Para Reining Gold Medalist Heather Smith

Introducing World Para Reining International Champion Heather Smith! (pictured at right, with the rest of the 2016 World Para Reining Gold Medal Team) The motto of World Para Reining is “changed by chance, champions by choice.”  No one embodies this more than Heather Smith, USA Para Reiner and Absorbine® Ambassador.  A Springfield, MA local –… Read More

Absorbine Volunteer Days – CNEER

  Betty: I selected Central New England Equine Rescue, Inc. (CNEER) as my rescue of choice. I already had a rapport with Mary Stone, one of the volunteers who spends time there, and was excited to get involved myself.  She introduced me to Vicky Berry, the organization’s owner and manager. Together, we planned a day… Read More

Absorbine Volunteer Days – Forest Park Zoo

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 Volunteer Days – Perth Amboy Animal Shelter

To help honor the values of our founders Mary Ida and Wilbur Young, and to continue 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 so hard to pitch this initiative – “You say we have to take a… Read More

Absorbine Volunteer Days – Blue Star Equiculture

To help honor the values of our founders Mary Ida and Wilbur Young, and to continue 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 so hard to pitch this initiative – “You say we have to take a… Read More

Absorbine Team Member Spotlight – Alessandra Mele

  This month we’re interviewing a special young woman – Alessandra “Lissa” Mele about her and JoJo, her lovely 20 y.o. American Quarter Horse. Lissa has been on our team since she could walk. Ok, well since she interned for Absorbine in college. Since her first day, Lissa proved to be a creative and skilled marketer. Now… Read More

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

Absorbine Team Member Spotlight – Elizabeth Adams

Meet Elizabeth “Betty” Adams and JMF Irish Beam –aka “Beamer”, “Mr. BMAN”, “B” or “Beasley”, a 16 year-old Morgan horse. Betty is Absorbine’s Corporate Sales Coordinator. She is responsible for the lion’s-share of the planning and coordination of our sales teams and assists with logistics out on the road. Anyone who has done this type… 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