We dislike pain, and no one wants to see a horse suffer, but it serves an important purpose. The trick is to recognize the source of the pain response and assist the body in returning to normal balance without interfering with healing.
Vitamin C comes in and out of supplement headlines. As happens with many nutrients, exaggerated claims end up being made and when these eventually prove to be unwarranted, the pendulum swings too far in the other direction. There is no question vitamin C plays a pivotal role in health.
Impending winter weather and loss of pasture access make all owners of thin senior horses anxious. There are things to consider when a horse is underweight that span all age groups, but seniors have additional considerations.
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 of that is true, and more, but confusion reigns about how you should supply it.
Illinois farrier Vern Powell shares the benefits of looking at feet in terms of steel length instead of a standard factory shoe sizes. It could give you a leg up in a forging competition or when sitting for an examination.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.