Stories From the Saddle

A Mineral Lick My Horses Actually Like

May 12, 2020 8:08:33 PM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Dehydration, Mineral Imbalance

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Before I found Redmond Rock mineral products, my horses, Sadie and Midnight, totally ignored every single brand of salt lick I purchased.

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Flighty and Frustrated to Calm and Focused

May 4, 2020 9:01:44 PM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Unfocused, Digestion, Mineral Imbalance

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I compete in Country English Pleasure, which is Arabian saddle seat equitation. I love the sport, the thrill of riding, the competition—and I love my horse!

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A Supplement Worth its Weight in Gold

May 4, 2020 11:37:16 AM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Ulcers

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My barrel horse, Prada, suffered from an unusual underlying condition that caused her to develop terrible ulcers and become very cinchy. The ulcers resulted in major problems, and my mare lost 100 pounds at one point.

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Settling Drama’s Stress and Stomach Issues

April 30, 2020 11:19:21 AM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Ulcers, Unfocused

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My job is the most stress-relieving, rewarding business out there! I train barrel and ranch horses, and also buy, sell, and take on clients and consignment horses.

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How My Horse Regained His Appetite for Life

April 29, 2020 11:40:08 AM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Digestion

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Our family horse, Comanche, is one of a kind. The first time I rode him, I knew he was special—like he’d turn out to be the horse that changed our lives. He did!

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My Dream Horse Turned Into a Nightmare; I Got Him Back with Daily Gold

April 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Ulcers

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Two months ago I bought my dream horse, Ted By Williams. Ted is an extremely well-bred, talented horse with a world champion title to his credit in the Racking Horse division. He was a stallion until he was five and a show horse for his whole life.

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No More Sleepless Nights Worrying about Radar's Ulcers

April 21, 2020 3:29:07 PM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Ulcers, Digestion

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Not long ago my horse Radar was suffering from ulcers, and I was suffering from sleepless nights trying to figure out how to help him.

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Twisters' "Quick" Change of Tummy and Temperament

April 20, 2020 4:31:34 PM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Ulcers, Digestion

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I rescued my horse, Twisters “Quick” Tari, from an abusive ranch four years ago. He’s been slow coming around to trusting a human again, but through patience, spending a lot of time in his world, and offering treats (pretty sure the treats are the secret!), Quick and I have bonded. He now shows his trust by choosing to come to me when I’m nearby.

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How I Got My Focused Horse Back

April 15, 2020 10:36:46 AM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Unfocused

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My horse, Officer Collins, and I participate together in trail riding, Western pleasure competition and barrel racing. I love the connection we’ve created as we ride and work together.

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My Lethargic Filly Found Her Spunk

April 14, 2020 3:54:50 PM MDT / by Amber Foote posted in Dehydration

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My filly, Jin, is my dream horse. I saw her on Facebook in an auction and knew in a moment I had to have her. I placed a bid, won, and then made the eight-hour roundtrip to pick up my new horse.

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