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.

Horse Feed Preservatives: Better Living Through Chemistry

Horse Feed Preservatives: Better Living Through Chemistry

At a recent seminar I gave in Wellington, Florida, several questions were raised in the audience about certain preservatives in ...
Red Clay Electrolytes

The Wonders of HSCAS: Healing Clay for Horses

On my frequent journeys down the rabbit hole of research, I stumbled upon a silicate clay designated in scientific terms ...
Whole food nutrients: the body's preferred delivery method

Whole Food Nutrients: The Body’s Top Choice

Before there was much specific talk of whole food nutrients, there was a simpler question: HOW ARE NUTRIENTS DELIVERED TO ...
Nutritionism: Understanding Ingredients, Understanding Food

Nutritionism: Understanding Ingredients, Understanding Food

Before jumping into nutritionism, let's think about ingredients for a moment. When we read the labeled contents of most commercial ...
Commercially processed horse feed

Processed Horse Feed: The Great Compromise

The advantages of commercially processed horse feed: There is no question that commercially processed horse feed has provided convenience to ...
Healing Power of Smectite Clay | BioStar US

The Amazing Healing Power of Smectite Clay

I want to go into some detail on the benefits of smectite clay for horses, but first, I confess: In ...
Almonds for Horses

Almond Joy: Choosing Almonds for Horses

While the health benefits of almonds for humans are well documented, almonds for horses are not yet as thoroughly researched ...