This week we are shooting the first round of our video series. We will be putting several videos on our website and on a YouTube channel in the coming months to help educate horse owners about alternative medicine and treatment protocol.
The first in the series will be on equine chiropractic care. The videos will show Dr. Mark Read more
I am excited to announce I will be working at the BFA (Barrel Futurities of America) World Championships in Oklahoma City next week! I will have stalls set up for appointments, so come on by or call my at (503) 819-5151 to schedule an appointment at the event.
Our favorite jewelry line CEEK, founded in 2010 by our good friend Carter Smith-Ellingson, appeared to be the fashion accessory of choice of the world’s hottest country music stars as indicated on the red carpet last week. At the Country Music Awards (CMA), the brand’s trinkets were seen on celebrities from Sara Evans, Natasha Beddingfield, Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum), Grace Potter and Kellan Lutz. Read more
FROM THE DEST OF MARK DEPAOLO, DVM:
Selenium is a very important mineral, especially for the performance horse. This mineral is paramount to the maintenance of muscle health and function. Many area of the country are lacking Selenium in the soil, which means many feeds do not carry the proper nutritional levels horses need.
Without the proper levels of selenium in the body your horse may experience: Read more
Many of us that show horses are used to using blankets and hoods to keep our horses’ hair length short during the winter but with a few easy steps we can ‘trick’ our horse into thinking it is spring or summer all year long. The theory of Extended Day Regimen (ED) was proven by Hodge and Householder(1) in 1980 when they took young horses and put some under ED lights and left some under natural light. After the study, the horses on natural light had roughly 3X longer hair than the horses under artificial ED light.(2)