Rising Star of Whole Food
Odyssey, owned by Akiko Yamazaki, is currently competing in the High Performance Grand Prix division, and Flor de Silva, owned by Shannon Peters, will also be competing at Grand Prix this year. Shannon and Odyssey recently won the Grand Prix Special at the CDI Del Mar in March 2011.
Featured Horse: Odyssey
"Ody is a 15 year old Dutch gelding by Ferro. I have had him since he was 12. He is quite a quirky horse, and can have some aggressive tendencies, especially in his stall, towards people. Under all of this is the sweetest horse in the world!!!! He is one of the best horses under saddle I have ever ridden."
Odyssey's Whole Food Story
"We struggled with Ulcers off and on with Odyssey, and I came across the BioStar website while searching for alternatives for treatment. The whole concept seemed logical to me, and although we use appropriate pharmaceutical treatment when necessary, maintaining them on whole food seems to lessen the amount of intervention with chemical treatments.
"Right from the start, Odyssey was less aggressive and less reactive in his stall. Under saddle, he still maintained the same fire, but became less reactive to his surroundings. A blessing for this horse!"
Getting More Out of A Whole Food Diet
"I have always tried to give my horses the very best in supplements, hay and personal care. It always pays off in the end. Everything about what BioStar has to offer is logical, and backed up by science. In the 20+ years I have been training, my horses have never looked better! In addition, hotter horses mellow out in a positive way, and a horse that needs more energy can get that too!"
Get More Into Whole Food
Read more about Shannon and Odyssey in our exclusive Featured Rider Interview.