Horse owners frequently battle skin conditions. Here, we present horse care knowledge to help identify, treat and prevent skin conditions on horses! Your horse’s skin is up to four times more sensitive that a human’s. Not only is it more sensitive to touch, but with thick coats and outdoor lives, their skin is very susceptible to skin conditions.
Brad Barkemeyer, Team Absorbine Rider, thought he’d offer us a glimpse into his ShowSheen grooming routine for show-pen ready manes, coats, and tails. Here are a few helpful grooming tips he has for best grooming practices:
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.
You may have heard – WINTER IS COMING. The horses are puffing their coats out, a blanket of frost on the pasture greets us in the chilly mornings, and evening rides are cut short as the sun retreats earlier and earlier. Winter is inevitable – it’s best to be ready! Here’s a refresher on winter horse care to keep things running smoothly at the barn until spring comes again.
Regular grooming keeps your horse’s skin and coat healthy, but do you know all of the related health benefits? Gig deeper into the physical and psychological benefits of grooming, as well as tricks for how ShowSheen® can make grooming easier and last longer.