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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 ...
Lionheart

When Goodbye Comes

Lionheart had a good summer.  He had a new companion, a feisty 20-year-old mare I adopted from a rescue. His ...
Intuition

Open to Our Animals: The Art of Intuition

In our world of high-tech connections and megabits per second, we tend to forget about the other mode of communication ...
The Otter Whisperer | BioStar US

The Otter Whisperer

For the second year in a row, I have had close encounters with sea otters in Kachemak Bay, Alaska.  The ...
Seeds for Kindness Taking the Leap at BioStar US

When It’s Time to Take a Leap…

Tigger describes the inspiration behind Seeds for Kindness, and gets into the details of what we can expect in its ...
Seeds for Kindness is an upcoming project by BioStar US to promote kindness and support Mother Earth

Seeds for Kindness

Several years ago I read a book called The Diamond Cutter by Geshe Michael Roach, which lays out several important ...
Alaskan brown bear

The Alaskan Wilderness in Photos by Tigger

Tigger has returned from her exploration of the Alaskan wilderness. We're so glad she's back, and we're honored to share ...
BioStar's Favorite Products

Tigger’s Favorite Summer Products for Horses and Dogs

Summer is the time of flies, ticks, fleas, heat, and keeping the horses and dogs comfortable despite it all.  I ...
Deciphering the Marketing Language of a Gastric Supplement - BioStar US

Deciphering the Marketing Language of a Digestive Supplement

Recently, Purina released a new digestive supplement called Outlast™ which will, according to the company’s literature, “support a healthy gastric ...
Western medicine

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Rise of Western Medicine

It was while I was reading The History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse (1880 edition) that I came upon ...
How to start with a whole food diet

Getting Started With the Whole Food Diet

It can seem daunting to disconnect ourselves from commercial horse feeds and plunge into the world of the whole food ...
speaking to intuition

Intuition: The Best Communication with Your Horse

In our high-tech world of bytes and data we can forget there's another avenue of communication that isn’t cellular, or vocal, ...
convenience versus conscious

Choosing Consciousness over Convenience

Recently I ran into a Dollar Store to get some Christmas wrapping paper. I picked out a few rolls, checked ...
Wellington, Florida: A City of Horses

A City of Horses

From November until April, there is no other place in the world that has more horses per square inch than ...
In Search of Emptiness

In Search of Emptiness

I know this is a strange title…why would I be searching for emptiness? The emptiness that I have been seeking ...
Green Me Up, Scotty: Transported by Green Juice

Green Me Up, Scotty

Recently I gave a whole food seminar at Old Barrington Farm in Illinois.  There I ran into my friend Mike ...
Lamar Valley, Yellowstone

Where the Wild Things Are

Every August I head out to Montana to visit my mom, and spend at least one day in the Lamar ...
As 'all natural' as it gets...

When is Natural Really Natural?

A recent study (April 2014) conducted by Consumer Reports National Research Center showed that 59% of consumers check to see ...
Stall mucking, before and after enlightenment

Still Mucking After All These Years

It occurred to me the other day as I lifted yet another fork full of manure and dumped it in ...