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Calming Supplements for Your Horse: How to Help Your Horse Prepare for Show Season

Seeking Calming Supplements for Your Horse ? Preparing your horse for show season is crucial to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience for both you and your horse. Which is where our supplements come in to help – among other suggestions offered below to help get you show ready!

How to Help Your Horse Prepare for Show Season

Here are some tips to help you prepare your horse for show season:

  1. Start With a Health Check: Before beginning any training or conditioning program, it is essential to have your horse checked by a veterinarian to ensure they are healthy and fit for the upcoming season. This includes routine vaccinations, dental checks, and physical exams.
  2. Develop a Training Plan: Create a training program for your horse that includes consistent exercise, stretching, and conditioning to build strength and endurance. It is best to start slowly and gradually increase the intensity of the workouts over time to prevent injuries.
  3. Practice Show-Specific Skills: Incorporate show-specific skills, such as grooming, loading and unloading from trailers, and standing quietly in the ring, into your training program to ensure your horse is comfortable and confident in a show environment.
  4. Focus on Nutrition: Ensure your horse is receiving a balanced diet that meets their nutritional needs for their level of activity. Consult with a veterinarian or equine nutritionist if needed.
  5. Get Proper Gear: Invest in proper equipment for both you and your horse, including a well-fitting saddle, bridle, and protective gear such as boots or wraps.
  6. Take Breaks: Remember to give your horse adequate rest and recovery time to prevent burnout and injuries. Allow for days off in your training program and incorporate stretching and massage into your routine.
  7. Start Early: Begin your training and preparation early enough to allow for ample time to develop a strong partnership and work through any issues that may arise before the show season.

By following these tips, you can help your horse prepare for show season and set yourselves up for success!

Calming Supplements for Your Horse


Wish to add calming supplements to your show season proportion routine? Some supplement we provide as to help your horse manage their health include…


Did you know a horse’s body is about .05% magnesium, or about one-half pound in a mature horse? It is an activator of many enzymes involved in energy production. Our Magnesium Oxide Pure, a quality equine supplement, assists in calcium and potassium uptake and plays a role in the formation of bone, and in carbohydrate and mineral metabolism.


A deficiency of Vitamin B-1 can appear as loss of appetite and general weakness, as well as an overall loss of energy, mental impairment and muscle-wasting. Supplementing with Thiamine has been shown to have a calming effect, while supporting muscle tone too.


Our Chamomile powder is often used as a natural calming supplement for horses. It naturally contains Magnesium phosphates, calcium phosphates, potassium phosphates and flavonoids – and is ON SALE NOW!

Curious to know more? Feel free to contact us!

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