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Canine Nutrition

Some very simple signs that your dog is having digestive issues are vomiting, diarrhea or avoiding play. Both infectious or noninfectious digestive diseases can be a sign your dog is not receiving the proper nutrition and it may be time to discuss supplementation with your veterinarian to ensure they are receiving enough vitamins and minerals for optimal health.Two very common reasons to use a dietary supplement for your dog is one: the dog’s digestive tract is not absorbing enough nutrients and requires a supplement to provide vitamins andminerals or two: the dog’s diet is not providing the proper nutrients in the first place. Both reasons require you to speak with your veterinarian to identify and select the proper treatment and...

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Fish Oil Facts

There are a wide variety of oils included in equine supplements and feeds on the market today, and ongoing studies conducted by various research firms, educational institutions and feed companies have been produced to provide customers with the best first hand knowledge about their benefits. Through several different study results and findings it is evident that not all oils provide the same health benefits to horses and oils containing long chain omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are required in horses' diets, and continue to garner strong results from several studies.  Specifically supplementation with oil high in EPA and DHA (fish oil) has shown to reduce inflammation, support immune ability, promote fertility and aid in respiratory function. A recent study reported...

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Aiding Horse Allergies

Allergies in horses can be difficult to manage, commonly affecting the respiratory system and skin. Horses afflicted with allergies often experience coughing, nasal discharge, itching, and hives. This is due to an exaggerated immune response to stimuli in the horse’s environment, such as mold spores, dust, or insects. It is known that omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties and can aid in regulating the inflammatory response that results from allergens. Feeding an omega fatty acid supplement such as Equine Omega Complete can decrease a horse’s ability to react to an allergen, by positively impacting the horse on a cellular level. Unlike most plant-based omega supplements on the market, Equine Omega Complete contains both EPA and DHA, known to have potent...

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The essential Vitamin for your horse: Vitamin-E

Vitamin E is an integral part of your horse's health. Did you know that it is a biological antioxidant that helps to maintain normal neuromuscular function? Antioxidants like vitamin E protect cells from free radicals. Too much free radical damage can destroy cells often to the point of cell death. This will cause organs and tissues like the liver and muscles to not function properly. Ensuring your horse receives the proper amount of Vitamin E to protect and promote cellular health can be easily administered however, not just any type of Vitamin E will provide the proper results. There are several forms of vitamin E, but only natural vitamin E such as Equine Omega Vitamin E contains a form known...

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TESTIMONIALS

Equine Testimonials I HAD BEEN RELUCTANT TO TRY EOC FOR MY HORSE AS MOST OF WHAT I HEARD SUPPORTING IT WAS ANECDOTAL AND MY VET NEVER RECOMMENDED IT. I HAVE A 22 YEAR OLD RETIRED HANOVERIAN DRESSAGE HORSE THAT IS 22 YEARS OLD AND 17.2 HH. HE HAS NO CARTILAGE IN HIS LEFT FRONT COFFIN JOINT. I SAW A REPORT OF A STUDY DONE BY U OF G ON EOC ABOUT FIVE MONTHS AGO AND THOUGHT WHAT CAN I LOSE? HE HAS BEEN VERY LAME FOR TWO YEARS. STARTED EOC AND HE WAS NOW LICKING HIS BREAKFAST FEED BOWL CLEAN. HE WOULD ALWAYS LEAVE SOME OF HIS BREAKFAST AND NOW HE IS EATING IT ALL. I DIDN'T SEE ANY OTHER IMPROVEMENT AND IN FACT I WAS CONCERNED AS I...

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