Digestion

  1. What should I feed my horse with a history of kidney failure?

    What should I feed my horse with a history of kidney failure?
    Question: I have 17 year old gelding that I am looking for supplement advice on. He was in acute kidney failure about 2 years ago due to an unknown cause. He was treated with iv fluids and furosemide for about 2 weeks and pulled through. He was scoped for ulcers during that time and was negative. I was a vet tech...
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  2. My horse has had loose stool for 6 months

    My horse has had loose stool for 6 months
    Question: I have a 15 yr AQHA mare that has had a loose stool for at least 6 months. I have had a fecal and blood work done and all was normal. I have tried pro and pre biotic products but has not helped. She is happy and healthy otherwise. Do you have any suggestion on any other supplements or any thing...
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  3. It's fine to feed GUT to a PSSM horse

    Question: Hello, I have a horse that has just been diagnosed with PSSM. I've been feeding G.U.T. for years with positive results. Is it still safe to continue feeding this supplement? I looked for the starch content % of G.U.T. but haven't been able to find it. I welcome any other advice you have on feeding and supplements. Dr. Kellon: No problem...
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  4. Is there a supplement that addresses all aspects of nutritional health?

    Is there a supplement that addresses all aspects of nutritional health?
    Question: I am currently feeding a fotified bermuda\alfalfa pellet and free choice grass hay, bio vigor vet for mineral, cocosoya for fat and tri-amino for muscle, and one horse is also on lung eq and seroquine. I am wanting to simplify a supplement for my competing barrel and rope horses that adress multiple aspects, joint, muscle, omegas, lung and imune...
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  5. Help - my pony has had an onset of flatulence and liquid feces

    Help - my pony has had an onset of flatulence and liquid feces
    Question: We purchased a pony that looks like a Mexican mustang in August 2018. They were unsure of his age; greater than 20 due to his nuclear sclerosis of eyes and teeth. He started having a great deal of flatulence with liquid feces (wet farts) in October. He has a pot belly look, slow mover, loss of muscle mass top...
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  6. What digestive aid do you suggest for a horse with Lyme and IR?

    What digestive aid do you suggest for a horse with Lyme and IR?
    Question: What probiotic/prebiotic product would you recommend for a horse who has been diagnosed with Lyme disease and is starting a treatment of oral paste doxycycline for 30 days. Product needs to be safe for IR horses. Dr. Kellon: G.U.T. would be best for this. Doxycycline is absorbed almost completely in the upper small bowel so the focus for support should...
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  7. What can help with my horse's allergies?

    What can help with my horse's allergies?
    Question; I have an Arab/Belgian mare that I've had for about 5 years. In the last 3 1/2 to 4 years she has developed a severe allergy to certain grasses and bugs. I had her blood tested and it seems like she's most allergic to Fescue & bahia grass which grows rampant in our area. Obviously I can't keep her in...
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  8. Hemp for Horses

    Hemp for Horses
    Hemp for Horses Hemp and marijuana are closely related. The recent explosion of interest in legalizing marijuana has indirectly shoved hemp into the spotlight. Several US states were already growing hemp despite DEA objections, but in mid December of 2018 hemp production was legalized federally by the Hemp Farming Act provision of the 2018 Farm Bill. Many people have heard...
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  9. Mid-Winter Check List

    Mid-Winter Check List
    Mid-Winter Check List With all the chores to do, you probably spend as much time at the barn in winter as during warmer weather, but you probably don't interact with your horse in the same way. This can result in some things creeping up on you. Skin health can be a problem in winter and issues are easy to miss...
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  10. 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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