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  1. Horse Health
    Just wondering what you guys recommend for supplements and minerals to give your horses. I'm going to be giving some to my horses, just trying to figure out which kinds would be the best to get. For my older horse, I'm looking for something to help her gain a bit more weight and that'll help...
  2. Horse Health
    I'm considering giving Dumor Spring Mineral Block to my horses. Anyone have any suggestions. The reason I'm considering this one rather than the horse mineral block is because of the magnesium content. I guess my biggest concern is; is it safe for horses? This is the product I am referring to...
  3. Horse Nutrition
    I'm more just curious than anything else and like to collect tons of data. So I was wondering what vitamin and mineral supplement everybody uses? Do you use your V&M with a ration balancer? If so which RB? Or do you feed grain or a bagged feed? If so which one? Why do you like that...
  4. Horse Health
    I caught one of my mares eating dirt today. I know that means they're missing a vitamin or mineral in their diet but I can't think of what it could be. Neither of my other two do it that I know of. They're all on pasture, get grain/treats once in a while but not regularly, and have open access...
  5. Endurance Riding
    Could anyone advise me on how best to use electrolytes, I'm slightly confused as there seems to be a lot of different information out there, what is a good brand to use as sodium/chloride phos/mag content seems to vary so much? Would you feed a separate mineral supplement or just rely on what's...
  6. Horse Nutrition
    I've finally found a local feed store that has manna pro show-glo vitamin and mineral supplement which I have seen recommended by lots of people. I can also get farnam vita plus online. A few questions: *which would you choose? *would you still add free choice minerals? Or just salt? *would you...
  7. Horse Nutrition
    I have a 13 year old QH gelding. I was just wondering what kind of oats/vitamins/minerals I should be giving him? He is no longer a rodeo horse, and he also has a breathing condition (had a paralyzed flapper). We ride about 4 times a week on average. Nothing to extensive, but we have done a bit...
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