Horse Health

Chasteberry for Horses

Chasteberry for Horses

Chasteberry for Horses You might have heard a lot about chasteberry for horses, but what exactly is it? Basically, chasteberry is an extract that comes from the fruit and the seeds of the chaste tree. So yes, it is just a plant extract, totally natural. The extracts that come from the chaste tree have been …

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Hyaluronic Acid for Horses

Hyaluronic Acid for Horses

Hyaluronic Acid for Horses Hyaluronic acid is used for horse’s joints. Yes Hyaluronic acid for horses is a thing. When dealing with the horse’s healthy joints, hyaluronic acid can work as a lubricating mechanism that encourages smooth and frictionless motion. Hyaluronic acid can also mitigate the action of inflammatory mediators inside the joint and protect …

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Pinworms in Horses

Pinworms in Horses

Pinworms in horses are literally worms. This is not like ringworm, which is a fungal rash. Pinworms are little tiny worms between 1 and 5 centimetres long and they hang out inside the intestinal tract of horses. They can attack a horse of any age, but it’s more often the young horses that get infected.  …

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Horse Vaccination Schedule

Horse Vaccination Schedule

Are You on a Horse Vaccination Schedule? Every horse owner should understand the vaccine recommendations for their animals, and be on a horse vaccination schedule. Protocols do change relatively frequently based on vaccinations as they become available, as new research comes out, and whenever there is an outbreak. But overall, the recommendations are pretty consistent.  …

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Banamine for Horses

Banamine for Horses

Banamine for Horses What is Banamine? Banamine for horses is a brand name, but the drug itself is called flunixin meglumine, and it is used as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory to reduce pain, inflammation, and fever by lowering particular biochemical reactions in an animal’s body, specifically in cattle, horses, and pigs. And while there are other …

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Soybean Meal for Horses

Soybean Meal for Horses

Protein and Your Horses Nutrition There may be a number of different reasons that you are reading this article, but primarily people are looking for soybean meal for their horse because of protein. It’s either you just want more because the hay supply you have may not have enough, or your vet has recommended increasing …

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