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Estimating Body Weight of Your Horse

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Sep 24th 2018

Estimating Body Weight of Your Horse

Knowing the body weight of a horse is an essential element for many management decisions. Most horse owners and veterinarians underestimate body weight of a horse when using only visual assessment. …

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Organic Mineral Benefits

Posted by Bluebonnet Staff on May 30th 2018

Organic Mineral Benefits

Organic MineralsThe use of organic minerals is becoming more and more popular in the horse feed industry, and there are many different types of minerals that fall under the “organic mineral” term. H …

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Fetal Programming

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on May 21st 2018

Fetal Programming

The term ‘fetal programming’ may sound like it belongs in a science lab rather than a breeding operation, but this concept is something that breeders should take note of. Most people don’t realize i …

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Drug-Free Joint Support

Posted by Bluebonnet Staff on Jul 19th 2017

Drug-Free Joint Support

Performance horses constantly battle low-grade joint inflammation caused by repeated maneuvers such as turning and stopping. This inflammation can be especially prominent in horses that work in very h …

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Ammonia Levels and Stalled Horses

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Jul 19th 2017

Ammonia Levels and Stalled Horses

As equine care-takers, ammonia is something that we battle on a daily basis, whether it is in stalls or in the trailer.Ammonia is that pungent odor that burns your nose, lungs, and eyes and is a resul …

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Equine Obesity

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Jul 19th 2017

Equine Obesity

Both human and equine populations in the United States are trending toward a serious epidemic – obesity. With domestication of the horse and improvements in technology, we as horse owners and care …

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