Redmond Equine Blog

Equine nutritional needs will change depending on your horse's age, level of activity, and breed.

How Do Horse Care & Equine Nutrition Needs Change When the Weather Warms?

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Should I Give My Horse Salt or Electrolytes?

Salt and electrolytes are critical for horses. Learn about equine electrolytes, how often you should feed electrolytes to horses, and the best supplement.

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6 Tips for Taking Great Pictures of Your Horse

Ready to learn how to take good pictures of a horse? Here are 5 simple photographer tips for better pics, plus the best camera lens for horse photography.

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The Real Secret to Connecting With Your "Heart Horse"

Have you found your heart horse? Learn the science of why horses are good therapy, what helps you bond, and how to strengthen the human-horse relationship.

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11 Ways to Prepare for Spring and Keep Your Horse Healthy

Make sure your horse stays healthy during the changing seasons. Check out these 12 horse care tips to keep your horse well heading into spring.

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Do you Know How Much Garlic To Feed Horses?

Garlic has many benefits for horses. But do you know how much garlic to feed horses? Get the right amount with Redmond Rock Crushed with Garlic.

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6 Tips to Keep Pesky Flies Away From Horses

Looking for ways to keep flies away from your horse? Get tips here on fly control, from natural fly repellents to the best fly supplement for horses.

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A Redmond Story: The Remedy for My Horse's Gas Colic and Equine Ulcers

Gas colic in horses and other equine ulcer symptoms are a common problem. Redmond Daily Gold Stress Relief horse ulcer supplement heals ulcers naturally.

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Garlic for Horses: Which Form is Best to Feed?

Garlic has many health benefits for horses and is a natural way to keep flies away. Learn about garlic and the best way of feeding it to horses.

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Rock Salt vs. Mineral Block: Which is Best for My Horse?

Horses need access to a mineral salt block or rock salt lick. Which is best? Read about the different types of salt and mineral supplements for horses.

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History & Formation of Redmond Rock Horse Salt Licks

Redmond Equine offers natural horse supplements and mineral licks. Learn more about our history and where your Redmond Rock horse minerals come from.

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How Long Does a Horse Mineral Rock Last?

Longevity of free choice salts for horses is affected by rain, deficiencies, and horse stress levels. Read about how long your horse's salt lick should last.

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Best Loose Salt for Picky Horses

Have you invested in mineral supplements for horses, only to have them ignore the salt lick? Learn how Terri's picky horses finally got the minerals they needed.

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How Much Salt to Feed Horses to Prevent Overconsumption and Deficiency

Both too much and too little salt can harm horse health. Learn more about symptoms and treatments of salt toxicosis and finding the right mineral balance.

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4 Common Horse Care Myths Regarding Salt for Horses

Wondering why horses lick salt and if your horse needs a salt block? Read these 4 myths about equine health and how to provide your horse the salts and minerals it needs.

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How to Treat Diarrhea in Foals

Diarrhea in foals can lead to dehydration & death. Learn how to use Redmond Daily Gold Syringe & bentonite clay for horses to treat foal heat diarrhea.

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Redmond First Aid: Best Wound Care for Horses

Horse injuries happen! Cuts, bites and wounds occur on horses' legs and other areas. Be prepared with Redmond bentonite clay First Aid wound healing cream.

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Is Bentonite Clay Safe and Beneficial for My Horse?

Do you have questions about bentonite clay, its safety, and how it can help your horse? Let's better understand bentonite and help you feel confident using it.

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Natural Digestive Supplement for Horses | Redmond Daily Gold Pellets

Looking for the best natural digestion supplement for horses? Redmond's trace minerals treat stress and ulcers in horses and help maintain a healthy gut.

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How To Improve Horse Gut Health

Here are 8 ways to balance a horse's gut for better health. Also learn about the equine digestive system and the best digestive supplement for horses.

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Redmond Horse Supplements: What Does 60+ Trace Minerals Mean?

Salt and trace minerals are essential for horse health. What does it mean when Redmond products contain over 60 minerals, and how can they help your horse?

