What do Professional Barrel Racers Feed their Horses?

Do you ever wonder what professional barrel racers feed their horses to keep the competitive edge, especially while competing all the time? Barrel racers need every advantage they can get, especially with event getting so competitive.  Having your barrel horse completely healthy is so important! Here are some of the best NFR barrel racers doing for their horses and their favorite products to feed their horses... Jessica Routier Jessica Routier is a NFR barrel racer qualifier that knows fast, and hardworking horses.  Not only does Jessica barrel race for a living, her family has a black angus and quarter horse ranch in South Dakota. Jessica has counted on Silver Lining Herbs since 2017.  Her main products that she counts on are Read More...

Why Whole Oats for Most Horses?

Whole oats have gotten a bad reputation for a couple reasons, one being that they are said to make horses “hot” and the other is that horses don’t digest oats very well, they go right through them. On the subject of making a horse “hot”, it is all about moderation. Most horses do not need a gallon of oats, a quart or two will suffice. As for horses not digesting oats, that is a farce as well. The ratio of oats going into the horse compared to out of the horse is far less. Besides, those few oats that come out whole in the manure did a great service for that horse. They just tossed and turned throughout that entire Read More...

4 changes since my horses and I became hooked on Silver Lining Herbs

I’m a newcomer to Silver Lining Herbs (SLH). Many of you have been using herbs for your horses and dogs for years, but I was introduced just under three years ago. I can honestly say that my horses and I thoroughly love SLH's products. I know I won’t go back to how I took care of them before. But just so you other newcomers know, there are a few changes that might occur in your life, once you've started using these herbs faithfully, because there have been a few changes in my own life. #1 – I read labels on EVERYTHING now Have you read the back of a Silver Lining Herbs' label? Guess what? You can read and pronounce Read More...

What if you are the only horse expert around?

If my knowledge of a horse’s health was measured in sand, the extent of my knowledge could fill a cowboy boot. A small boot… like maybe a Toddler’s Size 3. But that was before I joined Silver Lining Herbs’ team just over two years ago. Now, I would say I’ve graduated to a Big Kids Size 3… not a big jump for some, but a leap for someone like me who sits behind a computer screen and edits videos all day. [caption id="attachment_15810" align="aligncenter" width="298"] Have to make do when you don't have a desk (and I wanted to watch the team roping at the BFI)[/caption] Okay, to be fair, I am on the road a lot, filming and doing Read More...