Topical Body Care

  1. Protecting the Skin during Winter

    Protecting the Skin during Winter
    Winter means a break from insect related skin issues, but it has its own set of unique problems. The cold, dry air in winter leads to a major cause of delayed healing, which is the dehydration of exposed tissue. A moist environment is important for cells to migrate across the wound and for white cells to do their work cleaning...
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  2. Arthroxigen is the perfect choice for your OTTB's injuries

    Arthroxigen is the perfect choice for your OTTB's injuries
    Question:  I have a 6-year-old OTTB who was recently evaluated by a vet/chiropractor for restriction of the right pelvis, right inter-transverse joint and caudal lumbar spine and restriction of the right lower cervical vertebrae. He also showed mild muscle soreness with palpation over the right inter-transverse joint space. The vet recommended carrot stretches 2x/week, but I would like to start him...
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  3. What would you suggest for scratches?

    What would you suggest for scratches?
    Question: My horse has scratches and my chiropractor was telling me about your products. He suggested an immune support product. What do you suggest? Dr. Kellon: I would try a combination of inside out immune support with Herbal  Mune Plus: https://uckele.com/herbal-mune-plus-2lbs.html, as well as topical Tea Tree Tonic Spray: https://uckele.com/tea-tree-tonic-spray.html.  Soak the area with the spray several times a day until scabs and...
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  4. How can I help my arthritic senior?

    How can I help my arthritic senior?
    Question: I have a 32 yr old mare that has arthritis and calcium deposits in her left knee. I have her on a joint supplement but it doesn't seem to help. She is very stiff when she stands around. Once she starts moving she seems better. Do you have a product that would help? Dr. Kellon: I would suggest switching to...
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  5. Getting Nutritional Advice

    Getting Nutritional Advice
    Getting Nutritional Advice Nutrition is a science that incorporates physiology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and biology. Nutrition is also as much a specialty as Orthopedics, Pharmacology, and more. Nutrition can be studied at the Masters degree or Ph.D. level. Veterinarians are not taught much nutrition in school. Neither are M.D.s, Farriers and trimmers, chiropractors, body workers, barn owners, trainers, fellow owners, clerks at...
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  6. Tea Tree products will help with your horse's patches

    Tea Tree products will help with your horse's patches
    Question: My horse has small round as well as thin lines of black patches on his coat. I am not sure if this is a fungus or bacteria. I use Uckele Zephyrs Garden products but I don't know if the infected areas are bacteria or a fungus. Dr. Kellon: You can use the Tea Tree Tonic products with either problem. Use the...
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  7. Why do companies use by-products and GMO ingredients?

    Why do companies use by-products and GMO ingredients?
    Question: My concern is why Uckele and so many other companies consistently use by-products in their supplements? I could never responsibly, knowingly give my horse GMO. This is such an important topic. Thank you- Dr. Kellon: By-products are often the most nutritious part of a food. For example, when white flour is made from wheat, the by-products are wheat germ and bran. ...
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  8. Do Feeds and Supplements Go Bad?

    Do Feeds and Supplements Go Bad?
    Do Feeds and Supplements Go Bad? They sure do - but the labeling laws don't make it easy for you to figure out which ones may be out of date.  To be fair, a big part of the problem is determining when "out of date" (best not to feed) is likely to be. When we buy fresh dairy or meat...
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  9. How can I help my Arabian with his severe skin condition?

    How can I help my Arabian with his severe skin condition?
    Question: I have an Arabian gelding that has a skin condition - dandruff like that is seasonal. I have used every topical product and then went to feeding omegas, etc. Last year spend $$$ on  a company's skin and allergy products along with their vitamins. As soon as I removed his full fly sheet with neck attachment he rubbed his mane...
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  10. What can I do about persistent mites and my horse's skin issues?

    What can I do about persistent mites and my horse's skin issues?
    Question:  I have a 17 year old Friesian gelding. I started analyzing hay and following the balanced supplement program 3 years ago. At that time, Tabe (ta-ba) did not have cushings but since then tested positive and is being treated successfully with pergolide. Tabe has had an ongoing problem with chorioptic mites in his feathers since he came to me at...
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