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How to Keep Your Horse Safe in Winter

Winter horse care involves eliminating icy conditions around your horse's stall, trailer, and barn. A pet-friendly ice melt like Nature's Blend can help.

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Natural Horse Salt | Where Does Your Horse’s Salt Come From?

Want the best all-natural horse mineral supplement? Learn how Redmond's natural and local salt mine supplies our quality horse health products.

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A Redmond Story: A Poultice for Horse Splints and Stocking Up

Redmond Red Edge clay poultice for horses reduces swelling in horse's legs, treats stocking up, and keeps your horse pain free and performing her best.

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A Redmond Story: Clay Poultice Gave Jennifer's Horses an Edge

Redmond Red Edge bentonite cooling clay reduces swelling in horses' legs and treats hot spots. Learn the benefits of using a poultice for horses.

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Keep it Simple and Salty: 3 Foundational Redmond Horse Supplements

It can be confusing choosing the right supplements for horses. Redmond keeps it simple and salty with three foundational horse care mineral products.

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Iron for Horses:  How Much is Too Much?

Iron for horses is an important trace mineral and essential to life. Iron overload is also a potentially serious condition. How much iron is too much?

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How Do You Hydrate Your Horses?

Some horses refuse to drink enough water. How do you avoid a dehydrated horse? Redmond salt provides electrolytes and plays a critical role in horse hydration.

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A Redmond Story:  Rebecca's Show Horses Were Showing Signs of Ulcers

Rebecca's show horses exhibited behaviors of equine ulcers, but Daily Gold Stress Relief reduced their ulcer symptoms. Learn how it can help your horse.

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A Redmond Story: Why This Vet Treats Equine Ulcers With Daily Gold

Dr. Laureen Bartfield, a vet, used Redmond Daily Gold to treat her horse's equine ulcers when standard pharmaceutical treatments like GastroGard failed.

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A Redmond Story: Daily Gold Helped Prada Get Out of Pain From Equine Ulcers

Redmond Daily Gold is one of the most affordable and best horse supplements for treating ulcers. Learn how Ally used it to heal her horse's equine ulcers.

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A Redmond Story: How Sarah Treated Equine Ulcers in Her Horse

Sarah's horse was experiencing episodes of colic, a symptom of ulcers in horses. Redmond Daily Gold Stress Relief helped her horse's symptoms to improve.

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12 Important Vitamins and Minerals for Horses

Horses often have 12 common vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Redmond Daily Red loose mineral for horses and vitamin supplement helps horses thrive.

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Mineral Brand of Choice for Red Hot Running Horses

Tricia found Redmond to be her brand of choice for best horse supplements. Redmond products have 60+ trace minerals and electrolytes horses need for health

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A Redmond Story: Daily Red Fortified Horse Minerals Stopped Nicki's Licking

Stephanie's horse was licking everything. Redmond Daily Red, a natural salt supplement with loose minerals and electrolytes for horses, helped her mare.

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5 Reasons Horses Eat Dirt and What You Should Do About It

Sometimes I see my horse eating dirt. In moderation, dirt is beneficial for your horse! Here are 5 reasons why horses experience geophagia.

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A Redmond Story:  Janet's Show Horses Get the Trace Minerals They Need With Redmond Rock

Redmond Rock is a natural horse salt lick with 60+ trace minerals and electrolytes for horses. It helped Janet's horses better than processed salt blocks.

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Redmond Daily Red:   Fortified Loose Minerals For Horses

Daily Red sea salt supplement delivers all the trace and loose minerals horses need. Learn why it should be an integral part of your horse care routine.

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A Redmond Story: How Taylor Got Her Horse to Drink More Water

Taylor's horse Jin exhibited lethargy and other signs of dehydration in horses. She used Redmond Rock and Rein Water to get her horse to drink more water.

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A Redmond Story:  Why Sue Changed Her Horse's Salt Lick to Redmond Salt

A dehydrated horse can suffer serious conditions like compaction colic. Redmond salt supplements get horses to drink more water and deliver trace minerals.

