Nutrition and Feeding

Nutrition and Feeding


Diet and nutrition protocols, important information, instructions, and advice for horses and dogs.

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In the Lab: BioStar’s next generation of probiotic formulas

We may not have reinvented the wheel on probiotics, but BioStar has put in the time and research to develop ...
Which Supplements to Use when for your Horse | BioStar US

Equine Supplements: What to Use, When to Use It

BioStar offers an array of specialized horse supplements, but which ones are best for your horse?  We have addressed some common questions ...
Antimicrobial resistance in horses | BioStar US

Antibiotic Resistance in Horses

Antibiotic drugs are important and often lifesaving in human and veterinary medicine.  The use of antibiotic drugs can create evolutionary ...
Optimum K9 Healthy Weight | BioStar US

New from BioStar: Optimum K9 Healthy Weight

BioStar presents the newest addition to the Optimum K9 line: Optimum K9 Healthy Weight. Get the support you trust from ...
Omeprazole use in horses with ulcers | BioStar US

Omeprazole for Horses with Ulcers: the Good, the Bad, and the Questionable

Omeprazole is a medicine classified as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), and its purpose is to block excess stomach acid ...
Green Lipped Mussels | BioStar US

Green-Lipped Mussels for Equine and Canine Health

The indigenous people of New Zealand, the Māori, have for hundreds of years regarded green-lipped mussels (Perna canaliculus) as a ...
Medicinal Mushrooms for senior dog | BioStar US

Medicinal Mushrooms Benefit Your Senior Dog

Specific medicinal mushrooms are important foods for senior dogs to address stress, the immune system, and quality of life. BioStar ...
Probiotics For Horses | BioStar US

How to Select the Best Probiotics for Horses

Probiotics for horses are popular supplements in the equine world. They are often included in commercial feeds, multivitamin and mineral ...
Thanksgiving Tips | BioStar US

Thanksgiving Tips for Your Canine

Waste not! Make the most of your turkey leftovers by transforming them into a delicious and nutritious bone broth. Cooking ...

Gastric Support in a Multivitamin/Mineral: Optimum GI

BioStar presents the latest in its multivitamin/mineral line: Optimum GI. This innovative supplement addresses and supports both the upper and ...
Optimum JS 2.0 and Optimum Senior JS 2.0

Advanced multivitamin/mineral with joint support now available!

As we continue to study nutrition for horses, we have discovered mineral deficits, specific mineral excesses, and protein requirements that ...
ingredients | BioStar US

How does BioStar source ingredients?

Have you ever looked down a list of ingredients on packaged feed or supplements and wondered what and where those ...