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Horse Do you know which vitamin E supplement to choose for your horse

Do you also have stress when you are looking for a vitamin E supplement for your horse?

There are dozens of Vitamin E supplements for horses available on the market. Powder or liquid, synthetic or natural, with or without selenium and with or without grape extract. Do you know what is best? In this blog, we tell what you should pay attention to so that you can make the right choice for your horse.

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14-09-2020
Horse Vitamin E is important for horses.

Do you know why vitamin E is indispensable in the ration of horses?

Vitamin E is one of the most important vitamins for the health of your horse. It is a powerful antioxidant that is absolutely necessary for your horse’s muscle health and nervous system. Grass contains more than enough vitamin E in an easily absorbable form. But if your horse is not in the pasture, for example in the winter, a vitamin E deficiency is lurking. But horses with muscle problems (for example PSSM) also benefit from extra vitamin E.

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14-09-2020
Horse grape extract works as an antioxidant in horses

Why grape extract has a synergistic effect in a vitamin E supplement for horses

Vitamin E is a strong antioxidant and absolutely necessary for the health of the horse’s muscles. It also contributes to the health of the nervous system. Read in this blog why adding grape extract to a vitamin E supplement is an added value.

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14-09-2020
Horse 100% natural vitamin E in high dose is impossible in horse supplements

Why a high-dose vitamin E for horses never can be 100% natural

Vitamin E is available in various forms. Often a distinction is made only between synthetic and natural vitamin E. But supplements that are high in Vitamin E cannot be 100% natural. Read how that works in this blog.

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14-09-2020
Cannabidol and cbd-oil horse
Cannabinoïds

Cannabidol and CBD-oil: How do you choose the right product for your horse?

Cannabinoids, the active components of products such as Cannabidol or CBD oil, have made a significant march into the market. Cannabinoids support, for example, joint problems, pain and stress. But if you as a horse owner are interested in these herbal supplements, the choice becomes complicated. There are numerous products in very different concentrations and made from different plant species on the market. What do you need to know to choose the right product for your horse?

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10-09-2020
Horse Cannabinoid in horses
Cannabinoïds

Cannabinoids in horses

Cannabinoid is the name for a group of substances that are produced by the body itself, but which can also be found in cannabis plants and clove plants. CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) are the two best-known cannabinoids. But did you know there are many more? There are currently 130 different cannabinoids known to science. In addition to being the body’s signaling device, they have great anti-inflammatory therapeutic value.

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10-09-2020
Horse Horses with EMS have multiple health problems
Cannabinoïds

Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS): Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Recently you have been hearing more and more about the “Equine Metabolic Syndrome” or EMS. Horses with EMS have a disturbed metabolism due to obesity. Their hormones are out of balance, they underperform and can develop laminitis. What are the symptoms and causes of EMS and what can you do about it?

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03-09-2020
Horse Supporting the digestion of your horse
Digestion

Why now supporting your horse’s digestion is wise?

Grass and the horse’s nutritional needs change in the autumn. So read in this blog what you can do to support your horse’s digestion during this transitional period.

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03-09-2020
Horse Silicon helps against mineral deiciency in horses
Silicon

Mineral deficiency? Silicon remedies mineral deficiency!

To function and perform properly, a horse needs sufficient vitamins and minerals. It is often difficult to know whether your horse is realy getting enough. What makes it extra difficult is that minerals and vitamins mutually influence each other. Recent research shows that the mineral silicon plays a central role in many bodily processes and also helps to absorb certain vitamins. How is that exactly? And is there an easy way to remedy mineral deficiencies in horses?

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27-08-2020
Horse Is a lick sufficient to provide your horse with salt during hot days and heavier effort
Electrolytes

Is a lick for your horse sufficient in warm weather?

Most horses have access to a lick, but it is often difficult to estimate whether these licks are used. Some horses eat the lick at once, so to speak, and other horses do years with 1 lick. But what do you do with warm weather? Do you need to add electrolytes or is that not necessary?

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04-08-2020
Horse Why long grass is better then short grass for horses

Why long grass is better than short grass

Most horses have been on the grass for a while now. At the moment the grass has grown a lot (if there is no mowing) and the horses find the long grass less and less tasty. But that longer grass is healthier for the horse. Read in this blog why that is.

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24-07-2020
Horse Providing Joints or Silicon as supplement for your horse
Joints, Silicon

When do you give HELTIE horse Joints and when HELTIE horse Silicon?

At HELTIE horse® we have two supplements aimed at your horse’s joints: The herbs of HELTIE horse® Joints and the mineral silicon in our HELTIE horse® Silicon. We are often asked which supplement can be given when. What is the difference?

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14-07-2020
Horse Electrolytes before of after excercise horse
Electrolytes

Providing electrolytes: better before or after training?

