Spring Skin Health

There are many wonderful things about spring — but trying to keep your horse clean and his skin healthy isn’t one of them. The list of seasonal challenges includes: Plenty of rain Mud everywhere Remnants of the winter coat trapping dirt, moisture, and sweat Insect irritation Long coats, warm days, …

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Chasteberry for Horses

Fruit’s Extract Historically Used to Stabilize Hormonal Function By Dr. Eleanor Kellon   Chaste tree berry (CTB), or simply chasteberry, has a long traditional history of use helping balance hormonal systems in both males and females. While both sexes have different levels of hormones produced by the sex organs, the …

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Care of the Mare and Foal at Weaning

Breeding

Supplementation Can be Beneficial During this Stressful Time By Dr. Eleanor Kellon for Uckele Health & Nutrition   With feral horses, weaning occurs naturally when both mare and foal are ready for it. When we hasten the process artificially, there is inevitable stress. Foals depend on their dams for basic …

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A Winter Diet for Thin Senior Horses

Dental Care and Special Supplements Benefit the Aged Horse by Dr. Eleanor Kellon   Winter weather and loss of pasture access make owners of thin senior horses anxious. There are things to consider when a horse is underweight that span all age groups, but seniors have additional considerations. Older horses …

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