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post #11 of 14 Old 12-22-2011, 10:04 AM
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I am thrilled with the number of horses we have had come in with weight issues respond! The vets are also very happy with our feeding program!
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post #12 of 14 Old 12-22-2011, 10:17 AM
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Guys she is NOT in the US so what WE feed wont' work for her

I have been called the NSC Nazi more then once ... I hate traditional feed methods of loading our horses up on grains and junk food :)
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post #13 of 14 Old 01-08-2012, 01:31 AM
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I've been looking at rebuild as well for my horse so if you can update on how it goes for your horse that would be awesome.
I use nograin gold or blue, depending what the produce has at the time and he gains a little weight with that and pollard.
Copra is also a good one for weight gain, but my horse doesnt like it :(
I've had some horses respond well on full fat soya bean meal as well so you might want to give that a go as well.
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post #14 of 14 Old 01-08-2012, 06:36 AM
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Try Prydes Biomare. That makes most horses put on weight. I would also add Rice Bran Oil which is usually readily available at Woolworths. On special it is $10 for 4L tho can also be $13 for 4L normal price is $20.

My OTTB gets Barley, Copra, Show torque and lucerne chaff with a good cup of RBO and ready access to OK pasture and a decent grassy round bale. He has lovely dapples tho is still a little light on
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