicated eventer, Daniela became inspired to join the sport when she saw a poster of U.S. Olympic athlete, Karen O'Connor. Amazingly, O’Connor eventually became her coach and mentor.Since [...]

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Does Your Dog Have Arthritis?

Canine Arthritis is a painful and progressive joint disease common in older dogs. In some cases, it can affect younger dogs especially those with genetic predisposition to the disease. Dogs with arthritis will experience many painful symptoms like soreness, stiffness, lameness and pain. Just like humans, arthritic dogs may feel worse: in cold, damp weather, in the [...]

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Meet Baxter Brookins: Steadfast Results Dog

Can you imagine not being able to easily run and play? About one year ago, eleven-year-old mountain dog Baxter Brookins was slowing down after a ligament injury and canine arthritis. At first, owner Carole Brookins decided to watch and see how Baxter's condition progressed. However, over time Baxter became less mobile and was clearly in more [...]

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Five Ways to Keep Your Horse Healthy This Winter

Is the cold weather and endless snow getting you down? Even if you are enjoying the winter season, your horse may be affected by the low temperatures and snowfall. Whether your horse is a hard-working performance horse, aging senior or trail companion, there are a few factors to consider during winter. Here are five ways to keep your [...]

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Bringing Eastern Medicine to Your Barn by The Plaid Horse

Get inside scoop on Benefab by Sore No-More creator, Kat Chrysostom, and how she developed the Benefab product line in this blog originally featured on The Plaid Horse. “No” isn’t a word that stops Kat Chrysostom, owner and designer of Benefab®. It didn’t stop her from beginning riding lessons on her 4th birthday, even though the barn’s [...]

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Botanical Flower Essences Vs. Essential Oils

At Arenus, we often get asked if our Botanical Animal Flower Essences are the same as essential oils. While there are some similarities, there are a few significant differences. For one, flower essences and essential oils have unique healing properties and separate application instructions. It is key to learn the differences in order to use them safely and to [...]

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