Performance and Muscle

  1. My horse with EPM is overweight, and needs more energy

    My horse with EPM is overweight, and needs more energy
    Question: Lola is a 7 yr old appendix mare. 16'3 and heavy body type. She is currently overweight. She has always been on the lazy side. She is always willing to work but I feel needs more energy in order to do her work. I'm trying to make sure I find the right ration balancer/grain that will provide energy and not...
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  2. Making Sense of Feeding Sulfur

    Making Sense of Feeding Sulfur
    Making Sense of Feeding Sulfur You have probably read at least one article talking about sulfur in the body as indispensable for protein production, for the integrity of skin, hair, hooves and nails, its enzyme action, its presence in important B vitamins, for the production of substances like chondroitin sulfate, and its role in the elimination of toxins. All...
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  3. Can you help me with a hay analysis?

    Can you help me with a hay analysis?
    Question: Dr, Kellon, the hay from the last analysis I sent you didn't agree with Charm..  liquid poop much worse.  I'm attaching a another hay analysis for your opinion...  do you think it might be good considering her history of founder and can I balance it with what I'm currently using?  I introduced the hay very slowly.. I only started...
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  4. How to help my horse with lameness and EPM?

    How to help my horse with lameness and EPM?
    Question: I have used Uckele products for many many years. I have a 7 yr old mare with some specialzed problems of lameness, a positive SAG 6 for EPM, but a neg. IFAT test, but mostly the inability to push from behind well. We have done bone scan, MRI of front feet, Ultrasound of all 4 limbs at hocks/knees &...
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  5. My senior on stall rest has lost considerable muscle mass.

    My senior on stall rest has lost considerable muscle mass.
    Question: I am a member of the ECIR group and have a 26 year old Appendix recovering from a pelvic fracture. He has now been cleared for hand walking, but has lost quite a considerable amount of muscle mass, due to his stall confinement. I recently read your email about conditioning the older horse, and wonder if he would benefit from...
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  6. Acetyle-l-Carnitine and Tri-Amino may help your PSSM horse

    Acetyle-l-Carnitine and Tri-Amino may help your PSSM horse
    Question: Looking for supplements for PSSM1 diagnosed 17h QH/TB (best guess at breed - very slender and upright short pasterns but decent sized hooves). Like CA Trace but contains polysaccharide forms of Zinc, Copper. Currently only getting grass hays and ground flax seed, his top line is weak and he could use more weight. Dr. Kellon: Acetyl-l-carnitine is an excellent...
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  7. What supplements will help fill out my 3-year old All About Blue mare?

    What supplements will help fill out my 3-year old All About Blue mare?
    Question: I have a 3 year old mare out of All About Blue. She looks very young: long legs that are disproportionate to the depth and length of her body - basically a pre-teen as she has a lot of growing and filling out yet to do. What would be the best supplement to give her?  She's on a Timothy...
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  8. Help, my Standardbred was diagnosed with white line

    Help, my Standardbred was diagnosed with white line
    Question: I have a Standardbred who my blacksmith has diagnosed with white line disease. The infection seems to be about midway down the hoof, probably from an abscess he had from a stone bruise. At this time my blacksmith felt the best course of action is to just shoe him and not cut out the hoof wall, and hope that...
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  9. Is AMP Fuel safe to use for FEI competitions?

    Is AMP Fuel safe to use for FEI competitions?
    Question: Amp Fuel -Wondering if  AMP Fuel is safe to use for FEI competitions. In particular, I notice there is an ingredient Harpagophytum Extract. Is this related to devil's claw as devil's claw (harpagoside) is not allowed under FEI competition rules. Does this mean the only thing to give that is safe is the b complex paste? Dr. Kellon: Yes...
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  10. My awesome barrel racing horse tied up, how can I help her?

    My awesome barrel racing horse tied up, how can I help her?
    Question: I have a 16 year old TB mare that we use for Barrel Racing. She also runs poles and we plan on using her this fall for high school rodeo. This mare is a very excellent horse and we would really like to keep her going as long as possible. As of right now She is on a hay/pasture...
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