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Equine Health

BIOSTAR’S EQUINE RESEARCH

Various articles on nutrition, products, and research specific to equine health.

Circuvate EQ: A Formula for Better Blood Flow

Circuvate EQ: A Formula for Better Blood Flow

The body’s circulation system is responsible for sending blood, oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.  Increased blood flow is a ...
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Herbicides and Hay by BioStar US

Healthy Critters Radio: Turmericle, Itchy Dogs & Diet, Glyphosate In Hay, Thanksgiving Stories

Healthy Critters Radio Episode 50 features Claudia Garner from Stance Equine talking about turmeric and coconut, critter nutrition focuses on glyphosate ...
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Herbicides and Hay by BioStar US

Herbicides and Hay

There has been a troublesome trend over the last few years:  more and more horse owners are reporting that their ...
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Feeding the Hard Keeper

Feeding the Hard Keeper

As the grass dies off in the late fall, it can become more challenging to maintain weight on the hard ...
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Leo success story

Success Story: Leo and Thera Calm

"Leo was on stall rest, and since he's usually a very active horse, he became wild after a month or ...
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Autumn, the season for liver support - BioStar US

Autumn: Seasonal Support for the Liver

In traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine, autumn is known as a cleansing time for the liver. The liver is ...
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Bone Remodeling in Horses by BioStar US

Bone Remodeling in Horses

Bone remodeling is an ongoing process in horses, and in all mammals larger than rats.  This lifelong process repairs micro-damage ...
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Patience is a Virtue - by BioStar US

Patience Is a Virtue

Oftentimes I’m called in for a consultation on a difficult case, such as a horse with multiple issues that don’t ...
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BioStar's new products Quantum EQ and Impulsion EQ

New From BioStar: Quantum & Impulsion

As you know, BioStar has never been a company that follows the pack. We stay true to our whole-food principles, ...
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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 caused plants and ammonites ...
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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: “It depends on the ...
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BioStar's Favorite Products

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 despite it all.  I ...
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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 a healthy gastric environment.”  ...
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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 our obsession with poop.  ...
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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 water.  Did you know ...
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Straight from the Horse's Mouth - BioStar US

Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: What Does Your Horse Love about BioStar?

Announcing BioStar’s Equine Contest - "From the Horse's Mouth"! We want to know why you and your horse love their ...
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Poultices by BioStar US

The Healing Art of the Poultice

The poultice has been used for healing over thousands of years; in fact, we can consider the poultice to be ...
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Muscle Building and Breakdown Locomotion EQ

Muscle Building, Muscle Breakdown: Understanding the Cycle

Horse people appreciate the equine athlete who is well-muscled, fit, and strong for his activity, whether it be canter pirouettes, ...
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Whole Food Supplements for Horses and Dogs