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BioStar US Blog | Whole Food SUpplements for Horses & Dogs

Welcome to the BioStar Blog!

 

Our mission is to share information, help empower dog and horse owners with knowledge about nutrition and health of their animals, and bring them the best whole food supplements.

Here you’ll find many of our own personal experiences and opinions, and we’ve taken care to ensure that the more technical information we present is backed by published nutritional studies and scientific research. Please remember, though, that the blog articles themselves are not intended to cure, diagnose, or treat any disease.

Questions about our equine and canine whole food supplements? Contact us and we’ll be glad to assist.

Enjoy!

BioStar's Happy Horse Award

BioStar’s Happy Horse Award

Recently there’s been plenty of controversy in the dressage community over horse welfare, particularly as it pertains to the horse’s health in competition: extremely tight nosebands, blood in the mouth, open mouth,
BioStar's Happy Horse Award

BioStar’s Happy Horse Award

Recently there’s been plenty of controversy in the dressage community over horse welfare, particularly as it pertains to the horse’s ...

Hedgerow K9 with S. boulardii: New Probiotic Support for Dogs

The yeast strain Saccharomyces boulardii is one of the most researched probiotic strains on the planet, and has become a ...
Jumping Horse for Ligatend Collagen EQ by BioStar

Ligatend Collagen EQ: Joint & Connective Tissue Support for Horses

Collagen is an amazing protein. It is the most abundant protein in mammals, comprising up to 35% of the whole-body ...
Marion Price and Alixir EQ | BioStar US

BioStar Success Story: Alixir EQ Saves the Show!

"I'd just arrived at the Virginia Horse Center in October for the Region 1 USDF championship. My horse started colicking ...
Now I Know How the Horses Feel | BioStar US

Now I Know How the Horses Feel

Tigger finds that treating herself like a horse is a great way to walk the road to injury recovery: Recently, ...
Julia in the kitchen with dogs | BioStar US

Julia in My Kitchen with Dogs

My mother used to watch reruns of Julia Child’s The French Chef on PBS from a little black-and-white television in ...
Don't Forget the Vitamin E | BioStar US

Don’t Forget the Vitamin E for your Horse!

Vitamin E is one of the essential vitamins that horses cannot synthesize or make in their bodies. Unlike the B ...
Frittata Bravo recipe with Lizzy Meyer | BioStar US

Frittata Bravo: Treats for High Energy Dogs

Here is a recipe for high-fat, high-protein, healthy treats for dogs who are very active or need to gain weight ...
Hoary Alyssum: A plant you don’t want to find in your hay | BioStar US

Hoary Alyssum: A Plant You Don’t Want to Find in Your Hay

Recently several horses in Wellington, Florida presented with swollen legs, fevers, and laminitis. The culprit appears to be hoary alyssum, ...
Katrin Derreumaux's success with BioStar Neuro-Plex EQ

Katrin Derreumaux and Success with Neuro-Plex EQ

Katrin Derreumaux talks about the improvements in hind-end strength and balance she's seeing after giving BioStar's Neuro-Plex EQ: "I have ...
Ghosts of Christmas Past | BioStar US

Ghosts of Christmas Past

One of my favorite holiday movies as a child was the 1951 version of A Christmas Carol (starring Alastair Sim) ...
Keeping your horse warm in the winter | BioStar US

How to Help Your Horse Stay Warm this Winter

Keeping horses warm in winter means providing the circulatory support that's beneficial on many levels — as is maintaining good ...