Archives: June 2017

  1. The 4 Most Commonly Deficient Minerals in the Equine Diet

    The 4 Most Commonly Deficient Minerals in the Equine Diet
    The Four Most Commonly Deficient Minerals in the Equine Diet There are four nutrients that are so commonly deficient just about any horse would benefit from supplementation. Selenium: Dietary Selenium levels are marginal to frankly deficient in most areas except for a few areas in the West where soil Selenium is actually high. Insufficient Selenium in the diet can predispose...
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  2. Compensating for Electrolyte Loss with  Summer Sweating

    Compensating for Electrolyte Loss with  Summer Sweating
      If you are thinking ahead to the coming summer heat by looking at electrolyte supplements, good for you!  Horses lose massive amounts of electrolytes (and water) in sweat, putting them at high risk for dehydration, impaired performance, heat stroke, GI issues and impaired organ function. An electrolyte is simply a mineral present in the blood in a charged electrical...
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  3. Managing Pasture Laminitis and the IR Horse

    Managing Pasture Laminitis and the IR Horse
    Managing Pasture Laminitis and the IR Horse The classical laminitis stance is something you never want to see. It's perfectly natural to want a silver bullet that will instantly remove the threat of devastating health problems like laminitis, but it's just not that simple. There is no guaranteed protection against pasture laminitis with an IR horse. There are times of...
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