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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 to bring them the best whole food supplements.

Our blog articles are our personal experiences and opinions, as well as scientific research and nutritional studies.  These articles are our own, based on our own thoughts and research, and are not intended to cure, diagnose, or treat any disease.

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Healthy Critters Radio: The Wilderness, How Much Fat for your Horse, & Shilajit

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 44  is now available via the Horse Radio Network! This episode includes: ...

Success Story: Optimum K9 Senior Formula

~ by Mary Ann I started my 10 1/2 year old Golden Retriever on Optimum Senior, ...
Alaskan brown bear

The Alaskan Wilderness

Tigger has returned from her exploration of the Alaskan wilderness. We're so glad she's back, and ...
Shilajit for horses by BioStar US

In the BioStar Lab: Shilajit

Shilajit is a resin formed during the late Triassic period when geological shifts in the continents ...
Bobcats on Healthy Critters Radio

Healthy Critters Radio: What Makes A Good Vet, Chia or Flax, Bobtail Cats and Bobcats

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 43  is now available via the Horse Radio Network! This episode includes: ...
Chia Seeds versus Flax Seeds for Horses

Flax Seeds or Chia Seeds: Which Do I Feed My Horse?

I’m often asked the question, “Should I feed my horse flax or chia seeds?” My answer: ...
Alison Kavey on Healthy Critters Radio

Healthy Critters Radio: Managing Senior Horses, Electrolytes or Salt, Choosing a Trainer

Episode 42 of Healthy Critters Radio is now available via the Horse Radio Network! This episode ...
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Tigger’s Favorite Summer Products for Horses and Dogs

Summer is the time of flies, ticks, fleas, heat, and keeping the horses and dogs comfortable ...
Team BioStar welcomes Jan Byyny

Team BioStar Welcomes Jan Byyny

Team BioStar welcomes Jan Byyny, our newest member! Jan's primary focus is selecting, training, and competing ...

Success Story: Optimum HW to the Rescue!

~by Hillary Jean “My horse has been overweight for the last four years. No matter how ...
Healthy Critters Radio and Lizzy Meyer on poisonous bites

Healthy Critters Radio: Poisonous Bites, Fireworks Alternatives, Manure Makeup, Cocker Spaniel

Episode 41 of Healthy Critters Radio is now available via the Horse Radio Network! This episode ...

BioStar Gives Back: Ocracoke Banker Ponies

For the summer of 2017, BioStar has pledged a portion of proceeds from the sale of BioFlora ...
Deciphering the Marketing Language of a Gastric Supplement - BioStar US

Deciphering the Marketing Language of a Gastric Supplement

Recently, Purina released a new supplement called Outlast™ which will, according to the company’s literature, “support ...
Horse manure the poop on poop

What’s the Poop?

Horse people are unique in many ways, and among all our various and interesting quirks is ...
Ali Perkins Team BioStar Rider

Team BioStar Welcomes Ali Perkins

Welcome to Ali Perkins, our newest member of the Team BioStar riders! Ali Perkins grew up ...
Shannon Peters on Healthy Critters Radio

Healthy Critters Radio: Shannon Peters Explains Bemer, Protein and Topline, Cooling Foods for Horses

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 40 is now available via the Horse Radio Network! This episode includes: ...
Cool Star EQ BioStar US photo

Turning Down the Heat: Cooling Foods and Cool Star EQ

It’s summertime, and keeping horses cool requires stall fans, electrolytes, mineral salt blocks, and lots of ...
Buckaroo's Cooling Stew from BioStar US

What’s So Cool About Cooling Stew?

Ah summertime. A time for the buzz of cicadas echoing through the woods, the tails of ...

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