From the desk of Dr. Mark DePaolo:
I have been performing Horse Hair Analysis® (HHA) now for about 5 years and one of the most interesting things that we have found in the many, many tests that we have run is that most horses will be deficient in a few fairly predictable minerals.
Cobalt is the most deficient nutritional metal of any that can be tested on an HHA. Almost 99% of all horses that we test are deficient in Read more
This week Dr. Mark travelled to the beautiful state of Tennessee to make a farm call to Keisner Training located just a few minutes from Knoxville. The city of Knoxville is filled with outstanding restaurants, shopping, hiking, historical sites and other attractions. Read more
The female country group, Pistol Annies, has taken the music industry by storm. Formed in April of 2011 their first single, Hell On Wheels, has been climbing the charts since July. The group comprised of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley recently released their first album which debuted at #1 on the Country Charts and #5 on the US Billboard Chart. Meet the gals who mix a touch of Read more
How Do I Know My Horse is Properly Hydrated?
Water requirements for healthy electrolyte balance and proper hydration vary greatly based upon a horse’s activity level, feed program, age, weight and metal state. There are a few simple tests that can help you identify dehydration before it turns into a serious problem. Read more
Water requirements for healthy electrolyte balance and proper hydration vary greatly based upon a horse’s activity level, feed program, age, weight and mental state. As a rule of thumb, active horses will require a water intake increase of up to Read more