Maybe it is the interest in getting in shape this time of year but I am being asked about keto dieting for horses again.
Equine Metabolism is different!
I wrote about the keto diet 3 years ago and...Read more
Question: I wanted to ask your advice once again about my 18 year old Welsh pony mare who recovered completely from the winter laminitis( I am still giving her jiaogulan daily) I had my vet come out a...Read more
Question:I have a metabolically challenged 16-year-old Morgan. IR and laminitis prone. I am super careful of his diet and grass (virtually none). Just had xrays done and he seems to be exhibiting some...Read more
Thank you for your help and expertise through your courses and through the ECIR. I owe so much to you and the group for help with both of my PPID/IR horses. But I am in need of some help with the diet...Read more
Research has shown about 90% of laminitis cases are metabolic (endocrinopathic) which means the key to successful treatment is controlling insulin.
Everyone's first instinct is to reach for phenylbu...Read more
The "whole food" claim is being used to market some feeds and supplements for horses but what is a whole food and are these products really superior?
Does this look like whole food to you?
The term ...Read more
Magnesium often receives little attention in equine nutrition. For example, you will rarely see it listed in the analysis on a feed bag. Despite this, it could easily be argued that no other miner...Read more
Some signs and symptoms are too nonspecific to use for a diagnosis
There has been an insidiously growing trend to label certain observations as indicators of a disease/disorder when actually they are...Read more
When you get a blood work report from a diagnostic laboratory you will see tests listed in a column on the left, followed by the test results (sometimes with an asterisk or a H = high, L = low) and a ...Read more
Why "Bute" Doesn't Work with Endocrine-Related Laminitis
Both you and your veterinarian are anxious to relieve your horse's pain when there is laminitis. The first thing reached for is usually phen...Read more
Nothing New About Crytoheptadine
In recent years it has been suggested cyproheptadine be given to PPID horses with an incomplete response to pergolide but it was shown long ago that it doesn't work...Read more