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All of these elements—kelp, nettle, Australian zeolite, organic zinc, biotin, omega-3s & amino acids plus an antioxidant & mycotoxin binder—work together synergistically to provide a powerful remedy in the relief from itching caused by allergies or environmental irritants without harsh chemicals or medications.
Horses need salt in their diets because it helps them regulate their body’s fluids, which play an important role in maintaining healthy organs, skin, coat and muscles. Without the proper amount of salt, a horse could experience dehydration or electrolyte imbalances that could lead to poor performance
Starting on the 1st August 2023, myself (Steph Toms), one of my best friends (Zsófia Homor), our two OTTB’s and one pack pony are going to set out to ride the longest self contained trek in the world, the Bicentennial National trail, covering 5330 km, and we estimate 7 months of riding.
Your horse's hooves are an important aspect of their overall health. By providing your horse with a balanced diet and including sources of biotin, calcium, organic zinc, MSM, and bio-available nutrients from Rose Hip, Nettle, and Australian Kelp, you can help promote strong, healthy hooves.
HEAL & RESTORE Wound Plus+ is uniquely formulated with natural ingredients that promote wound healing and prevent infections. For instance, beeswax and honey contain anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that play a crucial role in warding off infections
Amino Acids: The Key Ingredient
Amino acids are essential building blocks for muscle growth and repair. They provide protein which helps build muscle mass, but they also play an important role in providing energy during exercise - making them essential for high-performance horses. Some amino acids have been shown to improve feed efficiency by increasing digestibility of other nutrients in the diet as well as improving overall nutrient absorption from feedstuffs.
Photosensitivity – an often overlooked yet potentially painful skin reaction caused by overexposure to sunlight or UV radiation. From blistering sunburns to serious long term damage if left untreated, let’s explore this issue together so you can help prevent photosensitivity from spoiling even one day spent enjoying summer with your four legged companion!
Healthy hooves are the foundation of a healthy horse. While several factors can influence hoof integrity, balanced nutrition is crucial for the development of strong hooves. The hoof consists of highly metabolically active tissue that remains in a constant state of growth, making it incredibly sensitive to any nutrient deficiencies.
Many horse owners may turn to biotin for horses with weak, brittle hooves. But healthy hooves also rely on other vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids that play critical roles in hoof growth.
Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Inside a horse’s digestive system and stomach the bonds between amino acid chains are broken, unravelling the structure and converting them into useable proteins.
Horse calming supplements and magnesium supplements for horses are widely available throughout Australia. Equidae Botanical Horse Care decided to take this one step further by using some of nature's most effective and natural ingredients including a probiotic for horses to support your horse during stressful experiences.