Absorbine® Blog

Absorbine Volunteer Days – Second Chance Rescue

Honoring the values of our founders, Mary Ida and Wilbur Young, and continuing the Absorbine® legacy of compassion for horses and animals, in 2017 we’re sending all employees out to volunteer at an animal welfare charity of their choice. It wasn’t very hard to pitch this initiative – “You say we have to take a day off to go… Read More

Absorbine Spotlight – Patrick The Miniature Horse

Preview Patrick The Miniature Horse is one of the most well-known minis on the scene. He’s also an Absorbine® Ambassador! Read on to learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Patrick in our interview with  Sarah Schaaf, his owner. GTR Patricks Vindicator, known to all as Patrick, is a miniature horse gelding known internationally… Read More

Ten Tips for Winter Horse Care

You may have heard – WINTER IS COMING. The horses are puffing their coats out, a blanket of frost on the pasture greets us in the chilly mornings, and evening rides are cut short as the sun retreats earlier and earlier. Winter is inevitable – it’s best to be ready! Here’s a refresher on winter… Read More

A Day with Team Absorbine® Rider Ian Millar

One of my most prized Breyer models as a short stirrup kid was that of Big Ben, the world champion show jumper out of Canada. I watched rerun after rerun of Ian Millar aboard the chestnut warmblood in the Olympics, soaring over jumps in the name of Canada. Ian Millar was a legend, and remains… Read More

Horse Grooming For Health & Wellness

Regular grooming keeps your horse’s skin and coat healthy, but do you know all of the related health benefits?  Learn about the physical and psychological benefits of grooming, as well as tricks for how ShowSheen® products can make grooming easier while amplifying the results.

Identify, Treat & Prevent Skin Conditions on Horses

Horse owners frequently battle skin conditions. Here, we present horse care knowledge to help identify, treat and prevent skin conditions on horses! Your horse’s skin is up to four times more sensitive that a human’s. Not only is it more sensitive to touch, but with thick coats and outdoor lives, their skin is very susceptible… Read More

Absorbine Spotlight: America’s Show Camels!

Preview: Ever been curious about camels? We spoke with Ryan Henning, owner of America’s Show Camels, Inc. about his camels, the events they participate in, and how he uses Absorbine® products to care for them. You swear by ShowSheen® for your horse, and maybe you even use it on your dog, but have you ever… Read More

Eventer Sinead Halpin: Member of Team Absorbine

Preview: Sinead Halpin is now a member of Team Absorbine®!  Sinead has “always” used Absorbine® products and particularly loves ShowSheen® and Magic Cushion®. We are so excited and honored to have a talented rider and horsewoman like Sinead on our team!  We are happy to hear that our products have supported Sinead’s horses in the… Read More

Absorbine Spotlight – Kentucky Horse Park & Gene Carter

Preview: Absorbine® is the proud fly spray sponsor of the Kentucky Horse Park. In this Absorbine® Spotlight, we meet 92-year-young Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) employee Gene Carter and learn about his past as a Thoroughbred exercise rider and his present work as a groom in the KPH Hall of Champions. In our last Kentucky Horse… Read More

Team Absorbine Spotlight: Patrick the Miniature Horse!

Preview: Meet Team Absorbine® member Patrick the Miniature Horse.  Sarah Schaaf, Patrick’s owner, told us about his impressive show record, his therapy work, her appreciation for Absorbine® products, and her nineteen year relationship with Patrick. GTR Patricks Vindicator, known to all as Patrick, is a miniature horse gelding known internationally for his impressive show record. … Read More