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The Link Between Hoof Quality & Digestive Health

The Link Between Hoof Quality & Digestive Health

by Dr. Jay Altman
As a veterinarian, one of the questions I am often asked is, “How can I improve my horse’s hoof health?” Historically, the go-to has been the addition of a hoof supplement that includes biotin and other ingredients said to boost hoof growth and stren…
How to Prepare Your Horse for Fall: Management Considerations

How to Prepare Your Horse for Fall: Management Considerations

by Arenus Animal Health
Fall is upon us, and with the change in weather comes a new set of equine health care and management challenges. As exciting as the changing leaves and cooler weather may be, it is crucial to keep your horse’s health in mind to prevent any potential…
Aloe Vera for Equine Ulcers?

Aloe Vera for Equine Ulcers?

by Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS​
In this guest question and answer, originally featured on The Horse, Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS addresses whether oral aloe vera could help gastric ulcers and offers evidence-based alternatives.My mare has a history of equine…
Avoiding Colic Through Management

Avoiding Colic Through Management

by Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS
Turnout, diet, and water consumption are critical considerations when avoiding colic. In this guest blog originally featured on The Horse, equine health expert Anthony Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, discusses ways to avoid colic through…
The Key Steps to Equine Performance Recovery

The Key Steps to Equine Performance Recovery

by Arenus Animal Health
How Horse Owners Can Support Their Equine AthletePerformance recovery. You might be familiar with this term if you are an athlete yourself, or if you own an equine athlete. Performance recovery combines nutrition and rest for optimal muscle restorati…
What Probiotics & Prebiotics Can Do for Your Horse

What Probiotics & Prebiotics Can Do for Your Horse

by Arenus Animal Health
How Beneficial Bugs Support Your Horse's Digestive SystemYour horse's digestive system contains a blend of "good bugs", or beneficial bacterial, that play an important role in keeping your horse healthy. These bacteria help break down food that canno…