Category: Vitamins and Minerals

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Iron Overload in Horses

I recently wrote an article for The Horse about a study which evaluated the potential link between insulin resistance (IR) and iron overload in horses.  Interestingly enough, the study’s purpose was actually to investigate this...

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Selenium for Horses

Selenium was something I’d never really spent a tremendous amount of time thinking about until taking a couple of equine nutrition courses a few years ago.  And I still can’t say I spend a...

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Zinc Deficiency in Horses

“A healthy outside starts from the inside.” ~Robert Urich It seems we horse owners will go to great lengths to remedy our horse’s hoof problems, and often to no avail.  Oils, creams, supplements–we’ll try it...

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Supplemental Magnesium for Horses

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to take Dr. Eleanor Kellon’s NRC (National Research Council) Plus and Nutrition as Therapy courses as part of my equine acupressure program.  I learned a great deal from...