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  1. Should I add Vitamin A to Phyto-Quench for my Moon Blind Horse?

    Should I add Vitamin A to Phyto-Quench for my Moon Blind Horse?
    Question: I just found out my mineral mix for my Moon  Blind horse is going up in price, so I will probably have to switch to another company.  There is one that makes a blend almost exactly what I'm currently getting except no Vitamin A. Will the Phyto Quench give her what she needs if I'm not giving her the...
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  2. It's fine to use Lubrigen and Devil's Claw together for your Barrel Racer

    It's fine to use Lubrigen and Devil's Claw together for your Barrel Racer
    Question: I have a 19 year old gelding that has competed in barrel racing for most of his life. He has stiffness in his joints and I have been giving him Lubrigen for the last 2 years. Can I also give him Devil Claw during the season of completion? Is it harmful to use both together? Dr. Kellon: It's not at...
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  3. Phyto-Quench will help with moon blindness

    Phyto-Quench will help with moon blindness
    Question: My horse has moon blindness and her eyes weep most every day. She is on a mineral mix that is formulated to go with my hay with added vitamin A. That is helping alot but she still has the runny eyes most days. Should I up her vitamin A, or would the Phyto Quench product work better? Or other...
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  4. How should added Manganese be balanced to Copper?

    How should added Manganese be balanced to Copper?
    Question: Hi, I have a question regarding adding manganese, should it be balanced to copper the same as iron and zinc? My hay is high in iron so I have added both copper and zinc to an iron:zinc:copper ratio of: 4:3:1. Should manganese be added to match the amount of zinc? Should both of those minerals be upped to match...
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  5. Can Poly-Zinc and Copper pellets be fed alone?

    Can Poly-Zinc and Copper pellets be fed alone?
    Question: Are the pelleted poly copper and poly zinc equine products suitable for offering by themselves, or do they need to be added to another feed product for palatability? I'm looking for something that I can give when I go out to the boarding barn, and I'm not always out there at feeding time. I'm not sure if I can...
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  6. Understanding Fatty Acids

    Understanding Fatty Acids
    Understanding Fatty Acids Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats in the same way that amino acids are the basic unit of proteins. When picking a fat for your horse, you should be guided by the fatty acid levels. The fat content of the horse’s natural diet is quite low – about 4% during peak grazing season and much...
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  7. A product to help stop wood chewing?

    A product to help stop wood chewing?
    Question: Hi. Do you have a product that stops wood chewing? Dr. Kellon: Wood chewing is a behavior that most often has its roots in not enough chew time. For example, horses on wood shavings or sawdust are more likely to chew wood than those on straw because they can munch on straw when there is no hay available. A slow...
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  8. CocoSoya is good for your dogs and cats!

    CocoSoya is good for your dogs and cats!
    Question: Is CocoSoya ok...even "good" for dogs? If I spill a bit at the barn...they go for it like crazy! Just wondering if I could even add it to their food...is the nutrient profile applicable for canine? Dr. Kellon: Amazing, isn't it? Even cats love CocoSoya! You can add it to your dog's food, about 1 tsp for a medium size...
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  9. What is the dosage of CocoSoya for my pony? Is it safe for IR/Cushings?

    What is the dosage of CocoSoya for my pony? Is it safe for IR/Cushings?
    Question: Hello, is the dosage of CocoSoya 3oz a day the same for ponies?  He is about 550lbs.  Also, is it safe for IR/cushings? Dr. Kellon: You should halve the dose to 1.5 oz for your pony.  And yes, it is safe for IR/Cushings
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  10. What will help with my horse's many allergies?

    What will help with my horse's many allergies?
    Question: I recently had my horse tested for allergies and am trying to figure out his treatment moving forward. My Gelding is 18 and I have had him since he is 2. For the past 5 years or so he has had on or off loose stool and at spring fall much looser. Started getting extreme hive break outs.  It turns...
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