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Therapeutic treatments for horses

Therapeutic treatments and products often play an extremely important role in keeping your horse in top condition. They can also help reduce the recovery time for certain injuries and be used as a preventative measure.

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Dishin’ some dirt with Jolene Montgomery

We are so excited to welcome Million Dollar Rider & BFA Futurity Champion Jolene Montgomery to the DePaolo Equine Concepts / Horse Hair Analysis team!  Jolene’s resume is a mile long and everyone in the barrel world knows she’s a force to be reckoned with.  She proudly endorses our products and uses Horse Hair Analysis and HHA Personal Supplement in her program.

We asked her a few questions last week as she was driving to Read more »


‘Ruffing’ it!

We all love to pamper our pooches and this new line of pet accessories, FP Pet Project, from Free People will leave your puppy perfectly accessorized for summer.

Engraved leather feather motif collar ($68.00): Read more »


Don’t let slippery elm get away!

This week’s ingredient spotlight is on slippery elm bark powder.  This mucilaginous herb is great for digestive upset.  The inner bark of the red elm tree is removed, dried and powdered and then added to our daily digestive supplement, Excel.

The slippery elm bark powder resists breakdown from stomach acids and enzymes so it maintains a soothing action Read more »


Equine Joint Supplement

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a normal component of the synovial fluid and joint cartilage. Hyaluronic Acid holds more water than any other natural substance, thus bringing moisture to the joint and supporting hydration and lubrication.

Joint pain in older horses

As animals age, the body produces lesser amounts of Hyaluronic Acid and it becomes more difficult to replenish. The body’s natural store of HA may become degraded or destroyed. The joints may become stiff and movement painful. Hyaluronic Acid promotes an increase in the viscosity of synovial fluid which can lubricate and cushion the joints.

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Hair Mineral Analysis For Horses

Horse Hair Analysis can take the guessing out of diagnosing equine health issues.

 Pinpointing health issues in your horse.

Many horse owners treat sore muscles and stiffness with time off or NSAIDs (such as Bute) or they constantly battle problems such as hives with a number of prescribed treatments recommended by their attending veterinarian.  The effectiveness will be short lived if the real issue is a vitamin or mineral deficiency.

Has your horse been living with deficient levels of essential minerals or possibly exposed to toxic metals? Read more