Absorbine® Blog

Absorbine's 2019 Dream Riding Vacation Sweepstakes Winners – The Sunnucks Family!

Team Absorbine® is happy to announce the winner of 2019’s “Absorbine® Dream Riding Vacation Sweepstakes” – John Sunnucks & Family! Our sweepstakes was shared online and on tags attached to our revolutionary new ShowSheen® and UltraShield® packaging we launched this year. We are grateful to have received so many entries from Absorbine® customers, you guys… Read More

What is The Skin Microbiome and Why Does It Matter

The skin is the largest organ. It separates our internal structures from the outside world. So it should come as no surprise that microorganisms living in that world — bacteria, fungi and viruses — decide to make a home on that skin. The “microbiome” is what we call all those microorganisms living in harmony on… Read More

Top 9 Considerations for Homemade Fly Spray VS. Ready To Use

Many people create their own fly spray formulas to save money using household ingredients. However, there are some factors to consider before attempting your own formula.

6 Grooming Tips From Julie Goodnight

“I no longer attend horse shows every weekend, but I still want my horses to look great”

Pest Protection Tips For Horses

That’s right, pesky flies can be drinking up to four cups of your horse’s blood every ten days! Not only are they blood-sucking nuisances, but they can be carrying diseases that pose a threat to your horse’s health. Here are some pest protection tips for horses to start your season. Manage the environment.  No, you… Read More

11 Tips for Superior Winter Grooming

1. Lots of currying The curry comb should be your best friend for winter grooming. Longer winter coats easily collect dirt and dust, and every time you groom your horse you are going to want to lift that grime up and out of the hair. Once you’ve brought it all up to the surface of… Read More

Keeping Senior Horses Safe, Happy & Healthy Over Winter

Winter can be particularly tough on our beloved senior horses. Cold temperatures can mean stiff, sore joints, snow and ice can be a challenge to navigate, and brisk Northern winds can deliver a deeper chill to old bones. Are you taking extra measures to keep your golden horses comfortable this winter? Here’s a list of… Read More

Five Applications for Absorbine® Veterinary Liniment

Back in the day, our Absorbine® Veterinary Liniment was known as “the medicine chest in a bottle”.  AVL promised to cure everything from boils to bunions back at the turn of the century, and today it remains a tack box essential for equine health and wellness. We wanted to take a closer look at some… Read More

Flex+Max®: The Easy Choice for Maximized Equine Joint Care

So your horse needs a joint supplement. To be honest, few equestrian shopping experiences can prompt anxiety like entering the “glucosamine aisle”: towering stacks of white buckets, all claiming to lube your horse’s hocks for Olympic-level spring and Futurity-style slide. Ingredients you can’t pronounce. Fine print you need your glasses for. Prices you need a… Read More

Absorbine’s New Partnership with The Right Horse Initiative

Each year, hundreds of thousands of horses are transitioned from career or ownership. A growing number of these horses end up at risk of inhumane treatment. Led by the WaterShed Animal Fund, The Right Horse Initiative has been developed to unify horse industry professionals, equine welfare advocates, and the broader horse loving public to improve… Read More