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    11-18-2011, 12:08 AM
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Green Broke
Question What's your vitamin recommendation? Please share!

I am going to be putting Oliver on some vitamins and getting him a hymalayan salt rock to see if he seems to feel or act better incase he has a vitamin or mineral defficiency or imbalance. He has not been on any grain since I have owned him.

What vitamins do you use and recommend? What should I look for and look out for?

With my past horses have used "horse guard" is that good enough?

I am also going to add some aloe to his vitamins cause he has continued to have such soft poop for over a month now. I used it with Klassy and it helped a lot. Do any of you guys use aloe?

Thanks
Sam
     
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    11-18-2011, 12:34 AM
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Green Broke
I would eally like your input! I would liketo get so thing next week to get him started on it! Suggestions?!
     
    11-18-2011, 06:14 PM
  #3
Trained
I'd check out a service such as feedXL.com, as it depends what he's getting, his health, amount of work, etc as to what he may need extra.

Don't know about 'Horse Guard' or aloe, but if you don't need to hard feed him, a pelleted (grain free) supp may be best, so you can just feed him a handful(or whatever) daily as a treat. I have found(after analysis through feedXL) that you do tend to get what you pay for & the cheaper product is not generally the most economical by far. Eg. I use a very expensive supp, but I literally only need to feed a large single handful to the horses & a small handful to the pony, so it actually works out very economical.... not to mention that thanks to feedXL I've worked out that they only need close to half what the lable says - of course the feed cos always want you feeding & therefore buying as much as possible.
     
    11-22-2011, 07:12 AM
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Banned
Rather than feed your horse aloe(??????) for soft poop, I would be more inclined to put him on a probiotic supplement.

They can literally work miracles in a horse's diet...
     
    11-22-2011, 08:04 AM
  #5
Yearling
SmarkPak has a helpful supplement wizard that asks a lot of questions about your horse, and then provides some suggestions. They're going to suggest their products, I'm sure, but I think it would be a good starting point. They also have a glossary of the different vitamins and other stuff you find in supplements that explains what the vitamin is "for". You don't have to register or anything, which is nice.

SmartPak - Supplement Wizard
     

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