For many horse owners, the question is often not if their horses will "tie up" but when. Exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) or tying up, as it is typically called, is the most common form of muscular problem in horses and also occurs in humans, many times as a result of extended exercise or change in diet.
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Fall is a great time to take inventory and shore up supplies. Horse owners will have their chance to do just that during the Nutrena® SafeChoice® September Savings promotion. Consumers who buy four bags of Nutrena® SafeChoice® Senior or Nutrena® SafeChoice® Maintenance feed during one visit to a participating retailer will receive one bag of the same item free. The promotion runs Sept. 1 - 30, 2014. No coupon is necessary unless provided in-store.
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Livestock and horses are often thought of and cared for as extensions of the immediate family on the farm. In addition to bringing unmeasurable enjoyment, healthy animals can largely determine the success or failure of livestock and agricultural operations. Ranchers must take precautions to help naturally maintain and improve the health of their valuable livestock investments. WRT (www.wrtag.com) understands the importance of keeping animals in top shape naturally.... Read More
Goliath, the 2005 Guinness Book of World Record holder for Tallest Living Horse, passed away peacefully July 3, 2014 on the Priefert Ranch in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Goliath was an awe striking black Percheron gelding who stood 19.1 hands high and weighed over 2500lbs. He was superstar and legend in his own right. ... Read More
The Prairie Oat Growers Association (POGA) today announced its second oat research grant. Dr. Lori Warren of the University of Florida will receive more than $146,000 in funding for a two-year research project titled "Can beta-glucan improve the responsiveness of the immune system in horses?" The research project began in June. Dr. Warren's project was recommended for funding by the Equine Oat Research Advisory Board (EORAB) in 2013.... Read More
Patented Flying Eyes Sunglasses, proven to be the most comfortable sunglasses for use with aviation style headsets have been updated to be perfect for use while wearing an equestrian helmet. ... Read More
STAMINA. PERFORMANCE. RECOVERY. GET THE COMPETITIVE EDGE! Horse Health Products Launches Two New Red Cell® Performance Supplements PHOENIX - June 9, 2014 - Regardless of the type of event, high performance horses require nutrients that are help improve stamina and performance to achieve peak results every ride. Now equestrians can keep their horses performing their best with the introduction of two... Read More
In an effort to give consumers important information regarding the nutritional makeup of their horse feed brand of choice, Triple Crown Nutrition has launched a feed comparison tool that will provide horse owners with a comprehensive breakdown of the nutritional differences between competing horse feed brands.... Read More
Riding on a superior hoof boot provides a secure platform for your horse. Developing Trek with a focus on confidence, simplicity and durability were the main objectives of Cavallo President, Carole Herder.... Read More
Arenus released the newest line in the Sore No-More family of products; Sore No-More Performance Ultra. ... Read More