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Horseback Riding’s Healing Power

Woman grooming horse in barn.

By Emily Daigle Being as majestic as they are, a horse’s presence alone is a gift to us that can benefit our well-being in more ways than one. Therapeutic applications have documented incredible healing powers by horses for many with various types of disabilities and conditions. As equestrians, we can understand how equine therapy has […]

Horse Sunburns 101

Being horse people, we spend a lot of time outside. As a result of that, we all know how painful those accidental sunburns on a warm summer day can be. While innocent, we all look back saying, “I knew better.” If we get burnt in one afternoon, imagine the sun our horses soak up while […]

How to Pick a Derby-Worthy Three Year Old

DR. Steven Allday weighs in picking a Derby Winner We equine vets are in a privileged position to see some of the best horses in the world come up through the system. Personally, I’ve vetted hundreds of racehorses over the years, and worked with more than a few Derby winners. So I get asked a […]

Remembering that Special Horse – Horse Memorials

By Christian Ackman Losing a horse is devastating, regardless of the cause. Nothing can prepare you for the void you’ll feel after they’re gone. It can be very difficult to find a fitting memorial for your beloved horse. We have put together some ideas to keep your horse’s memory close even after they’re gone.  Getting […]

The Basics of Degenerative Joint Disease

By Dr. Steven Allday Also referred to as Osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease is characterized by inflammation of a joint due to deterioration of the cartilage at the end caps of the contacted bones. The amount of destruction of this cartilage determines the degree of arthritis and arthritic changes to the joint and has tremendous bearing […]

Winter Blanketing 101

By Christian Ackman As horse owners and care takers, we always want to do what is best for our horses. This is especially true in the winter. We are cold, so surely the horses are too, right? While it makes sense to us, that is not always the case. We have put together some blanketing […]

Re-Borne: Bovine Colostrum as a Superfood!

Re-Borne Bovine Colostrum

Re-Borne whole bovine colostrum has always been a special product for us, a superfood, if you will. It was born out of an two ideas; one, that colostrum had properties that all animals, not just babies, can benefit from. And two, that there had to be another way to process bovine colostrum without heat processing or […]