The immune system: everything you need to know

The body’s immune system is what protects it from germs, viruses, and bacteria. The stronger the immune system, the less likely the horse will fall ill. It’s also responsible for recovery after physical exertion. Although the immune system is invisible, it plays an important role in the horse’s well-being. The immune system is constantly working […]

Tips on strengthening your horse’s immune system

Now that we’re in the grip of icy cold weather, it’s important that your horse has a strong immune system. Winter’s decreased vitamin D absorption, cold temperatures, and less fresh forage all have an impact on your horse’s natural defences. A little extra help is needed to keep those natural defences strong. We have a […]

How do you keep your older horse fit in winter?

There’s no denying it: winter has arrived. Did you know that the winter months can be a real challenge for older horses? Not only does their grass contain fewer nutrients, but they also need extra energy to keep warm in the cold weather. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the older horse in winter and offer a few […]

Skin as a mirror of health

The skin is in constant communication with all bodily systems. Problems on the inside are reflected on the outside. And while shampoos and grooming products can help take care of coats and skin, a real glow comes from within. In this article, read more about why real health comes from within. The role of nutrition and […]

All About Gastric Ulcers

Gastric ulcers don’t just occur in top sport horses; leisure horses and even foals can get them too. Actually, we can say that 60-90% of horses suffer from gastric ulcers. But with good management, a lot can be done to prevent and, if necessary, treat them. In this article we discuss equine gastric ulcers. What […]

Protein quality and quantity

Protein makes up an important part of a horse’s diet. It is a nutrient as well as a building block for all living organisms.  Protein contains amino acids that the body needs for cell building and other metabolic processes. In the equine body, tissues are made up of cells. All these cells – for example […]

Research behind the product: ArtiTec

The first ingredient in our products is knowledge. Ingredients with proven effects are an important part of Cavalor, and this proven effectiveness is examined in scientific studies. In this article, read all about the research behind Cavalor ArtiTec.  Proven product Low-grade inflammation is common in joints that perform. However, joint inflammation initiates a cascade of […]

5 tips to optimally prepare your horse for competition and hot days

The days are getting warmer and competitions are slowly being rolled out again. Happy days ahead! We all know that the past few months have brought all kinds of new challenges. Many of us have had to adapt their horse’s management, varying from winding the training down a bit to 24-7 turnout. We are all […]

Elektrolytes – a hype or a must?

With summer in town it is the perfect time to stress the importance of electrolytes. Some equestrians feed them to their horses daily, while others only feed them in extreme heat or during a strenuous competition. But when do horses need those extra electrolytes, and why? Just like humans, horses sweat to control their body […]

Sport in hot temperatures

It’s summer! Most of us can enjoy the hot weather (as long as it doesn’t get too hot). Horses, however, have a thermoneutral zone different from that of humans, with ideal temperatures falling between -5 and +15 °C. Horses have more muscle mass to keep them warm, and less bare skin to cool them. In […]