The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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Plants Toxic to Horses

I recently wrote an article, Simultaneous Ivermectin and Solanum plant Poisoning in Horses for The Horse, and it got me thinking about plants that are toxic to horses.  I have to admit, it’s not something...

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Pea Gravel for the Barefoot Horse

(revised from my previous blog, The Handy Horse Owner) Pea gravel as stall bedding?  While some may think it sounds uncomfortable, it can actually be one of the best forms of stall bedding for...

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Benefits of Beet Pulp for Horses

(This is a re-post from my previous blog, ‘The Handy Horse Owner’) With the wide assortment of commercial bagged feeds available today, many horse owners can become overwhelmed when trying to choose the best...

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Avoiding Winter Colic in Horses

Colic is a condition that many a horse owner dread, and if you’ve had horses for any length of time at all, chances are you’ve dealt with it.  I’ve had my fair share of colic episodes throughout...