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  • Farriers formula vs bmz
  • Bmz purina

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    02-10-2010, 09:11 AM
I use Purina BMZ - it's a lot like Farriers formula, but way less expensive. I also add soybeans to the ration and it's made a huge difference in my filly. NuImage hoof and coat support is in a soy base, so I figured adding soy would not hurt!
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    02-15-2010, 09:51 AM
What is the horse's total diet ???
    02-16-2010, 05:27 AM
I feed the appropriate weight in a pelleted ration, free choice hay, freechoice salt, the BMZ which is a tiny scoop, and about 150 grams of soybeans. Many supplements are soy based now - it's great for coat and hoof. If you have an overweight horse you may want to think twice, though!
    02-16-2010, 05:35 AM
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My vet told me about MSM and it has worked miracles. My draft had really bad feet despite regular trims. About five to six months after I started using the MSM me and the farrier started noticing how much better Solon's feet were. A few other people at the barn started using it and it's really worked wonders. I swear by it.

I have had people tell me MSM isn't supposed to have that effect on hooves but I've seen a few articles over the past year indicating that it indeed can have a good effect on them.

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