W.F.Young, Inc., makers of Absorbine, was established in 1892. Absorbine Veterinary Liniment, W.F.Y.’s first product, was invented by Mary Ida and Wilbur F. Young. The two were living in Connecticut just before the turn of...
What do the first episode of Happy Days, Nolan Ryan’s 100.4 mph fastball, and the construction of the Sydney Opera House all have in common with ShowSheen®? These events all happened 40 years ago – the same year that ShowSheen was introduced! And this year at Absorbine®, we’re excited to celebrate 40 years of helping horse owners achieve healthy manes and tails with ShowSheen!
Absorbine recently celebrated our 120th anniversary. This naturally brought up our own beginnings and early days with horses. We decided to launch a contest asking Absorbine fans to write about their first encounters with horses and to share their memories of first falling in love with them.
W.F. Young, Inc. makers of Absorbine, UltraShield, ShowSheen and more, is a family owned American business and always has been. We have owned and cared for horses throughout the company's history. We wanted to share some of the Absorbine horses, so here we are “horsing around” over the years.
You don’t have to be a horse person to admire a horse rescue operation. But if you are involved with horses you know just how vital they are. Horse ownership is pricey and 2011 America’s job shortage means many can no longer afford to own horses. If they can’t sell them or give them away, they end up being released into the wild or worse. Here in the Absorbine Blog, we celebrate the big hearted people who work at horse rescues.