Now that temperatures are rising again and both horses and riders are sweaty from training, supplementing mineral deficiencies with electrolytes may be wise. In what situations is it a good idea to replenish electrolytes? And when and how best to give the electrolytes: before or after exercise?

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14-07-2020
Horse Silicon for growing young horses
Silicon

Rearing young horses: growing up strongly with silicon

A raising young horse needs a lot of free movement and proper nutrition. Only then can he grow into a powerful (sports) horse with a strong frame. A horse that is ready in its body to work slowly but surely and then keep it healthy for many years. Sufficient silicon in the daily ration of young horses supports the production of strong bones, tendons, ligaments and joints.

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09-07-2020
Horse Cannabidol in the total approach of sweet itch
Cannabinoïds

Cannabidol: indispensable in the total approach of sweet itch in horses

Sweet itch in horses is a difficult problem. Both horses and owners often go crazy with the itching and sanding off the mane and tail. Unfortunately, the itch cannot be solved with a single remedy, but requires a total approach. HELTIE horse® Cannabidol ™ can help your horse with sweet itch.

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07-07-2020
Horse endocannabinoid system (ecs) in horses
Cannabinoïds

How the endocannabinoid system (ECS) of horses works

Scientists only discovered in the early 1990s that humans and animals have an endocannabinoid system. This system is the “signal generator” in the body. It checks at cell level whether there is a problem. The system then sends a signal to the brain so that it can send the correct auxiliary chemicals to the relevant cell. In this way, the endocannabinoid system regulates certain processes in the body, such as pain, inflammation and the immune system. Read more about how this system works in horses in this article.

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06-07-2020
Horse cannabinoids horses laminitis
Cannabinoïds

Laminitis in horses: how cannabinoids can contribute

Laminitis is a painful condition in horses, which unfortunately occurs regularly. Inflammations in the hoof wall of the horse cause swelling, fever and pain. Various measures are required to prevent and treat laminitis. Did you know that cannabinoids can also help your laminitis horse? These natural substances have an high therapeutic level of analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect and also support your horse’s resistance. This reduces the chance of recurrence.

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06-07-2020
Horse Difference between silicon and glucosamine for horses
Silicon

Six differences between glucosamine and silicon

Glucosamine products and silicon are the two main options for stiffness or joint problems. But which product should you use when? What are the differences? And which supplement works best? We have listed the information for you.

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03-07-2020
Horse Insulin resistence confused with sweet itch in horse
Cannabinoïds

Why Insulin Resistance is often mistaken for sweet itch

Sweet itch and Insulin Resistance have equal symptoms. That’s why many horses are treated wrong. Does your horse shed because it reacts to mosquitoes or because there is an overreaction to sugars?

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30-06-2020
Horse Joint Problems in Horses: Which Supplements for Which Problem
Cannabinoïds

Joint problems in horses: which supplements for which problem?

If your horse suffers from its joints, a variety of supplements are available. But which product does exactly what? What are the modes of action? And how do you make the right choice for your horse?

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25-06-2020
Horse Bering sea water concentrate for horses
Minerals

The benefits of a liquid lick, made from concentrated sea water

Almost all horses have a lick in their stable. Sometimes it hangs there for years to dust, in other cases the stones are almost gnawed up and the owner starts to doubt whether his horse is ingesting too much salt. Dosing is difficult. And what is actually in such a stone? A liquid lick for horses offers a solution.

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23-06-2020
Meadow Meadow Minerals for a better grass quality
Meadow minerals

Improve the quality of grass and roughage with Meadow Minerals

The quality of the grass in your pasture determines the nutritional value that your horse receives through grazing or through the hay you harvest. Many pastures in Europe are quite poor in minerals. Therefore, especially on poor soils, it can be a good idea to improve your grass quality with meadow minerals. Then you get more yield and better roughage quality.

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22-06-2020
Horse Silicon stimulates the production of glucosamine in horses
Silicon

Silicon stimulates the production of glucosamine in horses

Gewrichtsklachten zoals artrose komen bij paarden regelmatig voor. Als gevolg van ouderdom, maar ook door intensieve belasting. Vooral de gewrichten in de benen zijn kwetsbaar, kogel- en sprongblessures zijn bekende problemen. Veel mensen voeren een glucosamine-supplement om hun paard soepeler te maken. Maar onderzoek toont aan dat je veel beter silicium kan geven om je paard weer op gang te helpen. Hoe zit dat?

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11-06-2020
Horse Making extra drinking bucket with minerals for horses
Minerals

TIP: make an extra drinking bucket with minerals!

A horse is very capable of deciding what nutrients it needs. HELTIE horse® Minerals may also be added to drinking water. That is why you can also make two water bowls, one with fresh water and the other with a dash of HELTIE horse® Minerals.

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10-06-2020
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