Absorbine® Blog

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

Saving Nike’s Hoof: Before and After Hooflex® Concentrated Hoof Builder

When Trisha C. of Newburgh, New York met Nike for the first time, she knew she was in love. The leggy chestnut gelding captured her heart, and she and her mom, Laura, felt there was certainly room in their family for him. They officially adopted the retired Standardbred pacer from the Standardbred Retirement Foundation, excited… Read More

ShowSheen: Beautiful Results Backed by Science

ShowSheen® Original Hair Polish & Detangler has long been a top choice in grooming with a 40-year history of helping horses look and feel their best. The shiny coats, tangle free manes, and flowing tails are expected when it comes to regular application, but we are often asked – is ShowSheen good for my horse’s… Read More

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