It's well-known that equine athletes require special diets to sustain their body's energy demands during training and competition. They also require extra nutrients to support their muscle health before, during...Read More
EQUESTRIAN HEALTH AND CARE TIPS
HELPFUL TIPS TO KEEP YOUR HORSES HAPPY AND HEALTHY!
My Horse Health provides insightful articles about general horse health and care. Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent common equine challenges like behavior, digestive and health related issues. You’ll also find information about common care, equestrian events and other topics related specifically to the care of fillies, colts, mares, stallions and senior horses.
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How Do You Keep a Barrel Horse With Gate Issues Calm?
Speed event horses are notorious for having problems in the alley or at the gate leading into the arena. Horses that are well-behaved in the gate area are sought after...Read More
Summer Horse Health Tips For Hot Weather
Summer offers longer days which provides more riding time. It’s also the hottest time of the year and horse owners should proceed with caution. Equines can overheat in hot, humid...Read More
How Does a Horse Get Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1)
First, it’s important to understand what EHV-1 is. Like human influenza (the flu), there are multiple strains of the equine herpes virus. EHV-1 and EHV-4 are the most common strains...Read More
Using Fat as an Energy Supplement Source To Help Horses Gain and Keep Weight On
Most people think fat is bad but when feeding healthy fats, it can be beneficial. Some horses may need to gain weight while others have trouble keeping it on. Regardless...Read More
Official USA Distributor For Twydil Equine Products
TWYDIL USA is a proud partner of TWYDIL® Switzerland and their performance horse products. Currently, we are the sole American distributor of these top-quality, globally renowned equine dietary supplements. Each...Read More
Safe Alternatives to Lasix for Horses
One of the best ways to support your EIPH horse and help reduce mild bleeding episodes is to use a Lasix/Salix alternative. Lasix, or the veterinary counterpart Salix, may cause...Read More
Equine Health Products For Show Horses
For horses in competition, it's important to find supplement formulas that are show-safe. That means they are free from any and all substances that horse shows, events and race tracks...Read More
Best Natural Remedies For Horses That Tie Up
Most cases of horses and ponies that tie up may simply have a trigger, rather than a muscle condition, that can be improved by better dietary and management practices. This...Read More
Can I Treat Horse Heaves With Supplements?
Why Is My Horse Coughing? When your horse coughs once or twice, it's not typically a cause for panic. Like humans, they do cough to clear their airways occasionally of...Read More
What Can You Give A Horse To Calm Them Down?
Does your horse behave well at home but not at the showgrounds? He's level-headed, focused and performing near perfect every time you're in the saddle. Both of you are ready...Read More
How Can I Protect My Horse From Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1)
EHV-1 is a rhinopneumonitis that usually causes respiratory infection in horses. Infected horses will often exhibit symptoms such as: high fevers, lethargy, nasal discharge, enlarged lymph nodes and swelling of...Read More
What Is The Best Horse Feed Supplement For Performance Horses?
To keep equine athletes training, performing and competing at their best, it's important to understand that they have additional nutritional needs. You can't feed a performance horse the same way...Read More
Why Performance Horses Need Different Levels of Nutrition, Vitamins and Supplements
With any horse, there are factors such as breed, age, body type and activity level that influence a horse's dietary needs. Equines that need additional nutritional support are pregnant or...Read More
Safe EIPH Bleeding Treatment For Athletic Horses
If your equine athlete has ever had a nosebleed (epistaxis), then you are probably familiar with the term: Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH). It's likely you've discussed both medical and non-medical...Read More
What Can I Give My Horse For More Energy?
You've been trying to get your horse fit for competition but most days he seems lazy and lethargic. The veterinarian gave him a complete check-up, including blood work and he's...Read More
The Best Calming Supplements for Horses
Even the best trained horses can experience anxiety and nervousness occasionally. Some situations, like shipping or having their teeth done can stress out even the quietest of equines. Maybe your...Read More
Important Questions To Ask When Choosing Horse Supplements
In recent years, horse nutrition has been scientifically researched allowing for more targeted supplementation. A balanced equine diet must include fats, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Horses in heavy training,...Read More
Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage In Horses
EIPH or Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage is common in Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds, especially those that race. It is bleeding, or epistaxis, from the nasal passages following extreme exertion. The bleeding may...Read More