Skin and Coat

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Questions on Vitamin E, CocoSoya and Magnesium for my PSSM horse

    Questions on Vitamin E, CocoSoya and Magnesium for my PSSM horse
    Question: I am looking into buying the Liquid E for my horse with PSSM and would like to know how many IUs are in the 2500mg of e? Also, is the CocoSoya oil safe to give my horse since there is more sugar in oil, or should I look for a powder E? Also, Which is the best magnesium to supplement...
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  6. What are the basic supplements for a 13-year old horse?

    What are the basic supplements for a 13-year old horse?
    Question: Hi there, looking to supplement my horse who shows in moderate work. He gets orchard grass twice per day and alf alfa at lunch , he is also receiving 1-2 lbs only of triple crown senior ... He is not on any pasture and is 13 years old. The hay is orchard grass grown in Olympia Washington. He also get...
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  7. Yes, you can give CocoSoya to dogs

    Yes, you can give CocoSoya to dogs
    Question: Can you give Cocosoya to dogs? Dr. Kellon: Yes, you can.  Usual dose for skin and coat is 1 to 2 tsp/day. Or you can try our Canine Omega Oil, specifically formulated for dogs.
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  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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