Archives: October 2017

  1. A hay analysis is important for balancing your IR pony's minerals.

    A hay analysis is important for balancing your IR pony's minerals.
    Question: I have a 7 year old 9.3 hand IR pony that I cannot get insulin or leptin to normal levels (last and best for quite some time: insulin 59.31, leptin 5.78 and glucose 93). Mineral balancing to the hay has not been an option although I check every new batch and it is not over 10%. He is on High Point...
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  2. Laminox is very effective in restoring good circulation to laminitic feet.

    Laminox is very effective in restoring good circulation to laminitic feet.
    Question: Have you been advised of any positive results from horses using Lamin OX?  My 25 yr old Buckskin in May 2015 developed Laminitis in both fronts. 1st time that I am aware of; have owned him since 1995.  He was outside on grass, until the outbreak, now on dry lot with soft-ride boots.  Dr. Kellon: Laminox is very effective in restoring good circulation...
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  3. Magnesium oxide is the best choice for most horses.

    Magnesium oxide is the best choice for most horses.
    Question: I am looking into buying the Liquid E for my horse with PSSM and would like to know how many IUs are in the 2500mg of e? Also, is the cocosoya oil safe to give my horse since there is more sugar in oil, or should I look for a powdered form of Vitamin E? Also, which is the best...
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  4. Reducing the Risk of Impaction

    Reducing the Risk of Impaction
    Colic remains the #1 health issue of horses across all ages, sexes, breeds and uses. There are many forms of colic and impaction is one of the most common. Several things have been identified as risk factors for colic, including reduced exercise, diet change and tapeworm infestations.  These factors converge in the fall and winter with a diet change from...
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  5. Canine Allergy can be used safely with allergy medication

    Canine Allergy can be used safely with allergy medication
    Question: Can the Canine Allergy be used along with Apoquel? The Apoquel helps with my dogs itching but doesn't offer complete relief. Dr. Kellon: Yes, they can be safely used together but the Apoquel will block the effectiveness of Canine Allergy. Allergy's ingredients support normal immune system function while Apoquel blocks both good and allergic activity alike.
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  6. Tri-Amino can help with muscling and pep

    Tri-Amino can help with muscling and pep
    Question: I have a Friesian gelding from the Netherlands 18 yrs old.  He was tested forEMS, Cushings, heart health, all within guidelines.  However, he is historically  on the weaker side can only ride for about 1/2 hour , doesn't sweat, but just is not interested in continuing the ride.  Seems lethargic at times and not interested.  Some folks suggested feeding...
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  7. AMP Fuel Daily can help with stress as well as muscle mass and function

    AMP Fuel Daily can help with stress as well as muscle mass and function
    Question: I have 2, 3 yr olds, showing at the Futurity in late November.  This will be their first show and their biggest show.  They will be stalled in Ft Worth for 2 to 2.5 weeks.  It’s stressful. We have hauled them to pre work shows to accustom them to a show environment. We feed our custom supplement, made for...
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  8. Lung EQ can help with your stallion's respiratory issues.

    Lung EQ can help with your stallion's respiratory issues.
    Question: My horse, stallion 15 yrs. old, has been diagnosed with heaves a year ago.  We have tried to manage it and it will do good and then get worse.  I have used ventepulmin in emergency situations, but have been using Chinese herbal solutions recently for heaves and choke.  He is very reactive to so many things apparently and it...
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  9. MultiMetabolizer is a very good detox support product to help your horse with allergies

    MultiMetabolizer is a very good detox support product to help your horse with allergies
    Question: My horse has developed severe allergies. She has begun a sublingual immunotherapy program. It was suggested to me that I give her some kind of liver detox medication or supplement to help her liver recover. Do you have any suggestions for me? Dr. Kellon: MultiMetabolizer is a very good detox support product:  https://uckele.com/multimetabolizer.html
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  10. Phyto-Quench might help your horse with navicular

    Phyto-Quench might help your horse with navicular
    Question: Protandim substitute?  My sport horse vet has diagnosed my horse as having grade 2 navicular/grade 1 lameness.  She has put my horse on a walk/trot rehab exercise program in conjunction with 1 caplet daily of Protandim to help with "body inflammation".  My horse is on a balanced diet (thanks to your nutrition course) and gets plenty of Vit E...
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