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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,

Bheatrix and Alixir EQ

     "Bheatrix, my 11 year-old GOV [Oldenburg Verband] mare, had her first foal late Tuesday afternoon. The delivery went ...
Oxidative Stress in Horses with Gastric Ulcers | BioStar US

Oxidative Stress in Horses with Gastric Ulcers

As many of you know, I am rather obsessed with the GI tract. From as far back as 2007 when ...
Bringing Home a New Puppy | BioStar US

Bringing Home a New Puppy

In the last six months I have lost two beloved dogs: Thunderbear and Kemosabe. I will forever miss them. No ...
What Labels Don't Tell US | BioStar US

What Labels Don’t Tell Us

When I’m doing nutritional consults, I often need to look up various feed and supplement labels on products the customer ...
Neuro-Plex EQ for Neuromuscular Health | BioStar US

Neuromuscular Support: BioStar’s New Neuro-Plex EQ

I hear a lot from riders, veterinarians, and sports therapists about horses dealing with neuromuscular disorders, nervous system imbalances, muscle ...
Jean Sheptoff, Mia Grigon, Brady | BioStar US

Jean Sheptoff and Mia Frigon on Putting the Horses First

Jean Sheptoff is a nationally recognized amateur hunter and jumper rider based out of Littleton, Massachusetts. She manages Newbury Farm ...
Choosing the best poultice for your horse | BioStar US

Choosing the Best Poultice for your Horse

Poultices have been used for healing over thousands of years; in fact, we can consider poultices to be one of ...
Chi Tonic EQ from BioStar US

Chi Tonic: Revitalize, Restore, Rebalance

In Eastern medicine, the essential life force is known as qi (pronounced “chee”, also known as “Chi”) in traditional Chinese ...
Ali Perkins and Vegas | Biostar US

Success for Vegas and BioStar!

BioStar hears from dressage expert Ali Perkins, who reports on the dramatic turnaround made by her pony Vegas — with ...
Understanding the role of iron in horses | BioStar US

Understanding the role of iron in horses

Iron is an important mineral for horses, but its use is often misunderstood. While humans may often be deficient in ...
Tips from the Field | BioStar US

Tips and Tricks from the Field

One of the advantages of being in Wellington for the winter circuit is learning from other experts in the field: ...
Adaptogens for Horses from BioStar US

Why Adaptogens are Wonderful for Horses

Adaptogens are specific plants and fungi that help the body manage stress, both physical and mental, by supporting regulation of ...