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  1. The Effect of Minerals on the IR Horse

    The Effect of Minerals on the IR Horse
    The Effect of Minerals on the IR Horse The best place to start supporting your IR horse is a low sugar and starch diet with a balanced intake of key minerals.  Minerals have direct and indirect involvement in virtually every action in the body, and have important effects on Insulin Resistance (IR) and its consequences. IR is different in the horse than in...
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  2. Will CocaSoya or CocoOmega help with my Arab's skin condition?

    Will CocaSoya or CocoOmega help with my Arab's 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 big name skin and allergy product along with their vitamins.  As soon as I removed his full fly sheet with neck attachment he rubbed his mane...
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  3. Herbal-Mune Plus might help your horse with an ear sarcoid

    Herbal-Mune Plus might help your horse with an ear sarcoid
    Question:  Can you recommend one of the immune system supplements to possibly help my horse with a large sarcoid in his ear? Surgery & drug therapy not successful & I would like to provide any help I can give him!  Thank you. Dr. Kellon: Herbal-Mune Plus is excellent balanced immune system support. If there is a lot of irritation you...
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  4. How can I help my horse's skin problem

    How can I help my horse's skin problem
    Question: We live in the high desert of Oregon and my mare receives a skin allergy every summer. They are yellow, serum, crusty type scabs on the skin which I remove. I have heard it could be related to juniper trees/berries?  I have her on decent immune support and I doubt she will eat Spirulina due to her extreme picky...
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  5. 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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  6. Poly Copper and Zinc may help with pigment issues

    Poly Copper and Zinc may help with pigment issues
    Question: We have a horse at the barn that is loosing the pigment around his eyes and muzzel. he is a bay and his face is looking like an appaloosa. Can you tell me why this is happening and what I can do to treat him. And will it return to normal is treated? thank you. Dr. Kellon: This sounds...
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  7. Feeding Your Yearling

    Feeding Your Yearling
    FEEDING YOUR YEARLING Whether you are prepping for sales and halter classes or trying your best to raise a healthy and sound youngster, careful attention to nutritional needs is a key component.  Yearlings should not be fed like little adults.  Attention to detail will get you the well-developed, muscular rather than fat, shining and structurally sound young horse you...
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  8. Could Jiaogulan have harmed my horse?

    Could Jiaogulan have harmed my horse?
    Question: I recently lost a T'bred to hemangiosarcoma. He had been on Jiaogulan for at least 2 years. Could there be a correlation to his developing the tumor and being on the herb? Dr. Kellon: There are no reports of Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Jiaogulan) being associated with the development of any malignancy. On the other hand, there are multiple reports of...
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  9. What should I give my 27-year-young mare for allergies?

    What should I give my 27-year-young mare for allergies?
    Question: what can i give my 27 year young mare that has been coughing from allergens in the air, etc. to help her? vet said to give her dex?..... Dr. Kellon: Dexamethasone is very effective and some horses need it but there can be side effects. You could try her on our Lung EQ. Give her 1 scoop twice...
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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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