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A Redmond Story:  Kelly Uses Rock on a Rope to Give Her Horse Salt and Trace Minerals

Kelly found Redmond Rock on a Rope salt lick gave her horse the loose minerals and equine electrolytes he needed better than a traditional salt block.

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A Redmond Story:  How Dana Used Rein Water to Help Her Dehydrated Horse

When Dana's horse refused to drink water, she worried he'd become dehydrated. Rein Water has equine electrolytes that got her horse drinking water again.

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A Redmond Story: Why Shelby Switched Her Horse Block to Loose Mineral Salt

Horses may ignore salt blocks and become dehydrated. Redmond Rock Crushed loose mineral salt provides needed trace minerals and electrolytes for horses.

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A Redmond Story: Emma Uses Daily Gold Syringe to Calm Her Stressed Horse

Redmond Equine's Daily Gold Stress Relief Syringe pre-performance paste has 60+ trace minerals for horses and is a natural way to treat stress in horses.

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A Redmond Story: Kyra Uses Daily Gold to Treat Stress in Her Horses

Dodger was a stressed horse, showing several signs of anxiety in horses. His owner, Kyra, used Redmond Daily Gold calming minerals to help him relax.

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A Redmond Story: Daily Gold Supplement Made Demri's Horse Calmer

Ruger was a stressed horse, exhibiting many signs of anxiety in horses. Redmond Daily Gold calming minerals reduced his stress and helped him focus.

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A Redmond Story:  Alysha Used Daily Gold to Calm Anxiety in Her Horse

Alysha's horse was stressed and exhibited many of the signs of anxiety in horses. Redmond Daily Gold calming horse minerals helped her feel calmer.

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A Redmond Story:  How Kelly's Senior Horse Regained an Appetite for Life

Kelly's horse lost his appetite after cancer and chemotherapy. Redmond Daily Gold supplement helped him regain appetite and get back to a healthy weight.

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A Redmond Story: How Jamie Settled Her Stressed Horse's Stomach

Pistol exhibited weight loss, digestive upset, and diarrhea, common symptoms of anxiety in horses. Redmond Daily Gold calming minerals eased his stress.

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Horse and Rider:  Does Your Horse  Trust You?

In this article, popular clinician Julie Goodnight talks about horse-and-rider relationships and how to get a horse to trust you.

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A Redmond Story: The Solution for Erin's Cinchy Horse

Is your horse girthy when saddled? Girthiness is a sign of ulcers in horses. Find out how Erin used Redmond Daily Gold to repair her horse's equine ulcers.

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Redmond Daily Gold: Cost-Effective Treatment for Equine Ulcers

After weeks of using a leading equine ulcer product, Lauren tried Redmond Daily Gold. It improved her horses' ulcers and prevented them from returning.

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Providing Salt and Equine Electrolytes to Your Horse During Summertime

Giving your horse salt will help avoid dehydration, and should be your first priority. Feeding your horse equine electrolytes should be your second.

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A Redmond Story: Daily Gold Healed Ulcers in Kara's Barrel Horse

Ulcers in horses are a common but serious problem. Learn how barrel racer Kara Posch used Redmond Daily Gold to treat her horse's equine ulcers.

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A Redmond Story: How Daily Gold Transformed My Senior Horse

When Dalia's horse Star developed chronic diarrhea, Dalia decided to try Redmond Daily Gold as a digestive supplement. Learn about her experience.

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A Redmond Story:  How Shanon Used Our Loose Minerals to Save Her Rescue Horse

Many horses are deficient in critical trace minerals. Redmond Rock natural salt lick and loose minerals provide horses the minerals they need for health.

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Vet Advice: Treating Equine Ulcers with Redmond Daily Gold

Redmond Daily Gold Stress Relief calming clay and 60+ loose horse minerals are a natural and effective treatment for ulcers in horses.

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8 Benefits of Electrolytes for Horses

Electrolytes are critical to combat horse dehydration. Here are eight situations where horses may specifically benefit from an equine electrolyte paste.

