Other Supplements


Chia or Flax: Which is Better for My Horse?

October 12, 2015

Discover the differences between these two trendy omega-3-packed seeds that can be used to supplement equine diets.... Read More


Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More


Equine Ration Balancer Pellets Explained

September 06, 2015

When fed with forage, ration balancer pellets supplement equine diets without excess calories. ... Read More


Performance Horse Nutrition: What Role Do Supplements Play?

July 31, 2015

Dr. Brian Nielsen presents up-to-date information on feeding the athletic horse and using nutritional supplements.... Read More


UK Strongly Represented at the ESS Symposium

July 24, 2015

The symposium featured research on equine nutrition, exercise physiology, reproduction, management, and more.... Read More


Are Plant-Based Horse Vaccines on the Horizon?

July 19, 2015

Horses might someday be able to consume plant-based products designed to prevent and fight infections, researchers say.... Read More


The Impact of Omega-3s on Horses with Lower Airway Disease

May 25, 2015

Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce signs of chronic lower airway disease in horses.... Read More


Study: Magnesium Could Have Calming Effects

May 08, 2015

A recent study showed that magnesium supplementation can significantly slow horses' reaction speed responses.... Read More


Tips for Managing Horses on Spring Pastures

May 02, 2015

Here are some tips to remember to help your horse stay happy and healthy when consuming this spring's lush pasture.... Read More


Creating a 'Happiness Plan' for a Horse

April 14, 2015

Have you ever almost given up on a horse because of his behavior?... Read More


Owner-Reported Response to Headshaking Treatments

April 13, 2015

From fly masks and nose nets to antihistamines and supplements, find out which headshaking treatments worked best.... Read More


Could Milk Thistle and Silymarin Prevent Laminitis?

March 14, 2015

Recent studies suggest these two agents could help counteract the effects of endotoxins on lamellar tissue.... Read More


Researchers Study Supplement's Effects on Gastric Ulcers

March 01, 2015

Researchers found that one supplement was not inferior to omeprazole in several areas in their study.... Read More


What's in a Supplement?

February 02, 2015

Here's what current research, or lack thereof, is telling us about common equine supplement ingredients.... Read More


Can I Give My Horse Biotin Supplements Designed for Humans?

January 26, 2015

Find out how biotin might help hoof and haircoat. ... Read More


Psyllium, Magnesium Sulfate's Sand Clearing Ability Studied

January 15, 2015

A psyllium/magnesium sulfate combination appears safe and effective for helping horses evacuate sand from their colons.... Read More


Do Horses Need Biotin for Healthy Feet and Coats?

December 29, 2014

Equine nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes addresses listener questions about using biotin to improve hoof and coat health. ... Read More


Can Magnesium Supplementation Help a Nervous Horse?

December 08, 2014

An equine nutritionist shares information about this popular ingredient in calming supplements.... Read More


Researchers Seeking Input on Supplement Survey

November 18, 2014

Middle Tennessee State University researchers are studying horse owners' beliefs about and use of equine supplements.... Read More


Participation Sought on Performance Horse Management Survey

November 11, 2014

The survey is for a study into links between management practices and musculoskeletal health, injury, and performance.... Read More


Racehorse Owners Schooled on Horse Health, Care Issues

October 16, 2014

Owners heard lectures on topics such as the musculoskeletal system, nutrition, and second careers.... Read More


Poll Recap: Supplement Expenses

September 23, 2014

Of the 1,045 respondents, 227 (22%) said they spend $21-$40 per month on supplements per horse. ... Read More


Does Your Horse Need a Vitamin Supplement?

September 17, 2014

Vitamins are an important part of a horse's diet. But does your horse need a vitamin supplement? Consider the following.... Read More


Does a Horse Need Supplements if You're Feeding Quality Hay?

September 08, 2014

Find out how supplements can help provide your horse important trace minerals that might be lacking in hay. ... Read More


Common-Sense Equine Nutrition

August 28, 2014

Do supplements, concentrates, and forages have you confused? Learn what your horse needs from an equine nutritionist.... Read More