Absorbine® Blog

Bute-Less® Performance: Brooke and Ellie Make the Switch – Day 30

It’s time for our final check in with our friend Brooke and her quarter horse mare, Ellie, who have been giving Bute-Less® Performance a try for the last 30 days! Highly optimized, absorbable and clinically proven curcumin for horses. When they began the trial, Brooke was looking to transition Ellie off of her regular COX-2… Read More

Your Fly Control Issues Solved

The pests chewing on our horses seem to get more aggressive and numerous every year, and it can be really frustrating. Recently, we held a contest on social media asking about your worst frustrations for both you and your poor horses during heavy fly and pest season. We decided to address some of the most… Read More

Bute-Less® Performance: Brooke and Ellie Make the Switch Day 15

It’s time to check in with our friend Ellie, who has been enjoying a daily scoop of Bute-Less® Performance Comfort & Recovery Support pellets super-optimized curcumin for horses for just over two weeks now. The mare’s owner, Brooke, decided to switch from a daily COX-2 inhibitor tablet to our curcumin-based supplement to see if she… Read More

Hidden Ailments: The Danger Of Wildlife Diseases

Animals prosper in green, wild environments, and horses are no different, with open paddocks offering exercise and stimulation. However, according to the Journal of Preventative Veterinary Medicine, there are 53 animal-specific diseases in the USA, with 79% of these transmitted via wildlife. What’s more, 40% of wildlife diseases are zoonotic, meaning your animals can pass them… Read More

How To Compare Fly Spray

At Absorbine®, we hang our hats on the fact that our products work. And here’s the deal – not all fly sprays work the same, because they can have drastically different formulas. Our premium UltraShield® Fly Sprays work so well because they contain high-quality, advanced, meticulously formulated ingredients at effective levels. But we aren’t asking… Read More

Bute-Less® Performance: Brooke and Ellie Make the Switch – Day 1

Ellie, a pretty little bay Quarter Horse, recently celebrated her 14th birthday. She is owned and loved by Brooke M.; they’ve been partners since Ellie was just a five-year-old. These two have been in and out of the hunter jumper show ring together, love to trail ride in the woods around their Massachusetts farm, and… Read More

ShowSheen® Grooming Tips from Brad Barkemeyer

If there’s one thing you can be sure of when Brad Barkemeyer enters the show pen, it’s that the horse he’s riding is looking his very best. Brad spends a lot of time getting his horses groomed to perfection; he knows good presentation is a reflection of great horsemanship. To help get the job done,… Read More

Absorbine® Spotlight – The Mountain Pleasure Horse – Kentucky Horse Park

Preview: Absorbine® is proud to be the fly control sponsor of the Kentucky Horse Park.  In this Absorbine® Spotlight, we go behind the scenes at the Breeds Barn to meet Rockin’ R’s El Vira, the Park’s Mountain Pleasure horse breed ambassador. The Breeds Barn The Kentucky Horse Park Breeds Barn is home to a vast… Read More

Team Absorbine® Rider Brad Barkemeyer

In a sea of loping quarter horses, their toned haunches gleaming at the Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show, it’s not difficult to pick out Brad Barkemeyer and his golden mount, Trigger. The tall cowboy smiles on top of the palomino stallion, whose ears are pricked and nostrils flared under a bosal bridle, always searching… Read More

The Leather Therapy Infographic

Cleaning, conditioning and maintaining leather tack, boots, clothing can be a daunting prospect for us all. What do you use for different types of leather? How do you clean and condition items that are only partly leather? Fear not!! Leather Therapy is a proven, scientifically formulated line of products that will keep your valuable saddles,… Read More