Tigger Montague

Tigger Montague

Tigger Montague

Tigger Montague | BioStar USTigger Montague is BioStar’s owner and formulator.  She is an expert on equine nutrition and supplements, with over thirty years experience as a rider, researcher, formulator, and author of Whole Foods for Horses.

The daughter of a baker, and the granddaughter of a dairyman, she has inherited the same passions as her family about real food. With over 30 years experience in the equine and human supplement industry, Tigger knows nutrition from the synthetic side as well as the whole food side. She started BioStar in 2006 with formulas she created in her kitchen.  Before she started the company, she was an avid rider and competitor with eventing and show jumping, until she got hooked on dressage in the late 1980’s.  She has competed on horses she’s owned and trained all the way from training level to grand prix.

Tigger’s blog posts are a rich variety of fun-loving stories, profound philosophical musings, and scientific research.  Enjoy!

 

The Next Generation of Equine Probiotics: Sym-Biota EQ | BioStar US

The Next Generation of Equine Probiotics: Sym-Biota EQ

Soil research over the past 50 years has provided us with a profound understanding of how important healthy soil is ...

Let Go of the Reins

Recently, a friend in the horse industry told me that her anxiety during this time of the Covid-19 pandemic had ...
Sym-Biota K9 | BioStar US

Liquid GI Support for Dogs:
Sym-Biota K9

Keeping our dog healthy begins with the gut, and dietary GI support is key to achieving it. Hippocrates said, “all ...
East Meets West: Integrated Nutritional Support for Cushing's Horses

Integrated Nutritional Support for Cushing’s Horses

The approaches to biological health challenges — including treatment of insulin-resistant and Cushing's horses — are very different between Eastern ...
Cooling Foods | BioStar US

Cooling Tips for Horses, Dogs, and You

With record breaking heat covering much of the country this month, it’s a good time to seek out cooling tips ...
Consider the Source: Not All Colostrum Supplement Products are Alike | BioStar US

How to Select the Best Bovine Colostrum

Bovine colostrum is a sought-after supplement whose growing popularity stems from research on its important contributions to human athletic performance ...
Colostrum-38 | BioStar US

Bovine Colostrum for Horses, Dogs, and People

Bovine colostrum is one of those versatile supplements that I always have on hand for the horses, the dogs, and ...
Thera-Gard | BioStar US

Relief for Ulcer-Prone Horses

BioStar’s Tri-Gard EQ paste and Thera-Gard EQ provide gastric and digestive support for ulcer-prone horses. BioStar developed Tri-Gard EQ and ...
Asta Zan-14 | BioStar US

Asta Zan 14: Super Antioxidant Recovery Supplement for Dogs

Asta Zan-14™ combines astaxanthin, the antioxidant powerhouse from microalgae, and the Ayurvedic herb turmeric, with additional high antioxidant ingredients to ...
Star Power EQ

Energy and stamina paste for horses: Star Power EQ

BioStar's Star Power EQ™, is an energy paste to address the needs of your performance horse. The energy requirements of ...
Summertime Recovery Tips for Horses | BioStar US

Summertime Recovery Tips for Horses

We tend to work our horses harder in the warmer months, when recovery is more of a challenge. The harder ...
Feed Horse Immune System | BioStar US

Feeding your horse’s immune system

There are specific foods that can aid and support a healthy immune system for your horse. Stress, nutritional deficiencies, and ...
dirt | BioStar US

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 ...
Artesian Poultice | 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 ...
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 ...
Creative Quarantine Shopping | BioStar US

Creative Quarantine Shopping Ideas

Self-impose social distancing and staying at home has forced me to be more creative in finding necessities online. From my ...
Silver Linings | BioStar US

Finding the Silver Linings in a Time of Quarantine

Several days ago, I pulled out my journal and began writing down the positive benefits of living in sequester during ...
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 ...