INDIAN RELAY: An Incredible Form of Horse Racing

We are proud and honored to have Janae Firehorse as Absorbine’s guest blogger this month! Strap in as Janae guides us through the sport of Indian Relay, how it works and the meaning it has for the Great Planes tribes. Enjoy! What is Indian Relay? It’s a Native American sport that has evolved from the buffalo hunting ways of the… Read More

Bigeloil® Poultice Wraps Make It Easy

Hey equestrians and horse lovers, Margo here from Absorbine®. As a horseback rider of many years, like many of you I have used poultice for various reasons and without a doubt it always does the job. A poultice is a wet clay mixture that is used on horses’ legs and hooves to treat general heat… Read More

Ranger The Senior Mustang

We received this wonderful success story about Ranger the mustang from his rescuer Susan Kauffmann. We’re so happy that Bute-Less helped make this special horse’s life a little more comfortable. We’re also happy people like Susan and others have infinite love for horses and grant the needy with new leases on life! Dear Absorbine, My… Read More

Equine Movement Issues Solved with Jim Masterson

During Equine Affaire in West Springfield, MA last November, the stars magically aligned for us.  Jim Masterson of The Masterson Method® was a presenter at Equine Affaire®, and his wife Conley accompanied him from their home in Iowa.  Karen Tappendon, Senior Editor of Holistic Horse (also a professional videographer) was also in town.  And of… Read More

Absorbine Pinterest Promotion Rules

Absorbine Pinterest Promotion Rules. This promotion is not sponsored nor endorsed by PINTEREST in any way. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION. DATES OF PROMOTION:  Periodically, Absorbine will announce special, limited time promotions (“The Promotion”) on its Pinterest boards. Each promotion will clearly state what a user must do to enter, and when… Read More

ShowSheen Celebrates 40 Years of Healthy Manes & Tails!

What do the first episode of Happy Days, Nolan Ryan’s 100.4 mph fastball, and the construction of the Sydney Opera House all have in common with ShowSheen®? These events all happened 40 years ago – the same year that ShowSheen was introduced! And this year at Absorbine®, we’re excited to celebrate 40 years of helping… Read More

Why Choose Hooflex® Thrush Remedy?

Equine thrush is a condition many of us horse owners battle.  Thrush is described as an infection localized in the soft triangular-shaped “frog” of the hoof, especially the grooves on the sides and middle of the frog called the sulci.  Thrush is characterized by a foul odor, a dark colored discharge, soreness of the frog… Read More

Sun Protection From Santa Fe

Faded, “bleached-out” coats, manes and tails are a perpetual problem for horse owners. There are many ways to combat the damaging effects of the sun’s rays on horses’ skins and coats, ranging from physical barriers such as UV-protectant fly sheets, to turning horses out at night instead of during the day. As with many other… Read More

Absorbine Interviews Olympic Rider Mara Depuy

A few weeks ago, Absorbine® had the chance to catch up with Olympic rider Mara Depuy, a member of the 1996 U.S. Equestrian team. Mara is still active on the competitive circuit today, when she’s not teaching riding lessons or training horses on her farm. Tell us a bit about your job and what you… Read More

The Rise of Hobby Farms: Five Fast Facts

At Absorbine®, we have been talking a lot lately about hobby farms. Hobby farms – also known as “lifestyle” or “retirement” farms, are on the rise in the U.S. Many small-scale farmers across the country are raising horses, cattle, livestock, and other animals, in addition to growing their own fruits and vegetables. In fact, Absorbine’s… Read More