What are Calming Supplements for Horses?

Horse out to pasture

Horse calming supplements help horses who are stressed, nervous, and on-edge feel more at-ease, confident, and focused.

Some horses don’t react well to change or simply have a genetic make-up that makes them more sensitive and anxious.

Calming supplements for horses use specialized formulas that can include ingredients such as magnesium, theanine, thiamine, valerian, chamomile, and vervain. These ingredients may help support your horse’s nervous system, contributing to a calmer and happier horse.

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Horse Calming Supplements: Fireside Chat Video with Nick

Calming Supplements for Horses

Learn the facts on horse calming supplements

Horse calming supplements may help horses who are nervous, agitated, or on-edge feel more at-ease, focused, and confident.

Horse calmers use specialized formulas with ingredients including magnesium, thiamine, theanine, valerian, chamomile, and vervain. These horse calmer ingredients may support your horse’s nervous system, contributing to a happier and calmer horse.

In this Fireside Chat Video, we talk about horse calming supplements and what you need to know, including:

  • When to use horse calmers
  • How to use horse calming supplements
  • What ingredients to look for in horse calming supplements
  • Information about ingredients that may test at horse shows and events
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Your horse did what? Calming Your Mare

Calming for Horses

So lucky you, you got the crazy mare, you lunge her, lower the carbs in the diet, offer a prayer to various deities and yet when you want her to do the work she acts like she is on crystal meth.

Hmmm how do we fix this? If I had a dollar for every rider who has come up to me at shows over the years with similar stories asking what horse calming supplement to feed, I would be lying on a beach on a tropical isle with a drink with an umbrella in it.

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Calming Nervous Horses

….  trying to get your head around the thorny issue of horse calming supplements.

The air has turned cold and your horse has way too much energy when you ride.  How can you calm him down? He snorts, jigs, and spooks at every little thing, making your mounted work a real challenge, not to mention dangerous!  You’ve already tried cutting back on his grain but that doesn’t seem to help and after all, its winter and he needs the added calories to stay warm.  You dutifully start longeing before you ride to take some of the bucks out and help calm his energy – but, it really doesn’t solve the problem completely.

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