Safe Weight Loss

Safe Weight Loss

Sometimes knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do.  Here are some safe and not so safe weight loss strategies for your horse. 
Ulcers

Ulcers

10 Facts about ulcers all horse owners should know.
PSSM

PSSM

A disorder that causes muscle cramping caused by abnormal glycogen (sugar)storage in the muscles. There are three different acronyms commonly used for this disorder; EPSM, PSSM and EPSSM.
Dysbiosis and Leaky Gut

Dysbiosis and Leaky Gut

When we first think of digestive problems in our horses, we typically think of colic or ulcers, but did you know that it has also been linked to behavior, allergies and even insulin resistance?
My Personal Journey with the Equine Cushings & Insulin Resistance Group (ECIR)

My Personal Journey with the Equine Cushings & Insulin Resistance Group (ECIR)

Many of you may recognize this handsome face. He is the horse on the Vermont Blend label. His name is Chances Solid Gold, "Chance", and in 2004 he led me to the Equine Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance Group, (ECIR).
CHARLIE'S STORY

CHARLIE'S STORY

Case Study: Under-weight, senior horse who is a picky eater, has lyme disease and unable to digest long stem forage.
Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins

I was offered the opportunity to have my hay tested through Alltech's 37+ Mycotoxin Analysis. This is the most broad spectrum test available and being the nutrition nerd that I am, jumped at this opportunity.
Golden Rules for Feeding Ulcer Prone Horses

Golden Rules for Feeding Ulcer Prone Horses

Find out what the Golden Rules of Nutrition are for Ulcer Prone Horses.
Maintaining Weight On Golden Oldies And Hard Keepers Throughout The Winter

Maintaining Weight On Golden Oldies And Hard Keepers Throughout The Winter

The first stop on the road to maintaining (or gaining) weight is forage.
Nutritional Support for Ulcer Prone Horses

Nutritional Support for Ulcer Prone Horses

Saliva is your horses natural stomach acid buffer. They only product saliva while chewing. Keep them chewing as much as possible with free choice hay, use of slow feed nets or time on pasture.
Got Hives?

Got Hives?

Hives can be hard to treat once they start.  Find out experts thoughts on allergy testing and nutritional support here!
Diet or Exercise: Which is better for your overweight metabolic horse?

Diet or Exercise: Which is better for your overweight metabolic horse?

Diet or Exercise: Which is better for your overweight metabolic horse?