Your horse’s performance and overall health are largely contingent on one system functioning well: the digestive tract. It’s the site where nutrients are absorbed and converted into energy. It’s also responsible for killing off any harmful microorganisms that could cause illness or infection. Continue reading “Horse Feed: Why Quality Fiber is Essential for Health”
Ask yourself if you’ve ever been in this situation before.
You’re just about to drift off to sleep when suddenly you feel a familiar tickle in the back of your throat. Your stomach sinks knowing that when you wake up in the morning, your tonsils will be inflamed and your head will feel foggy. Continue reading “Staying Healthy During Winter– Can You Get Your Dog Sick?”
Think your dog’s mouth is cleaner than yours? Think again.
Plaque has the perfect breeding ground inside your dog’s highly alkalized mouth. With pH levels several times higher than that of a human’s, bacteria have the ideal conditions to multiply and create dangerous plaque formations. Continue reading “Why Gum Disease Can Be Fatal for Dogs: How to Spot it + Prevent it”
Since the days of Ancient Rome, health conscious humans have utilized the roots of a bright blue flower from the plant Cichorium intybus, otherwise known as chicory, to bolster their digestive systems.
Within the last few decades, the same gastrointestinal wunderkind has made the jump to dog food. This prebiotic is known for its ability to enhance the intricate and complex systems of our canine companions.
In cool northern climates, like Montana and Canada, grows a special teardrop-shaped seed known as flax. For centuries it has been helping horses supplement their essential fatty acids.
More than 40 species, all similar in anatomy, make up the members of the yucca family.
Hailing from arid regions of the US, Mexico, and Latin America, this root vegetable has been an important source of food and medicine for centuries. Its also a powerhouse of essential vitamins, minerals and plant-based nutrients. The closer researchers study this starchy, tuberous root the more health benefits they’re unearthing.