Question: Please explain the best way to feed jiaogulan, my vet said this with leg wraps and bute powder -1tsp twice a day for 2 weeks then 1 tsp once and day for a week -will help the winter laminiti...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
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
Question: I am writing in regards to some questions I have about the Tendon EQ supplement. I have a mare who had a suspensory tear in her front left limb that was discovered in August. She had 11% of ...Read more
Question: I have a 5 month pregnant mare and would like to put her on Base Mix P55. I currently have her on 2 lb's of oats, 2lb's of Nutrena Empower ration balancer and pasture or alfalfa/grass mix ha...Read more
An Equine Methionine Crisis is Brewing
I've written about soil, sulfur and Methionine deficiency often. But everything I see says it's getting worse.
Methionine is an essential amino acid, meani...Read more
Question: Hi Dr. Kellon, Is it safe to give my PPID horse Hemp pellets along with the medication Prascend?
Dr. Kellon: Safety is unknown at this time and since there is some experimental evidence t...Read more
Question: Hoping you can provide me with some direction. I've suspected my gelding to have some sort of metabolic condition or PPID. When he was about 10, he started to have horrible allergies, poor c...Read more
Beware Supplemental Iron
It's common knowledge that horses with anemia and performance horses should get iron supplements to build their blood – right? Wrong! Iron deficiency anemia does not exis...Read more
Question: Can I give my PPID horse the Tendon EQ product along with the Uckele Phytoquench pellets and hemp joint pellets that he is currently on?
Dr. Kellon: Yes, those supplements are compatible ...Read more
Question: Hi Dr Kellon. I have QH mare with PPID. She has daily medication and no laminitis for over 2yrs. She is in great condition. Get's fed under 10% ESC+Starch ablib hay. Gets a feed of lupins wi...Read more