Is it too late to feed Paprika? - Page 4
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

Is it too late to feed Paprika?

This is a discussion on Is it too late to feed Paprika? within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    Like Tree7Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        05-09-2013, 10:31 PM
      #31
    Green Broke
    My mares been on it since January, she's black as a crow. It's so cheap I'm just going to do it year round.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        05-13-2013, 09:02 AM
      #32
    Weanling
    What is a good price for paprika? I got some at the health food store for $1.09 a lb. That is better than the grocery but really doesn't seem cheap, plus I just started it a week or so ago and they are allmost all shedded out. Should I just quit feeding it this year and start up next spring before shedding or continue?

    Where do you get paprika in bulk and how much do you all pay for it?
         
        05-13-2013, 09:39 AM
      #33
    Foal
    You can stop feeding it for now, but towards the end of summer (around August here) they have a mid summer shed, they get a second summer coat. The paprika will work on that as well so you'll want to start feeding it BEFORE they start the mid summer shed (so here since I feed from spring before shedding to fall, I am covered, if I were just starting I would feed it now anyway) BUT, July would be better than August in my case. Even if you start now the coat will still receive some benefit from the paprika, although it might not be what it could have been had they been started before shed out.

    I get my paprika at sams club in bulk, you can order online too...
    Roadyy likes this.
         
        05-13-2013, 02:53 PM
      #34
    Green Broke
    I get mine from Sam's Club as well and it is normally around $5.50 for 18oz. Bottle. That lasts me about a month on 5 horses. I have 2 bays, 1 sorrel, 1 line back dun and a black and white. Last year the black and white was already starting to fade by this time, but he is still a deep black and a bright white right now.
         
        05-13-2013, 08:00 PM
      #35
    Weanling
    Thanks Roadyy, that is very affordable, I am not a member but do have some friends that are!
         
        05-13-2013, 11:42 PM
      #36
    Foal
    I started using in on my flaxen chestnut Haflinger in about December (after reading your thread, HorseCrazyTeen!). I have definitely seen a difference! She's not completely shedded out, so we'll have to wait, but last year, she was so light, she looked like a darker palomino. This year, she's been on it since her summer coat very first started to come in, and she's stayed a rich bronze color so far. And, for the first time, she had dapples in January! She's kept them up til about a week ago. I ran out, and we didn't get any til a few days ago, so she's been off it for about 2 weeks. Her dapples aren't gone, but they have faded a bit. Now we have it again, so I'll see if they come back.

    My friend's palomino varnish roan appaloosa is on it too, starting about the same time; early December, when she first bought her. We don't have any pictures from before, so we'll have to wait til next year, but she has gotten roaner since winter, and her she's getting more spots, instead of just smudging.

    My dad gets it at Surplus Outlet. Not sure exactly the price, but he doesn't complain about getting two 4oz bottles "just for the horses", so it must not be too expensive! I feed about 1.5-2 tablespoons per cookie, since our horses are not on grain. My mare absolutely adores them! Paprika treats and carrots are her two favorite foods!
         
        05-14-2013, 12:24 AM
      #37
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by garlicbunny    
    what is a good price for paprika? I got some at the health food store for $1.09 a lb. That is better than the grocery but really doesn't seem cheap, plus I just started it a week or so ago and they are allmost all shedded out. Should I just quit feeding it this year and start up next spring before shedding or continue?

    Where do you get paprika in bulk and how much do you all pay for it?
    Wish I could find it that cheap around here! I'm paying about $5 per pound. I'm buying it at the dollar store because it's the cheapest way I've found to purchase it. I've found it online for about $2 per pound but after shipping it seems to be about the same as buying it at the dollar store. I end up spending about $1 per week feeding it to just one horse. I'm adding it to biotin with a little molassas and 1 cup of BOSS.
         
        05-14-2013, 01:02 AM
      #38
    Foal
    What exactly is BOSS?
         
        05-14-2013, 01:08 AM
      #39
    Weanling
    Black Oil Sunflower Seed

    Used to put weight on horses because it is calorie dense but used in smaller doses for coat shine and hoof health. Very omega 6 rich. Although I've heard it's not good for horses with arthritis as it is an inflammatory.
         
        05-14-2013, 01:14 AM
      #40
    Foal
    Ok, thank you!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Paprika? Walk It Out Horse Health 9 08-04-2012 02:48 AM
    How late is too late for breeding? MyLittlePonies Horse Breeding 10 06-07-2011 03:39 PM
    Feeding paprika??? Hoofprints in the Sand Horse Health 1 08-19-2010 10:08 PM
    Paprika Sophie19 Horse Health 8 04-20-2009 09:37 AM
    Paprika for coat? banoota Horse Grooming 20 11-28-2008 11:40 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:51 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0