The important thing to remember about horses is that they are eager to please. Rarely do they intentionally act onery for the sake of acting onery. Many times, these less desired behaviors are for a reason. In the case of mares, they are not wanting to be uncomfortable or act onery, rather they are in discomfort, and trying to deal with that discomfort. But what do you do?
How to help a hormonal mare naturally?
One of the best ways to better support a hormonal, uncomfortable mare is by using 31 Mare Moods. 31 Mare Moods has 12 specific and unique herbs to not only support her normal endocrine system, but also to support normal emotions that allows her to be happier and healthier.
What herbs help a hormonal mare?
Damiana – Known for its use as a natural female relaxant. It works by increasing circulation and sensitivity to female organs. Promotes hormone balance. Contains calcium, potassium, protein, selenium, sodium, zinc. Vitamins A, C, and B-complex.
Dandelion – Because of its temperate, yet effective stimulation of liver/gallbladder, dandelion can improve the mood and relieve frustration, irritability, repressed emotion, and fatigue associated with a congested liver/spleen. Contains calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium, silicon, tryptophan, and zinc. Vitamins A, C, F, and B-complex.
Dong Quai – Known as the “female ginseng”. Has a unique ability to regulate estrogen levels within the body. Contains iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, sodium, and zinc. Vitamins A, B12, B-complex, C and E.
Eleuthero – Decreases stress, stimulates immune system over-all, defends against noxious chemicals and toxins, reduces fatigue.
Goldenseal – Liver tonic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, immune boosting. Contains calcium, copper, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and zinc. Vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, and F.
Kelp – Used for the high Iodine content along with folate, magnesium, iron, calcium, Vitamins A and K1
Red Raspberry – Used to help maintain normal hormone levels for mares. It can help strengthen and tone the uterus. Contains calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, Vitamins A, B, C, D, E and F.
Sarsaparilla – Anti-inflammatory, blood tonic, diaphoretic (induces sweating). Supports hormone balance. Contains copper, iodine, iron, manganese, silicon, sodium, and zinc. Vitamins A, B-complex, and C.
Slippery Elm – Great for bowel health. Keeping the gut healthy promotes overall health, therefore helping with the clearance of excess estrogen. Contains Calcium, copper, iodine, iron, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc. Vitamins A, F, K and P.
Uva Ursi – Urinary antiseptic extraordinaire. Kills the bugs that cause urinary tract infections and keeps them from adhering to the bladder wall. Natural diuretic. Contains iron, manganese and Vitamin A.
Valerian – Calming. Can help with cramps and uterine bloating. Contains calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc. Vitamins A and C.
White Willow – Used as a natural pain reliever and anti-inflammatory. Contains calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, and zinc. Vitamins A, B and C.