Dr. Mark is currently at US National Arabian Horse Show in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This is one of his busiest horse shows of the year. Even though Dr. Mark doesn’t have too much down time if you are in Tulsa and need a break from the show maybe you should try some of the non-horse activities the city has to offer. Read more
Typically we recommend Harmony for horses dealing with Endocrine disorders. This supplement can help even out a horse’s temperament and hormone levels. Often when a horse’s endocrine health is severely compromised, for example when they have Cushings Syndrome this can lead to founder or chronic laminitis. Below are two videos Read more
Baking Soda, otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate, has been used since the ancient Egyptians discovered it for cleaning purposes but it wasn’t until the mid 1840’s that it was sold as the “baking soda” that we know today. It was almost one hundred years later that it was packaged and advertised as having medicinal purposes.
At DePaolo Equine Concepts we love Baking Soda! It is a great Read more
Today is the Dallas Stars’ pre-season opener against the St. Louis Blues. Dr. Mark and his wife, Jacqui, are big Stars fans and this year they season ticket holders! The stars have won eight division titles in Dallas and in the 1998-99 season they won the coveted Stanley Cup.
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One of our clients had a stallion with strange hydration and skin issues including wrinkly skin and severe scratches that no topical treatments would help. Plus, his sperm count/life had very poor motility. They had multiple vets examine the stallion, including having blood work done several times and everything kept coming back as normal.
As a horse owner myself, I recognize how hard it is to find a complete supplement that has everything that your horse needs without a bunch of additives that your horse is better off without.
Essential was specifically formulated with the proper ratios of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, prebiotics, probiotics and electrolytes to promote the overall health of your horse. It can help improve immune function, provide digestive support, grow strong hooves, and aid in muscle function. Essential is ideal for all life stages of horses. Read more
Last weekend Dr. Mark traveled south to work on some horses for barrel horse trainer, Jolene Montgomery. One of the horses in Montgomery’s string is Guys Canyon Moon. This gorgeous palomino is sired by Frenchmans Guy and out of all time futurity money leader and national finals three time go round winner barrel racing icon Mulberry Canyon Moon. He recently graced the cover of Read more
These two things might surprise you as many people feed both of these ingredients to their horses every single day. The negative side-effects can be detrimental to your horse’s health and wellbeing. Take a minute and read the label on your horse’s feed. The information may surprise you. Read more
Research shows up to 90% of performance horses have digestive tract ulcers. Changes in attitude, movement and body condition can be caused by ulcers. In as little as five days, an overly acidic stomach can result in mild to severe lesions of the stomach lining. Drug treatment with Omeprazole is often needed to help rid a horse of ulcers. Although UlcerRx is by prescription only, Dr. DePaolo can answer your questions about the product and equine ulcers if you contact the DePaolo Equine Concepts office.
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