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Veterinarians who study ulcers say that nearly 90% of our horses have and suffer from gastrointestinal ulceration.
Some symptoms associated with gastrointestinal distress are:
- Weight loss
- Body soreness (especially over the low back/lumbar area)
- Sensitivity over the sides (especially over the last rib)
- Acting “cinchy”
Peppermint is one of the oldest herbs known to be used by man. The dried and sifted leaves are a great digestive aid as well as having antimocrobial and antifungal properties. It is the oil in the peppermint leaves that is effective in relaxing and soothing the digestive system.
This aromatic herb helps to eliminate: Read more
In my practice I see many horses with symptoms associated with digestive upset. Common side effects are:
- weight loss
- teeth grinding
- body soreness (especially over the low back/lumbar area/and last rib).
Also be aware of behavioral changes like Read more
HyalONE joint supplement acts as a cushioning and lubricating agent against mechanical and chemical damage in the joint. Hyaluronic Acid is the most hydrophilic substance in the body which means that it is the most water loving. It is able to hold more water than any other natural substance. Bringing extra water to any part of the body supports hydration and lubrication of those areas. Read more
Lysine is an essential amino acid that cannot be created by the body, so it must be obtained by food or supplements. Giving it in times of stress is beneficial for:
- Calcium absorption
- Building muscle protein
- Boosting the immune system
- Supporting the body’s production of hormones, enzymes and antibodies Read more