Sorting Through Supplements - how to tell if the supplement is worth buying

Sorting Through Supplements - how to tell if the supplement is worth buying

The world of equine feed supplements can be confusing and overwhelming. The shelves of any tack or feed store are lined with as many different supplements as there are breeds of horses and it often seems like the cost for the “same” supplement can vary greatly. So how do you know you are buying the supplement you actually want? And do you really “get what you pay for” in the world of horse supplements?

Baby Announcement!

Baby Announcement!

Dr. Kirby Penttila and her husband, Cody Bellows, are pleased to announce the newest addition to the Burwash Equine team, Hudson Alexander Bellows! Born November 13, 2017. He had his first few visits at the clinic this week to consult on some podiatry cases so they expect him to be fully up to speed in no time! :)

Breaking Ground!

Breaking Ground!

We are thrilled to announce that work started this week on our long anticipated new clinic location! We'd like to say a special thank you to Integrity Post Structures for their hard work on this project. Keep an eye out for email updates, follow us on social media, and have a look as you're driving by on highway 22 south of Cochrane - this autumn and winter should be pretty exciting!!!

Breeding Your Mare

Breeding Your Mare

So, you want to breed your mare.  You think you have the perfect stallion to match her and so it should be easy, right?  Not quite.  Nowadays, it can be much more complicated than just getting a mare and stallion together.  There are many different options available for breeding your mare.  In this blog post, we will discuss the mare’s reproductive cycle, the different types of semen available, and when to have pregnancy checks done on your mare.