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A Redmond Story:  How Jo Got Her Dehydrated Horse Drinking Again

It's a well-known problem in horse care: Sometimes, no matter how dehydrated a horse is, he just won't drink water. Learn how to improve horse hydration.

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How to Treat and Prevent Gas Colic in Horses

Gas colic in horses is common but shouldn't be overlooked. Dr. Juliet Getty, with Getty Equine Nutrition, gives advice on how to prevent horse gas colic.

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A Redmond Story:  How Daily Gold Settled Paige's Stressed Horse

Lack of appetite and loose stool in horses are symptoms of stress. Learn how Daily Gold Stress Relief calming minerals reduce anxiety and ease digestion.

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A Redmond Story:  How Kate Got Her Stressed Horse to Calm Down and Focus

Kate's horse Mo was a stressed horse, exhibiting many signs of anxiety in horses. Redmond Daily Gold clay and horse minerals helped him become calmer.

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A Redmond Story: How Alyssa Got Two New Horses to Drink More Water

When Alyssa Fleming's two new horses refused to drink water, she worried that they'd become dehydrated. Rein Water got her horses drinking water again.

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A Redmond Story:  How Sami Solved Her Horse's Equine  Ulcers

Sami's mare exhibited signs of ulcers in horses, but no treatments were helping long-term. Learn how Daily Gold reduced her horse's equine ulcers.

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Why Won’t My Horse Drink Water Away From Home?

Traveling can cause horses to stop drinking, putting them at risk to become dehydrated. Here are 7 tips to help your horse stay hydrated on the road.

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Equine Ulcers 101:  Tips on How to Treat and Prevent Ulcers in Horses

Ulcers in horses is a common problem but can be prevented. Learn how to recognize the signs of equine ulcers, how to treat them, and how to prevent them.

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Is My Horse Getting Too Much Iron in Daily Gold or Redmond Rock?

Iron requirements for horses are suggested at 500 to 1,200 mg/day. Is my horse getting too much iron in Daily Gold and Redmond Rock?

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Selenium Supplementation for Horses and Soil

Selenium supports immune health and is an essential trace mineral for horses. Start a selenium supplement program for your land and livestock.

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Wintertime Riding:  7 Safety Tips for You and Your Horse

Use these 7 suggestions to ensure horse riding in winter is safe and enjoyable. Use Redmond products to keep your horse from becoming dehydrated in winter.

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Poultices for Horses: How to Reduce Swelling in Legs

Redmond Red Edge equine poultice reduces swelling in horses' legs using bentonite clay. Let's cover the basics and benefits of poultices for horses.

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Can I Feed Daily Gold and Redmond Rock Crushed Together?

Can you feed Redmond Rock Crushed loose minerals and Daily Gold together? Here's info about each product, what they do, and why you shouldn’t be concerned.

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Redmond Rock Crushed vs. Daily Red Loose Mineral Horse Supplements

Redmond Rock Crushed and Daily Red loose mineral salt supplements both bring your horse back into mineral balance. Which is best for your horse?

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Should I feed Redmond Rock Crushed and Daily Red Together?

Redmond Daily Red and Redmond Rock Crushed are both loose mineral sea salt supplements for horses. Can or should you feed both products together?

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How to Earn Your Horse's Trust and  3 Ways You Could Lose It

It's not easy to get a horse to trust you, but it is easy to lose it. Here are three mistakes you should avoid to keep your horse's trust.

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Vet Advice: 6 Causes of Loose Manure in Horses

Diarrhea in horses can be dangerous, leading to dehydration and weight loss, even death. Here are six common causes of loose manure in horses.

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How to Treat Anxiety in Horses

Horses get stressed and nervous when traveling, competing, or learning a new job. Here are 5 tips to help horses feel calmer and treat anxiety in horses.

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5 Ways to Tell if Your Horse  is Dehydrated

Dehydration is a common problem for horses. If left unchecked, it can cause serious health issues. Use these 5 tips to check for dehydration in your horse.

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