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.
In the horse world, skin conditions can escalate extremely quickly! Scratches, rain rot and sweet itch can cause real problems and even lameness if left untreated. Here’s a how-to on beating each type of skin irritation.
11 Tips for horse care in the winter, from Team Absorbine! Covers winter grooming, hoof, supplementing, blanketing and more.
Short horse care tips for senior horses including blanketing, feeding, watering, shelter, paddock safety and healthy inflammatory responses.
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.
On January 5th, Absorbine asked our fans on Facebook for some inspiring words to help each other motivate to the barn. We all need to go, they’re depending on us, but we thought it would be nice to be reminded with some winter motivation. Here are just a few of the encouraging words from readers in the Absorbine Blog!
In many locations across the USA, the winter season means increased hours of stall time for our horses. Whatever their situation may be, many horses end up standing in their stall for more hours each day during the winter. This causes stress, which can lead to higher acid levels in the gut and over time, gastric irritation. That’s why we’re reminding you of our ProCMC supplement to prevent gastric upset in horses on the Absorbine Blog.
At the least, pastern dermatitis is an unsightly condition, and at the worst it can lead to serious health issues. So let’s talk about how to prevent and treat scratches. Absorbine Blog