CALM Horses

Understanding the links between behaviour, calming supplements and the gut Many horse owners reach for calming pastes before traveling or competition in the hope of avoiding a stressful journey and an over-excited and difficult-to-handle horse on arrival. Whilst some of these products do work, there is little or no evidence Read more…

Managing Itchy Horses

There are five elements to consider in managing horses with itchy skin: Correct basic nutrition Omega-3 to omega-6 balance Avoid allergens (often insect bites) Topical treatments Anti-inflammatory medications. Itchy horses often have overworked immune systems so correct mineral balance is essential to ensure the immune system has adequate nutrients to Read more…