Performance and Muscle

  1. 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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  2. Amino Fac will help your fast growing two-year old

    Amino Fac will help your fast growing two-year old
    Question: I have a 2 year old Missouri Foxtrotter that is growing like a weed. I have been feeding her free choice orchard grass, 24 hr pasture access, purine ultium growth and 1 scoop California trace plus with equip omega 4:1. I live on the coast in Washington state. I would like to switch her over to Uckele Sport Horse Grass...
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  3. Magnesium can help with cresty neck, calming and muscles

    Magnesium can help with cresty neck, calming and muscles
    Question: I would appreciate your input on adding extra magnesium to the diet. If the diet is balanced to a hay analysis, say your Ca, P, Mg are balanced and you add extra magnesium to help with a cresty neck, calming, or help with muscles.  How much extra can you add without causing a problem? And if so, for how long...
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  4. Which protein would be best for my 8 year old?

    Which protein would be best for my 8 year old?
    Question: It has been suggested to me by my chiropractor/vet to add more protein to my 8 yr old gelding, as he's now on Omprezole (sp?). He gets 5 oz. of Uckele's cocosoya oil, so adding more fat might not be useful with products that have protein & fat. I thought of using whey protein isolate or concentrate (NOT whey powder...
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  5. My Dressage mare is very low energy

    My Dressage mare is very low energy
    Question: Have Friesian QH CROSS 12 Y/O. She was laid up this winter, very sound now. Very very easy keeper on Thyro L. Low energy level Is there a non fattening supplement that could help her. Schooling Third Level dressage.  My mare is weighs about 1100 – 1200 lbs.  She is getting Nutrena Balance ¾ lb twice daily, and 12 pounds of...
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  6. Phyto-Quench and LaminOx will work with Glycocemic EQ for your Laminitic EMS horse

    Phyto-Quench and LaminOx will work with Glycocemic EQ for your Laminitic EMS horse
    Question: I want a good supplement to accompany Glycocemic EQ for my Laminitic EMS horse on hay diet only. Ordered Phyto Quench. But not sure. Dr. Kellon: You can use Phyto-Quench the first 5 to 7 days instead of pain drugs but then switch to LaminOx. Diet details and trim are equally important though and it won't help if they are not...
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  7. CocoOmega has the highest fat content to help your Belgian with PSSM

    CocoOmega has the highest fat content to help your Belgian with PSSM
    Question: I have a15 years old Belgian draft horse with PSSM type 1 pp. Since he was diagnosed last spring I fed him purina well solve low starch low sugar( NSC11%) mixed with chopped alfalfa and 1 cup coco soya oil each meal. That wold be a total of 4 cups oil/day as recommended by dr. Beth Valentine diet. This diet...
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  8. AlCar or CocoSoya will help your horse with EPSM

    AlCar or CocoSoya will help your horse with EPSM
    Question:  Can you please answer a question. My horse was diagnosed with PSSM today through a mane sample, type one.  What fat supplement should I give him? My friend said to ask you about CocoSoya? Dr. Kellon: The oldest form of dietary support for horses with EPSM is a diet where fat replaces calories from high starch/sugar sources such as commercial grains.  The usual recommendation...
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  9. How much Vitamin E should I give my EPM horse?

    How much Vitamin E should I give my EPM horse?
    Question: My horse has been diagnosed with EPM. I have been told to put him on Natural vitamin E. What dosage would you recommend as my Dr. did not know for sure and said he could look it up. I told him not to worry I would find out. Dr. Kellon: Horses with EPM are usually give between 5000 and 10,000...
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  10. Interpreting Equine Behavior

    Interpreting Equine Behavior
    It can be fascinating to read about equine behavior, especially things like the organization in feral bands. However, when it comes to interpreting an individual's more subtle responses there is a good chance we could get it wrong. How many times have you heard it said that when a horse exhibits licking and chewing, e.g. during a body work session...
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