Calming Herbs for Horses

Horse calmers, whether herbal, aromatherapy, mineral, or homeopathic, are one of the biggest sectors in the supplement industry

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Really tense 8yr gelding

I have a very tense gelding that every time I get on him he tenses up and is stiff. Is there any way to get him to relax and enjoy the ride a little more?

Stephany Faber 80 days ago

Tense gelding

If your gelding is only tense when you get on him and is stif I would suggest having the saddle checked and make sure there is nothing wrong in the back or legs. Sounds like he is in pain. Please check with a good perhaps Alternativly chiropractor. Also, I would look at how good is your relationship with him from the ground? Is he trusting when you lead from the ground? Will he follow you no matter how scared or spooked he may be from the ground? If not that could be a place to start. A horse in my experience needs to see you as a trustwothy and good and fair leader. That will then translate to the saddle.

Kira 59 days ago

Spooky filly who chews wood vigourously

Hi My 6 year old mare has become very spooky and at times hormonal. I have tried many herbs and minerals to address her needs but although she is not as bad as she was she still wants to chew vigorously into the timber railings in her paddock. She is never stabled and is prone to becoming over weight. I am about to do a hair analysis on her. She gets Seaweed meal everyday along with a good quality organic mineral.

Ashley Jankowski 117 days ago

Seaweed

The seaweed meal may be causing the problems. If horses get too much iodine, they can develop hypothyroidism. In horses this is just the opposite in what happens to people, horses get nervous symptoms, almost like a person with hyperthyroidism. Happened to my horse years ago. The vet that treated her, and he told me about a stable where all eight horses were given kelp, all eight horses developed hypothyroidism.

Therese Grysbeck 59 days ago

herbal

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Tracy 122 days ago

Compulsive biting yearling Hackney stallion.

Help! Please!

Jo 132 days ago

Mare Horomones

My nine year old mare is extremely hyper and moody while in season. Is there any herb available to calm her down. She is quite difficult and dangerous to ride during this time.

Colleen Brown 177 days ago

mare in season

Raspberry leaves are helpful with this - you can buy them packaged in a product called mare magic or go to any herb company and buy them for one quarter of the cost. they are helping 2 mares of mine.

Judith Ogus 93 days ago

Mare Horomones

My nine year old mare is extremely hyper and moody while in season. Is there any herb available to calm her down. She is quite difficult and dangerous to ride during this time.

Colleen Brown 177 days ago

Mare Horomones

My nine year old mare is extremely hyper and moody while in season. Is there any herb available to calm her down. She is quite difficult and dangerous to ride during this time.

Colleen Brown 177 days ago

fear

horse has been extremely abused in past. we have a pretty good relationship now but still fearful of giving me back hoofs. terrified of saddle, anyone or anything touching her from mid-side to rump. You can see scars from being beaten even after a year. Help please. If something could just take the edge off ...

April 193 days ago

Horses fear

try massaging your horses muzzle with essential lavender oil(undiluted),try putting hops in its feed,you can put a table spoon of honey in the feed as well,also try t-touch and join up.i hope this helps . If you have any problems just email me @wallacekate04@gmail.com

kate 180 days ago

buying

where could I purchase these herbs in larger amounts or do I have to buy as though I was taking them?

denise vaughan 228 days ago

Do you have any recipes?

Do you have any recipes containing one, more or all of these herbs

Barbara Teston more than 1 year ago

Recipes for Herbs

Here is a link to some videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1UMI_k13fYURXN1IrWhy8QYItTXiOmu9
We are starting to add more on our Herb Blurbs published in our magazine and our App, but you will have to subscribe or pick up an issue at your favorite Tack or feed store!

HolisticHorse.com 326 days ago

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Moody mare

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