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29
Sep

HHA Findings – Cobalt deficiency in horses

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 »

29
Sep

Intro to Horse Hair Analysis® findings

We have been doing Horse Hair Analysis® testing for over 5 years at DePaolo Equine Concepts.  Recently we have started to analyze the results of more than 300 reports that we have run.  We will be compiling more information and conducting more studies to evaluate these ideas and questions in the coming months but our initial findings are Read more »

23
Sep

Horseshoe Art

We recently came across some amazing artwork by sculptor, Tom Hill.  He uses recycled horseshoes to create his one-of-a-kind pieces.  Although his website is very understated, Mr. Hill has a great story and even better art. Read more »

23
Sep

The taste of Mountain Dew

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 »

21
Sep

See our new home!

Now that our warehouse is unpacked and organized and our DePaolo Equine Concepts sign has been hung… Read more »

19
Sep

Meet the Pistol Annies

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 »

19
Sep

Testing your horse for proper hydration – part 3 in 3 part post

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 »

15
Sep

How much water does my horse need? – post 2 of 3 part series

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[1].  As a rule of thumb, active horses will require a water intake increase of up to Read more »

15
Sep

All Star Equine, LLC is off to a great start!

Last week Dr. Mark had the privilege of kicking off his Texas based business, All Star Equine, LLC, by working for two well established ranches in the Arabian Horse Industry.  He worked on some horses at Read more »

13
Sep

Hyaluronic acid for horses

Did you know that most equine hyaluronic acid supplements aren’t even equal to a human sized dose of HA?  Dr. DePaolo created HyalONE® to fill the need for an equine sized dose of this popular joint supplement.

Hyaluronic acid is the most Read more »