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  • NCEA Adds Cavalor as Official Nutrition Partner

    The National Collegiate Equestrian Association, the NCEA, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Cavalor as the Official Nutrition Partner of the NCEA.

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  • Clinical Study: Cavalor ArtiTec > For Joints that Perform

    During an extensive research program, Cavalor has designed step by step a multi-ingredient nutraceutical that is able to downregulate synovial inflammation, hence protecting the joints of equine athletes. The anti-inflammatory effect of Cavalor ArtiTec has been documented by both in vitro and in vivo experiments and the overall efficacy in the treatment of lameness is supported by the results of a clinical pilot study.

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  • Horse Spotlight with a young FEI Dressage Star!

    This week’s spotlight is shining on MW Bella Ross and Kristin Richards! “Belle” is a 5-year-old USA bred Oldenburg mare competing in the FEI Dressage Championship for Young Horses. Belle competed in the 5-Year-Old Championship and is now working towards the 6-Year-Olds this year!

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News overview

  • 2019-09-27
    Friday Spotlight: Reining in the Week with a Bang!
    This beautiful chocolate palomino, known as Lady Bang Bang, started her reining career this March at just five-years-old. Sired by Tinker with Guns out of West Coast Cowgirl, Lady Bang Bang has come a long way in her few months of showing.
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  • 2019-09-26
    Feeding the Muscle Sore Horse
    PSSM is not the only condition that leads to muscle soreness, horses can also have acute or recurrent exertional rhabdomyolysis.
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  • 2019-09-23
    What is PSSM and how do you feed the PSSM horse?
    PSSM is commonly categorized as a “metabolic disease," but it is actually a genetic muscle disease. We are going to talk about it in this section, however, because the PSSM horse also has issues with insulin. The genetic defect actually causes an excess amount of glycogen to be formed in the muscle and that excess glycogen is going to interfere at normal muscle function eventually.
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  • 2019-09-20
    Friday Spotlight with Lord Snow
    Friday Spotlight featuring Lord Snow!
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  • 2019-09-17
    FEI signs partnership deal with equine nutrition brand Cavalor®
    Cavalor, the Belgian based equine nutrition brand, today signed a deal to become the FEI’s Official Nutrition Partner and Title Partner of the FEI Best Groom Award. A world leader in equine nutrition for high-performance horses, Cavalor has helped thousands of horse owners and athletes achieve top level performance through proper nutrition and care.
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  • 2019-09-16
    Feeding the Insulin Dysregulated Horse
    Even though people sometimes think EMS and PPID are similar, they are actually very different conditions. PPID or also called Equine Cushing’s disease, is actually a condition associated with abnormal growth (hyperplasia) and tumor formation of the pituitary gland.
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  • 2019-09-13
    It's a Friday Spotlight on Tinder!
    Michelle Grayson is a hunter/jumper rider and trainer based out of New York, just north of New York City. While Michelle has only had Tinder for about a year, he joins her string of beautiful, and we admit adorably named, hunters.
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  • 2019-09-06
    Friday Spotlight with a Fiery Redhead!
    Introducing Harriri, a mount for one of Neil Jones' of NJEQ’s top riders, Cassio Rivetti! Cassio, originally from Brazil, has competed in two Olympics and three World Equestrian Games, and continues to compete for NJEQ across the country.
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  • 2019-09-05
    Feeding the Special Needs Horse - PPID vs EMS
    As mentioned in our last article, when you have a horse with metabolic problems it is important to not just treat the obvious symptoms but also think about other underlying issues that might be occurring. And to do that, it's important to start with a proper diagnosis.
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  • 2019-08-30
    Friday Spotlight with Paralympics Star Michèle George and Best of 8
    A Friday Spotlight with these European superstars, Michèle George and Best of 8!
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  • 2019-08-27
    Cavalor Research: A profile on Dr. Caroline Loos
    Dr. Caroline Loos is originally from Belgium, but has been in the US for almost 10 years. She recently finished her PhD at the University of Kentucky where her research focused on how insulin dysregulation influences different aspects of protein metabolism in horses and how dietary protein intake may impact insulin metabolism.
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  • 2019-08-26
    Introduction to Feeding the Special Needs Horse
    Feeding the special needs horse: Let's talk about metabolic horses
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  • 2019-08-23
    Cavalor Spotlight: Bon Temps
    At Cavalor, we pride ourselves on creating products that feed and nourish horses in all stages of their life. Today our Cavalor Spotlight is about a young member of the equine community, Bon Temps.
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  • 2019-08-13
    New product alert: Take It Easy Forte
    Cavalor is always looking at how to make each product better and more efficient all the time. For every kind of product, Cavalor always looks to improve itself. That's what champions do, champions always look for how to improve themselves and to set themselves apart. And so, with Cavalor, that is the original starting point for any new product.
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  • 2019-08-02
    Friday Spotlight: Fuerst Hit to Prix St. George
    McKenzie Kelley and her 9-year-old Oldenberg gelding, Fuerst Hit (a.k.a Fuersty), have been a team for six years now. Invested in his education, McKenzie has spent the last few years working with Fuersty, taking what was a young three-year-old up through the ranks of 4th level Dressage.
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  • 2019-07-31
