Absorbine® Blog

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

What Is Absorbine Veterinary Liniment Gel?

The Absorbine® brand of liniments have been trusted by horsemen for over 125 years to relieve muscle and joint pain and speed healing. One popular, powerful and soothing liniment we make is Absorbine® Veterinary Liniment Gel or “Vet Gel.” It is made in America by W.F. Young, Inc., a family owned and operated Animal Care… Read More

How To Use Leather Therapy® by Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight, if you don’t adore her already, is the popular RFD-TV host of Horse Master, airing weekly. Julie also travels the US sharing her no-nonsense horsemanship training with riders of all disciplines. Julie is our Leather Therapy brand ambassador, we’re proud to say, and she shares some wonderful tips for how to use Leather… Read More

Reconforta Músculos Y Articulaciones Incansables

Alivio de Dolor con Potencia de Caballos de Fuerz Los jinetes han confiado en Absorbine® durante más de 125 años para aliviar el dolor muscular y articular y acelerar la recuperación. Está hecho en América por W.F. Young, Inc., una compañía de cuidado de animales que pertenece y es dirigida por una familia. Descubra lo… Read More

Where was your farrier last week?

At the 15th Annual International Hoof Care Summit!   If your horse came up with a loose shoe last week, chances are you had a little trouble finding a farrier to fix it. The world’s farriers had flocked to the 15th Annual International Hoof Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio. It’s the largest equine foot-care event… Read More

Lissa Goes Skijoring – Team Absorbine

The Setup I’m not great on skis. I barely graduated from “pizza” to “French fries” as a kid on the bunny slopes, and my memories of mountain days are mostly of numb fingers and toes, aching legs, and lost poles. I was the kid that was ready to hit the waffle hut after two runs.… Read More

Absorbine Volunteer Days – Mary’s Kitty Korner

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