BioStar Blog Articles — Omega 3s

Announcing Optimum EQ 2.0 from BioStar

All Articles bioavailable BioStar BioStar Products Chia Equine Equine Health Formulator's Corner full-spectrum minerals GI tract holy basil Nutrition & Feeding Omega 3s Optimum EQ 2.0 Optimum Senior 2.0 reed sedge peat

If you give your horse a multivitamin/mineral, it’s possible that your horse’s body is not able to process all of the potential benefits due to low bioavailability.  BioStar’s upgraded Optimum 2.0 provides your horse...

The post Announcing Optimum EQ 2.0 from BioStar appeared first on BioStar US.

Read more →


Healthy Critters Radio: Selling Horses, Omega 3’s

All Articles Chia consignment flax greyhound Healthy Critters Radio Hedwig Impulsion Unlimited Jeff Johnson Omega 3s

The fourth episode of Healthy Critters Radio on The Horse Radio Network is live and online! This episode includes an interview with Jeff Johnson at Impulsion Unlimited discussing selling horses on consignment, BioStar talks about Omega...

The post Healthy Critters Radio: Selling Horses, Omega 3’s appeared first on BioStar US.

Read more →


Supporting and Healing Ligaments and Tendons in Horses

All Articles bioflavonoids BioStar Products Chia Colostrum connective tissue Equine Equine Health Flex-Well Formulator's Corner Furnace Ligatend News and Features Omega 3s protein

Injuries to ligaments and tendons in horses are common. And while we cannot totally prevent these issues from happening, we can be proactive in nutritionally supporting the connective tissue. If an injury does occur, there are methods of treatment, modalities, and nutritional support that can help the connective tissues heal.

Function and structure of connective tissue:
Tendons join muscle to bone, while ligaments join bone to bone. Both ligaments and tendons in horses have the same basic structure and are made from the same basic tissue. Most tendons are designed as flexor or extensor. Flexor tendons allow a joint to bend, and extensor tendons allow a joint to extend.

Ligaments are the stabilizing structures that help hold bones together and stop them from over-flexing or over-rotating.

Read more →