Can Horses Eat Peppermint Candy?

Frederic Bousquet
Peppermint offers a wide range of benefits for your horse’s health and quality of life. It not only helps soothe colic, but this herb can also help improve your horse’s digestion, boost their immune system, and much more—but can horses eat peppermints?

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Does Glucosamine for Horses Have Side Effects?

Frederic Bousquet
Glucosamine is a popular choice for horse owners looking to maintain their horse’s bone health or treat joint pain, but many owners wonder whether or not this supplement has side effects. We reveal what you need to know about this sugar compound.

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How Much Garlic to Feed Horses

Frederic Bousquet
Garlic’s protective properties are well-known, both for the results seen in humans and in horses. However, you may have concerns about feeding your horse too much, how much garlic is beneficial, and how to feed it to your horse. This guide has the answers.

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Benefits of MSM for Horses

Shane Wolcott
MSM, or Methylsulfonylmethane, is a compound that offers many benefits to human health. MSM is also an ideal choice for owners and breeders wanting to incorporate an holistic approach to optimizing horse health.

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Understanding Digestible Energy for Horses

Shane Wolcott

One of the most basic aspects of equine nutrition is understanding how to use it to achieve the optimal balance for athletic performance. The digestible energy contained in the foods horses consume will affect both their performance and their overall health.

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Glucosamine for Horses – Does It Work?

Frederic Bousquet
Whether your horse already suffers from joint pain or you wish to maintain their bone health and prevent future problems, glucosamine is a popular supplement that can be very effective. We explore what’s behind its effectiveness

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Garlic for Fly Control in Horses

Frederic Bousquet
Garlic’s properties are well known for the treatment of illnesses and infections in both horses and humans, but garlic’s benefits also extend to fly control. We explore its properties and benefits below.

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The Best Garlic Supplement for Horses

Frederic Bousquet
Garlic has been used in the successful treatment of human ailments for thousands of years, but you may also be aware that this bulbous vegetable holds many health benefits for horses when given in the right form.

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How to Poultice a Horse Hoof

Frederic Bousquet
A hoof abscess not only can be incredibly painful but damage hoof structure and spread infection to the foot itself. Following eruption, whether on its own or via the assistance of a vet

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General Herbs for Horse Health and Performance

Frederic Bousquet

For thousands of years, all animals, including horses, have instinctively sought plant-based remedies when experiencing illness in the wild. Although most horses have now been removed from their natural living conditions through domestication, these herbs and natural remedies are still able to be administered for optimal horse health.

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