    Cavalor Research: Meet Caroline Loos, PhD
    The basis for every Cavalor product is research. And Cavalor doesn't only focus on researching for our own products, we focus on advancing the understanding of horse nutrition as a whole. To that end, we collaborate with researchers around the world, including in the United States.
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  • 2019-07-30
    Clinical Study: Cavalor Bronchix Pulmo
    Respiratory diseases can be considered as the second most common cause of loss of performance in sport horses and racehorses after musculoskeletal problems. The overall prevalence of respiratory diseases is most probably underestimated due to the fact that some chronic forms of diseases may develop sub clinically, although they still impede performance.
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  • 2019-07-26
    Friday Spotlight: Taz the Feral Rescue Yearling
    We’ve talked about the school horses, the show horses, the dressage horses, and the eventers, but it’s time we address another portion of the horse population: the rescues! Horses who are unfortunately in precarious situations and find themselves without a person or a home.
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  • 2019-07-23
    Quality, Innovation, Results
    Cavalor was founded 29 years ago, the brainchild of a young agricultural engineer named Peter Bollen. He had just completed his thesis, “Nutrition of the Sport Horse,” and was hired by a Belgian company whose managing director shared two of Peter's passions: equitation and horse nutrition.
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  • 2019-07-18
    DSP Alice and Simone Blum head to CHIO Aachen
    We’ve shared a Spotlight of DSP Alice before, but her performance over the past year with her rider Simone Blum certainly makes her worthy of a double feature!
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  • 2019-07-17
    Cavalor Spotlight: H&M Extra and Olivier Phillippearts
    In honor of CHIO Aachen, this week we are highlighting a few of the horses (and riders) that will be competing there! Today’s #CavalorSpotlight is on H&M Extra.
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  • 2019-07-12
    Cavalor Friday Spotlight: Quel Homme de Hus & Jerome Guery
    In light of CHIO Aachen coming up, this week’s #CavalorSpotlight is shining on Quel Homme de Hus, a talented 12 year old Holsteiner stallion ridden by Jérôme Guéry.
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  • 2019-07-09
    Tuesday Deep Dive: Cavalor Probreed and Cavalor Juniorix
    Nutrition has an impact on horse health throughout the life cycle of the horse. During the horse’s growing years it is critical to provide adequate and balanced nutrition.
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  • 2019-07-05
    Friday Spotlight: Alison Head & Pendragon
    There are so many things that make our equine counterparts unique; whether it’s their talent, their big hearts, or in the case of Alison Head’s Penn, the fact that he’s a Nosey Nelly.
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  • 2019-06-28
    Friday Spotlight: Lillee @ Chum Therapeutic Riding Center
    Children and Horses United in Movement, or C.H.U.M. Therapeutic Riding Inc. has been serving the Michigan area since the early 1980s. Established by Bonnie DePue, who is certified by the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, C.H.U.M. is a faith and grace guided riding program, intended to help those with and without disabilities grow their love and appreciation for horses.
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  • 2019-06-27
    Feed the Perfect Protein Ration
    Protein is required in the horse’s daily diet to facilitate good overall health and to maintain and build muscle. Many horse owners mistakenly believe that the more protein they feed their equine athletes the better the horse will perform as the process of muscle development (hypertrophy) will be enhanced.
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  • 2019-06-25
    Tuesday Deep Dive: Cavalor Vitaflor365
    The horse's hindgut is an important factor in the horse's overall health and immunity. The hindgut’s primary responsibility is to ferment fiber and convert it into volatile fatty acids, which then provide energy to the horse. To that end as horse owners, it's important that we feed the horse in a way that will maintain proper hindgut pH.
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  • 2019-06-21
    Friday Spotlight: Felicity @ BTH Equestrian
    A very special Friday Horse Spotlight in honor of all those horses who generously take on the role of teaching young riders the ins and outs of this sport. Sweet Talk, also known as Felicity, is a legend at BTH Equestrian Enterprises, owned by head trainer Brittany Massey.
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  • 2019-06-20
    Starch and the Sport Horse
    The horse evolved as a grazing animal that digests carbohydrates as its main source of energy. However, today’s horses have different demands than the grazing wild horses from which they evolved. To maintain good health a horse generally tolerates up to <2g/kg of bodyweight of starch per meal. The grain ration should include adequate quality forage and water should always be provided.1
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  • 2019-06-18
    Tuesday Deep Dive: Cavalor Hepato Liq
    The liver and kidneys are two organs that most horse owners don't spend much time thinking about, but they are essential for a healthy horse. After all, our horses don't spend their evenings decompressing with a glass of wine. So then, what are the functions of the liver and kidneys in a horse?
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  • 2019-06-14
    Friday Spotlight: Genesis & Carly Anthony
    Genesis is a talented and promising 8-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding. Known around the barn as “Johnny”, Genesis is currently moving up to the Grand Prix level.
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  • 2019-06-12
    Facing The Challenge Of Feeding The Metabolically Challenged Horse
    For best equine gut health in a special needs horse, a high fiber, low sugar and low starch grain can often be the best place to start. The grain should provide adequate amounts of fat for energy and fiber such as alfalfa stems that encourages saliva production to reduce stomach acidity.
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  • 2019-06-11
