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

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

Fly Control Strategies for Your Barn

Preview: Learn fly control strategies for your barn.  We will cover manure management, fly parasites, feed through products, fly traps and tapes, premise sprays, fly sprays, fly masks and sheets, fans, and housekeeping.   Flies are a pain. From horse flies, stables flies, mosquitoes, and more, flying insects have been pestering horses and humans for… Read More

A Bute-Less® Success Story From A Therapeutic Riding Program

Here at Absorbine®, we strive to only offer products that we know will help horse owners. We’d like to share a heart-warming testimonial for our comfort and conditioning supplement Bute-Less®, we couldn’t be more proud! This one was sent in by Megan Stapely, Equine Program Director at High Hurdles Therapeutic Riding. It sounds like Bute-Less® really helped… 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

Ticks In The Fall

The autumn chill brings with it some pretty great things. The start of the holiday season and all of that great food, for one. Cooler weather, which is appreciated by those of us in warmer climates. And at the barn, hope of an end to the fly season. For most of us, when we see… Read More

Fungasol: Now With Biopolysan Booster Derived From Coconuts

Absorbine® is proud to introduce Fungasol®, your go-to solution to help treat fungal and bacterial skin conditions on horses! Our new cleansing shampoo, convenient spray, and thick ointment all contain therapeutic ingredients plus the addition of revolutionary Biopolysan® booster, proven to boost the effectiveness of the formula. Our new equine skin treatment with Biopolysan helps… Read More

Which Hooflex Is Right For You?

Just ask, and your farrier will tell you the main factors that contribute to healthy hooves – nutrition, regular care including proper trimming and balancing, footing/environment, genetics and regular TLC.  The regular TLC is where you come in!  We were all taught to pick out our horses’ hooves often.  This reduces the chance for infection,… Read More

What Exactly Is Thrush & How Do You Treat It?

Identify What is that smell? Equine thrush infection is a condition many of us horse owners battle.  It 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.  The condition is characterized by a foul odor, a dark… Read More

Treat Your Horse’s Sore Hooves With Magic Cushion

It’s not uncommon for a horse to weigh more than 1,000 pounds and all of that weight sits on their hooves. Couple that with the weight of a rider on rocky, uneven terrain and it’s understandable that horses can sometimes develop sore hooves. Additionally, hoof concussion caused by activities such as jumping or repeated impact… Read More