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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Could my horse have PSSM?

    Could my horse have PSSM?
    Question: Hello. My horse was just treated and recovered from EPM. Recent CBC, IR, ACTH, Thyroid, Tick panel normal, yet experiencing bouts where he is moving well & willing for a few days then dull, lethargic, unwilling to move forward.  Treated fore/hind gut. Negative for PSSM1 hair sample test.  Considering PSSM2 diet. I'm switching feeds to reduce calories (needs weight loss...
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  4. 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...
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  5. Spring Grass: Panacea or Liability?

    Spring Grass: Panacea or Liability?
    Spring Grass: Panacea or Liability? Spring grass is mother nature's panacea for winter's nutritional hardships and the huge demands of pregnancy and lactation.  However, rangelands utilized by feral horses usually bear little resemblance to the fields of domesticated horses and even in the spring their diets also include high fiber items like shrubs. Unlimited access to powerhouse grasses can...
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  6. Feeding for Fertility - Stallions and Broodmares

    Feeding for Fertility - Stallions and Broodmares
    Feeding for Fertility - Stallions and Broodmares It's just common sense that specific nutrients have a vital influence on fertility.  The list of nutritional factors with specific impacts on breeding is long, but the solution doesn't have to be overwhelming. Broodmares and Stallions have nutritional requirements that differ from other classes of horses.  Research results offer valuable management...
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  7. Hair Mineral Analysis

    Hair Mineral Analysis
    Messages From the Mane A Unique Perspective on Biochemical Individuality The Objectives of Hair Mineral Analysis Hair Mineral Analysis (HMA) is a laboratory test that measures the mineral content of the hair.  A small sample of hair (one tablespoon) taken from the mane closest to the horse’s skin can accurately give an overview of the mineral levels...
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  8. Prep for Show Season: The High Strung Horse

    Prep for Show Season: The High Strung Horse
    Nutritional solutions can help with high strung horses that can be exasperating, but also have an abundance of talent and desire to perform. Some horses are their own worst enemy. You know the type.  They are often very talented and enthusiastic, but their eagerness can be over the top, leading to wasted energy. Also problematic are horses that seem...
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  9. Prep for Show Season: Lean Muscle Mass

    Prep for Show Season: Lean Muscle Mass
    Muscle requires a host of key nutrients to build and maintain bulk; calories and protein top the list.  Although there is no supplement program that will turn your pasture ornament into a lean, mean, well-muscled horse, there is help for horses that don't muscle up as they should, or for those that are losing muscle mass. How do...
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  10. Prep for Show Season: Skin and Coat

    Prep for Show Season: Skin and Coat
    Improvements in coat, skin and hoof quality are visible quickly when essential fatty acids are supplemented. Skin is the largest organ system in the horse's body. Skin also gives rise to the coat and hoof tissues of wall, sole and frog, which are all specialized forms of skin.  The common denominator here is the protein keratin. Protein in the...
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