    Tuesday Deep Dive: Cavalor Fiberforce
    The way most horses are kept these days include spending a portion of their day in a stall, moving less (limited turnout), traveling to shows regularly and consuming increased amounts of grain to sustain performance; these changes in lifestyle can lead to a variety of issues that can plague horses including insulin resistance, laminitis, muscle disorders, ulcers, colic and more. So, how does Cavalor Fiberforce influence these potential gastric issues?
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  • 2019-06-07
    Friday Spotlight: Favian & Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride
    Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride is an eventer out of Harwood, Maryland, chasing dreams and taking names with her partner, Favian.
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  • 2019-06-04
    Tuesday Deep Dive: Feeding Electrolytes
    As spring turns into summer, and temperatures rising, it is the perfect time to discuss electrolytes. What are they, why do horses need them, and should they be added daily to a horse’s ration? Some equestrians feed them to their horses everyday, while others only feed them in extreme heat or during a strenuous competition.
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  • 2019-06-01
    What's the scoop on puffed grains?
    If you could minimize the chance of colic in your horse, feed less grain, satisfy the picky eater and provide a more consistent energy source for your horse, would you? Are puffed grains all they are ‘puffed up’ to be? The answer is a resounding yes. Here’s why.
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  • 2019-05-28
    Think Like Hippocrates For Best Horse Joint Health
    Nutrition plays a major role in several common equine diseases including joint health. The key to preventing problems in equine joints is to provide good quality feed at all times throughout the horse's life. As Hippocrates said, "Let thy food be thy medicine."
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  • 2019-05-21
    Give Your Horse a Leg-Up With a Multi-Level Feeding Program
    Every competition discipline also places varying nutritional needs on the diet of the sporthorse.
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  • 2019-05-07
    Help! My horse is allergic to Barley! ... Or is he?
    Commercial allergy tests for horses can be misleading, so Cavalor undertook a study to determine the efficacy of commercial allergy products.
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  • 2019-05-05
    Schedule a feed consultation with your Cavalor North America territory manager!
    At Cavalor North America, we take pride in a personalized approach to horse nutrition. Horses, like people, are individuals, and we make feed recommendations accordingly.
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  • 2019-04-15
    Horse Spa Tips For A Sparkling Show Season
    Rough winter coats are shedding out, muddy legs and stained tails need attention, and as the temperatures rise, bathing becomes an option again.
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  • 2019-04-12
    New Cavalor Ambassador!
    Welcome to the team, Dressuurstal Van Baalen! We are looking forward to a nice cooperation.
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  • 2019-04-04
    You’re Invited! Join Up at “The Role of Nutrition in Equine Joint Health Interactive Event” with Cavalor® and KBC Horse Supplies
    Cavalor®, world leader in equine nutrition for high performance horses is teaming up with KBC Horse Supplies to provide a night of celebration and education on April 11th at West Sixth Brewing Beer Garden, Lexington, KY. Together they will host an interactive panel discussion on the important topic of “The Role of Nutrition in Equine Joint Health.”
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  • 2019-03-26
    Dry Feet Keeps Horse’s Hooves Healthy During The Mud Season
    Cavalor® Dry Feet offers a user-friendly disinfectant spray that contains natural anti-bacterial agents in an alcohol-based solution.
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  • 2019-03-12
    Keep Your Horse Fighting Fit
    When results count top equestrians reach for Cavalor FreeBute Gel for use before and after training and competing, to aid their high-performance horses in keeping fighting fit.
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  • 2019-03-02
    Cavalor North America’s Global Scientific Team Ensure Effective Product Development
    The 9th Annual European Equine Health and Nutrition Congress (EEHNC), held at Utrecht University, Netherlands, February 15th -17th, 2019, hosted leading equine scientists from around the world to distribute and discuss recent key developments in horse health. This highly regarded event was attended by almost 250 delegates from 20 countries.
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  • 2019-02-25
    Perfect pH Products Provide Best Results for Equine Skin Care
    Horse owners, competitors and grooms care deeply about providing the very best for their equine partner. Good health comes from the inside out, so diligent attention to every detail is essential to the horse’s well-being.
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  • 2019-02-21
    The importance of a detox program for the equine athlete
    Competitive horses face mental and physical challenges that a less active horse does not.  The intense demands during competition, stress of travel, changes to feeding routine, and the possible decrease of fiber in a horse’s diet due to lack of grazing on the road can affect health and performance. 
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  • 2019-01-18
    Cavalor North America Launches New Improved Line of Cavalor Care Products
    The Cavalor care line has undergone a complete transformation with chic looking, user-friendly packaging, an extended and improved product base and the renaming of certain products for clarity regarding their purpose and use.
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  • 2019-01-04
    Nonprofits can afford the best nutrition for their horses
    “Every animal has only a certain amount of work they can do and we can’t have them work more to bring up their musculature,” says Brooke Waldon, Sprout's Executive Director. “To fill that void, we rely on the nutrition from feed with high quality protein and protein that is accessible to the body."
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