Recent News for Supplements


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


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


How to Feed Fat to Horses

August 23, 2014

You've got plenty of options to choose from when adding fat to a horse's diet. Here's a rundown of what to consider.... Read More


10 Equine Joint Health Resources on

July 31, 2014

Learn about options for keeping horses' joints healthy and for treating those that have developed problems. ... Read More


Study: Start Measures to Prevent Equine Arthritis Early

June 14, 2014

Anti-inflammatory aids mixed with daily feed rations can help decrease joint inflammation in young horses.... Read More


Truths and Fallacies about Equine Weight Management

April 21, 2014

Are you trying to help your horse gain or lose weight? Here are some facts and fallacies to consider.... Read More


Adding Oil to a Horse's Diet

April 12, 2014

When adding oil, keep a careful eye on meeting the horse's total nutrient and energy requirements. ... Read More


5 Facts about Flax

March 31, 2014

What exactly is flax and how does it benefit the horse? Here are five things to know about flaxseed. ... Read More


Oral Joint Supplement Efficacy Tested in Senior Horses

March 26, 2014

Researchers found that an oral joint supplement did not improve stiff gaits in one senior horse population.... Read More


Could a Supplement Ease the Effects of Tying Up?

March 23, 2014

Researchers tested a supplement aimed at alleviating tying-up episodes and muscle damage.... Read More


Poll Recap: Nutrition Knowledge

March 18, 2014

Of the 1,127 respondents, 225 (20%) indicated they were interesting in learning more about supplements.... Read More


Micronized Coconut and Onion: A Natural Equine Dewormer?

March 09, 2014

A mixture of micronized coconut and onion decreased fecal egg counts in one population of horses.... Read More


Infographic: Equine Joint Health Supplements

February 28, 2014

Learn about equine joint supplements and what might help your horse in our easy-to-follow visual guide.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More


Feeding Horses to Increase Weight and Body Condition

February 26, 2014

Find out what you need to consider when feeding a horse to increase weight and body condition. ... Read More


Horse-Approved Homemade Treat Recipes

December 25, 2013

The Horse staff members have compiled and tested four homemade horse treat recipes. ... Read More


Drug to Treat Equine Joint Dysfunction Gains FDA Approval

December 03, 2013

The drug is designed to treat joint dysfunction in horses associated with equine osteoarthritis.... Read More


Sorting Through Supplements

October 24, 2013

Tips to help owners make well-informed decisions when purchasing equine supplements. ... Read More


Safety and Horse Snacks

October 17, 2013

Before you run out and pick up a bag, let's have a look at the various ingredients used to make treats.... Read More


Omega Fatty Acids: What Do They Do for Horses?

September 30, 2013

Omega-3 and -6 fatty acids must be obtained in sufficient amounts from the diet.... Read More


Amino Acid Requirements for Horses

September 18, 2013

Learn about the 21 different amino acids your horse needs to build proteins in his body.... Read More