Formulator’s Corner

Chester in the BioStar Lab with Tigger

FORMULATOR’S CORNER

This is where we go down the rabbit hole and talk about research and experiments with food, plants, and ingredients. The place where new ideas are sprouted, and new formulas and products are created. Tigger Montague, our founder and formulator, shares her insights and scientific research on health, nutrition, ingredients, and formulas. These articles are the basis of our products and our philosophies.

Support for the Equine GI Microbiome - Hedgerow Restore | BioStar US

Gut Recovery for Horses: Hedgerow Restore

The GI tract of horses is complex and fascinating. As efficient as it is for an animal who eats 16-20 ...
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 ...

Hedgerow K9 with S. boulardii: New Probiotic Support for Dogs

The yeast strain Saccharomyces boulardii is one of the most researched probiotic strains on the planet, and has become a ...
Jumping Horse for Ligatend Collagen EQ by BioStar

Ligatend Collagen EQ: Joint & Connective Tissue Support for Horses

Collagen is an amazing protein. It is the most abundant protein in mammals, comprising up to 35% of the whole-body ...
Now I Know How the Horses Feel | BioStar US

Now I Know How the Horses Feel

Tigger finds that treating herself like a horse is a great way to walk the road to injury recovery: Recently, ...
Julia in the kitchen with dogs | BioStar US

Julia in My Kitchen with Dogs

My mother used to watch reruns of Julia Child’s The French Chef on PBS from a little black-and-white television in ...
Don't Forget the Vitamin E | BioStar US

Don’t Forget the Vitamin E for your Horse!

Vitamin E is one of the essential vitamins that horses cannot synthesize or make in their bodies. Unlike the B ...
Hoary Alyssum: A plant you don’t want to find in your hay | BioStar US

Hoary Alyssum: A Plant You Don’t Want to Find in Your Hay

Recently several horses in Wellington, Florida presented with swollen legs, fevers, and laminitis. The culprit appears to be hoary alyssum, ...
Keeping your horse warm in the winter | BioStar US

How to Help Your Horse Stay Warm this Winter

Keeping horses warm in winter means providing the circulatory support that's beneficial on many levels — as is maintaining good ...
must-haves in your tack trunk | BioStar US

Must-haves in your tack trunk

When I was competing, my show trunk held the usual necessities: extra saddle pads, a spare halter, extra girth, assorted ...
Integral K9 for dogs | BioStar US

Collagen for Canine Gut Health: Integral K9

The most common health challenges dog owners tell us about are the GI tract issues in their dogs. These issues ...
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 ...