Business & Product Profiles

After clipping horses professionally for many years, I find there’s nothing worse than spending hours of back-breaking labour only to reveal a dull and dandruff-covered horse under the hair.

Purina Canada, Importance Of Fibre in a Horse’s Diet, equine feed, horse feed, premium horse feed

The horse is a non-ruminant herbivore. And like all herbivores, it can fill most of its daily energy requirements by eating plant fibre. In fact, at pasture, the horse spends more than 70 percent of its time grazing, as much as 18 hours a day. Fibre is a desirable energy source for the horse, as are starch (grain) and fat (vegetable fat).

A diagnosis of asthma used to mean retirement for performance horses, or in some cases, euthanasia. But with advancements in research, good management, and the development of products that help coughing horses perform, now many riders can keep their wheezing horses comfortable and extend their lives. Asthma — also known as inflammatory airway disease (IAD), heaves, broken wind, COPD, and recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) — is one of the most common respiratory ailments in horses, whereby the horse’s air passages narrow and normal breathing becomes onerous.

Mane ‘n Tail’s Ultimate Gloss Shampoo and Conditioner provides the highest shine we have ever seen on a horse’s coat, mane, and tail. Isn’t that what every horse person wants – a horse with a healthy, natural feel and brilliant shine?

Managing Risk in horse Industry, changing horse industry

Horses and risk are words that often appear together. Riding, trailering, coaching, operating a boarding facility, working with horses and the public – pretty much anything that involves a 500-kilogram horse and a 60-kilogram human - has elements of risk. Historically, those risks weren’t well recognized or managed. For example, velvet-covered hunting caps looked pretty but did little to prevent concussions, while uncertified coaches routinely plopped unsuspecting children on devilish ponies adept at dumping their charges.

 Animal-Pro Prebiotic supplements, Animal-Pro Probiotic supplements, Animal-pro Equine Choice AFX, Animal-Pro Prebiotic antibiotic treatments

Horse owners demand the best for their animals, whether they are seeking a performance advantage or simply want to ensure optimum health and nutrition for their horses. For more than 25 years, horse people have relied on Equine Choice natural digestive supplements to provide the foundation for an optimal nutrition program.

Jacks Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Curvon Horse Clothing, America’s oldest manufacturer of premium quality horse clothing and accessories. “Over the last century, three generations of the Banta family have enabled Curvon to continue the 5/A Baker® brand reputation of excellence that is known worldwide.

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Lakeland College - Major in Equine Science - Animal Science Technology Diploma, Vermilion, Alberta.

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Intercity Insurance and CapriCMW Insurance

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