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post #1 of 14 Old 01-29-2010, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
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Hoof Supplements

I was wondering what is your favorite hoof supplement. At the moment I am feeding Dumors hoof supplement mainly because it is in a price range I can afford. I am using a hoof supplement becuase my gelding's feet get alittle split and chipped. He is barefoot and gets his feet trimmed every 6 weeks.
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post #2 of 14 Old 01-29-2010, 10:24 AM
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Danny has had shoes all around since his previous owner said his back feet cracked and chipped in hilly, rocky pastures. We pulled his back shoes Sunday when my farrier did his feet for the first time and found a minor fungus in his white line. My farrier recommended flax, so I chose Omega Horseshine. He just started on it last week, so we'll see how he does!

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post #3 of 14 Old 01-29-2010, 10:26 AM
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well i use NuImage....its a coat/hoof suppliment...my geldings feet are nice an hard when they use to chip like crazy and he is always shiney!!! plus its cheap an affordable lol i think its like $25/30 a tub for a 40 day supply for 1 horse....its good stuff! lol

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Make sure your horse get enough vitamin A, calcium and especialy zink and silicat. Lack of those are the most common reason why the hoof is getting fragtile~ Same for mane and tail. Make sure your horse gett enough from the food or as suppliment.

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post #7 of 14 Old 01-29-2010, 02:58 PM
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I use grand hoof. I love all the grand products. I also give flax seeds.
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post #8 of 14 Old 02-06-2010, 10:48 PM
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Belive it or not I give all my horses regular Gelatin....yep the kind that is used to make Jello.
My Farrier suggested it too me.....I was skeptical at first, but thought Id give it a try. Well I was sold. My TB mare you had the worst feet ever, went from brittle and chipped hooves to not having any issues at all.
I just use the plain Gelatin but you could use the flavored stuff if you wanted I suppose

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post #9 of 14 Old 02-06-2010, 11:16 PM
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^^ isnt that loaded with sugar though? I have herd of that being used before. I figured it was more expensive then a supplement.
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post #10 of 14 Old 02-07-2010, 11:03 AM
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Not the plain stuff. The flavoured stuff does have suger added, but the amount your putting in your horses feed (1 packet/day) wouldnt be enough to cause any concern starch wise IMO.

And it is cheap I buy a box of 24 for 2 bucks

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