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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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What Do You Mean I Have to Go on a Diet?

by Kemosabe, Dog on a Diet I went to the vet last week because Crockett stubbed ...
science of supplements

The Verdict: What Science Says About Supplements

Recently, a report on calcium supplements was made public.  This is not the first time researchers ...
Healthy Critters Episode 23 German Pinscher

Healthy Critters Radio: Digestion, Fleas, German Pinschers

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 23 is now available, thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This episode ...
Finn - Lizzy Meyer success story

Success Story: Lizzy Meyer & Finn

by Lizzy Meyer, Veterinary Technician and Holistic Animal Care Educator Vets believed that Finn, my seven-year-old ...
waterkeeper alliance

Giving Back: BioStar Helps Support Waterkeeper Alliance

For the fall of 2016, BioStar has pledged a portion of our proceeds to help support the Waterkeeper Alliance ...
Water and hydration

Water Quality Matters: Introducing the Horse Hydrator

Water has been on my radar for some time now, long before hearing about the Horse ...
Healthy Critters Radio: Western Medicine, Milk, Magna Wave

Healthy Critters Radio: Western Medicine, Milk, Magna Wave

Listen in to Healthy Critters Radio Episode 22, thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This episode ...
Western medicine

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Rise of Western Medicine

It was while I was reading The History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse (1880 edition) ...

Stealing BioStar: Kemosabe Confesses

by Kemosabe Well, she caught me in the act. I had cleverly removed the lid from ...
Healthy Critters Radio Ep. 21 includes vaccination for dogs

Healthy Critters Radio: Warhorse, Ayurveda, Dog Vaccination

Listen in to Healthy Critters Radio Episode 21 , thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This ...
Ayurveda

Ayurveda: The Oldest Medicine on Earth

­My first exposure to Ayurveda was in 1984 at The Natural Products Expo in Atlanta.  I ...
Healthy Critters Radio Ep 20 Horses in the 1800s

Healthy Critters Radio: Kinesio Tape, Dry Coat Relief, Horse Beverages

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 20 is now available, thanks to the Horse Radio Network.  This episode ...
Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin: Super-Antioxidant, Player of Many Roles

Astaxanthin (pronounced Asta-ZAN-thin) is a powerful antioxidant you’ve probably never heard of.  It is a carotenoid, ...
Warhorse Real Soap

Warhorse and Solio: Real Soap, by Real People, for Real People

When an opportunity arose for Warhorse to join forces with Solio Family Farmers (aka Farm Batched ...
Lizzy Meyer joins us to talk about glyphosate in hay • Breed of the Show focuses on the Maine Coon cat • Critter Nutrition discusses starting out on a whole food diet

Healthy Critters Radio: Whole Food Tips, Glyphosate in Hay

Healthy Critters Radio on the Horse Radio Network presents Episode 19,  which includes: • Lizzy Meyer joins ...
How to start with a whole food diet

Getting Started With the Whole Food Diet

It can seem daunting to disconnect ourselves from commercial horse feeds and plunge into the world ...
Feeding Horses in the 1800s - BioStar US

Looking Back: Feeding Horses in the 1800s

I came across an interesting book called The History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse written ...
Healthy Critters Radio Episode 18

Healthy Critters Radio: Oats, Electrolytes, A-Level Horses

The 18th episode of Healthy Critters Radio on the Horse Radio Network is online and includes: • ...

Whole Food Supplements for Horses and Dogs