How to Help your Horse’s Coat Shine Ensuring your horse has constant access to fresh water, plenty of grazing time and a diet comprised of dust-free, high-quality forage will contribute to a healthy coat. However, your horse may require more to give it that beautiful shine.     Supplements for a shiny horse coat will […]

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Kauffman’s Animal Health, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Kauffman’s Flex Steps in a pelleted version. Kauffman’s ran several 30 day palatability trials which proved high palatability. In fact, several horses involved in the trials were happy to eat Flex Steps pellets without grain. Kauffman’s Flex Steps unique combination of proven equine joint support […]

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Recent research has prompted leading equine nutritionists to suggest increased dietary intake of Vitamin E in equines to assist with Equine Muscle Health. Kauffman’s Amino-E is a highly concentrated source of Vitamin E with 5,000 I.U.’s per oz. Vitamin E supplementation plays a huge role in both overall health and performance. Vitamin E’s role as […]

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Back and neck pain in sport horses usually originates from their nervous or musculoskeletal system. Although these types of back and neck pain may exhibit clinically similar symptoms, they will require distinctly different treatment approaches that target compressed/pinched nerves or damaged muscles/joint tissues.   Causes of back and neck pain in sport horses can range […]

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Preventing lameness in horses is important, whether you ride competitively or for pleasure. An unsound horse should not be ridden, resulting in many weeks of lost training for horse and rider. Unsoundness also disrupts show schedules and can derail competitive plans for an entire year if a horse misses certain competitions.   Fortunately, there are […]

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What Is Equine Therapy?   EAT, or equine-assisted therapy, is a widely implemented therapeutic program designed to help people with psychological, physical or substance abuse issues. Under the direction of a mental health professional licensed to administer equine-assisted therapy, EAT advocates that people perform activities related to caring for and bonding with a horse, such […]

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  Your faithful companion has been by your side throughout the years, providing unconditional love, support and compassion during your roughest times. It’s difficult to imagine life without your canine best friend but, like humans, dogs grow old, slow down and eventually cross the rainbow bridge.   Because you love your dog so much, you […]

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Dogs are vulnerable to suffering from diseases that are asymptomatic in their early stages. Since dogs can’t tell us when they don’t feel good, we often miss subtle behavioral changes — such as eating less or laying down more than normal — that are indicative of illness. Pets also age more rapidly than humans do. […]

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Just like humans, dogs need regular physical activity to stay physiologically and mentally healthy. Dog exercise can be an hour-long play session in the backyard or a two-mile walk covering his favorite “stop and smell” places. He’ll certainly enjoy a workout for his nose while you’re out and about.   It doesn’t matter what you’re […]

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