Professional Horse Trainer Feeds Vitalize to Keep Digestive Health in Check

Candie Miner has been around high-performing horses her entire life. She was raised in Oklahoma and is an Oklahoma State University graduate with a degree in Animal Science. She now lives in Decatur, Texas, where she is a professional barrel racer and trains a handful of horses for other horse enthusiasts. Candie said she was […]

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Disinfecting Your Barn

There are two main ways to prevent disease resulting from infection by a pathogen in horses: vaccination and disinfection. Here we focus on disinfection, arguably the most important component of disease prevention as vaccines have not been developed for all disease-causing pathogens. Ideally, stables should be disinfected on an annual basis. One of the most […]

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Impacts of Stress on Health

In all species stress is inevitable, and horses are no exception. Whether the horse is stressed from transport, competition, a change in their daily routine or a shift in the weather, the ultimate result is an increase in the stress hormone cortisol and a cascade of effects on health. Two of the most common impacts […]

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