The drawback to the newly possible solutions/supplements in horse health rests in their overwhelming volume, and as horses are individuals, some therapies work better than others for specific cases. As a horse mom who wants the best for her babies, but also a barn manager who keeps an eye on budgeting and efficient investments, I would love to share my 6 steps to make the most out of trialing sports medicine therapies.
Establishing the reality of the problems in the gut, we can more clearly see realistic solutions. Here are the 6 steps we like to take to nip Gastrointestinal irritation in the bud once and for all!
Hooray Kitty!!! After three months of optimizing Kitt’s weight, soundness, and conditioning, Kitt has made his way back to Bearfoot Ranch to participate in the Special Olympics over Georgia program, and begin his new career as a therapy horse. We are all so excited to see Kitt shine in his new environment.
A healthy horse carries healthy weight, so I like to think that hard keepers remain deficient for a reason. Here are my top 7 possible causes to run through when trying to put weight on a Hard Keeper!
Before we jump into to an extremely heart warming, inspiring transformation story about a cheeky little quarter horse, there are a few themes to be aware of.
Loving the animal matters. He needs a reason to stay alive.
Patience and perseverance is key, rehab takes time, faith, and a blind eye to naysayers.
The reality of purposing rehabbed horses is not always easy. Success takes grit and a can do attitude.
So often horse farms run into the management dilemma of having too many horses with too few acres. Here are some tips and ideas on optimizing horse management on limited acreage!
Whether Sullae’s trend toward sensitivity stems from GI discomfort, muscle tension, mental insecurity, or some low grade combination of everything, his overall diagnosis has been simple- not quite comfortable enough. Like too many horses, this plateau of ‘not quite right’ due to possible, variable factors can be frustrating and difficult to conquer. Fortunately for Sullae, he has taken to the BEMER.