Equine Health

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Equine nutrition, diet, supplements, health products, and research specific to your horse’s health and wellbeing.

BioStar Employee Testimonials | We Don't Just Work Here

We Don’t Just Work Here

Working at BioStar means getting an up-close look at everything that goes into our unique whole-food equine and canine supplements ...
Daily Neuromuscular Support with Neuro-Plex EQ Powder | BioStar US

Daily Neuromuscular Support with Neuro-Plex EQ Powder

Neuromuscular support is essential for an increasing number of horses. Ever since BioStar introduced Neuro-Plex EQ paste syringes for as-needed ...
Eggshell membrane collagen | BioStar US

Eggshell Membrane Collagen for Horses and Neuro-Plex EQ Powder

Collagen is a popular protein ingredient in supplements for humans, dogs, and horses. A few years ago, I got on ...
Selenium yeast vs Selenium selenate with horses | BioStar US

Selenium Yeast vs Sodium Selenite

Selenium is an important mineral for horses. This trace element plays a critical role in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, DNA ...
Kavey, Orange, and Chi Tonic Success | BioStar US

Success: Kavey, Orange, and Chi Tonic!

“Orange is a very tall (17.3+) 8-year-old GOV gelding who is competing at 4th level and schooling the I1. He ...
Tess Strumwasser Success with Neuro-Plex and Chi Tonic | BioStar US

Success with Neuro-Plex and Chi Tonic!

Tess Strumwasser of Massachusetts-based Equipoise Dressage sends us this report of her success with an EPM-relapsing gelding named EL Maverick ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...