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  • Wormy horse with dull coat
  • Dull coat fix for horse

 
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    05-17-2008, 12:22 PM
  #1
Weanling
Quick Stunning coat?

Hey guys,
I feed my horses Oats and they love them and right now that's all they need. But I don't think that they are getting one of those stunning shiney coats from it and I would really like one before the show season starts, I go to a horse camp 1 wk before our first show and was wondering if I could add anything into her diet that would give her a shiney coat in just 5 days.
     
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    05-17-2008, 09:30 PM
  #2
Trained
If oats are all he gets then maybe his coat isnt shiny because his feed isnt providing him the vitamins and minerals he needs. A complete supplement will fix that problem. Maybe you could down the oats a little and add some lucerne chaffe and pellets or something. That will help to

If this is the case then there isnt really a quick fix. Adding the supplement is step one and you can try adding vegetable oil and/or eggs to his feed.

Lots of grooming and brushing and grooming and brushing :) if lack of vits and mins is the problem then most things you try will only get you so far. You wont get that drop dead shine you are looking for

Good luck with it :)
     
    05-17-2008, 09:31 PM
  #3
Weanling
Anyone?
     
    05-17-2008, 09:39 PM
  #4
Trained
^^^ is my post not visible to you?
     
    05-18-2008, 10:35 PM
  #5
Foal
Ec,

I'd recommend Weight Builder, to really anyone. Within a week my mare had an amazingly shiny coat! Just add one scoop of it each day, and he'll get nutrients and an amazing shine from it!
     
    05-19-2008, 11:36 AM
  #6
Green Broke
I have to agree with Jazzy.. if his coat is dull there's a good chance that he isn't getting the nutrients he needs. There isn't much you can do in 5 days supplement wise. That kind of thing takes a while to start working. But one of the best ways get get a good shine is to curry curry curry!
     
    05-19-2008, 08:05 PM
  #7
Weanling
I agree w/ JAzzy as well. All oats do is give him energy. He is getting NOOOO nutrients from that at all!! A dull coat is a HUGE lack of nutrients.He needs pelleted food with a high percentage of protein. He you can't do this a vitamin supplements will work in addition to oats, but in the long run, a good pelleted food is whats best! You'll also see a change in his performance!

NOTHING can get a coat shiny for a show in 5 days!! Maybe same clear gloss spray paint? Kidding....
     
    05-19-2008, 08:18 PM
  #8
Trained
I forgot to mention worming too. A wormy horse will also have a dull coat. Is he up to date with his worming schedule?
     
    05-31-2008, 11:02 AM
  #9
Foal
I also agree with jazzy.

Also - you cannot expect a horse to get a good coat if you do not groom them regularly. It bugs the heck out of me when people think feeding B.O.S.S. Without grooming is going to give your horse a healthy, shiney coat.. Wrong!
     
    05-31-2008, 03:14 PM
  #10
Started
I agree with every one, with the right balence feed a horse will have a good coat, I have abby on a mare and foal feed and she gleems!!,
     

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