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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…
Antibiotics: Your horse's digestive foe?

Antibiotics: Your horse's digestive foe?

Veterinarians and horse owners are often faced with cases that include some type of infection or risk of infection.  When this happens, antibiotics undoubtedly enter the treatment regimen.  Right?Not exactly.  Veterinarians will take i…
The Truth About Colic Reimbursement Programs

The Truth About Colic Reimbursement Programs

by Amanda Mills
With almost every big name supplement company out there offering their own version of a colic reimbursement program if you feed their supplements, how do you know which is the right one for you?  Sure, much of it starts out of convenience; you'r…
Understanding What's In Your Digestive Supplement

Understanding What's In Your Digestive Supplement

by Amanda Mills
We hear terms like "probiotic" and "psyllium" tossed around a lot (especially when it comes to supplements), but do you actually know what they are and what they do for your horse?  Before we begin defining common ingredients, check out this vid…
Psyllium: Debunking the Myths

Psyllium: Debunking the Myths

by Amanda Mills
Let’s face it, there’s A LOT of stigma, hype and superstitions surrounding psyllium use in horses. Traditionally, it’s been used for sand clearance in 7 day purges but, do you know why you feed it that way? Do you know about the other benefits…