Monthly Archives: June 2015

It’s Time to Put the Fructan Theory to Rest

Despite the fact there is absolutely no proof that the level of grass fructan (levan) found in horse pastures and hays has ever caused laminitis, fructan continues to be touted as the cause of pasture laminitis.  Any mention of fructan … Continue reading

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Summer Skin and Coat

    Color in April, Before Mineral Balancing Color in August, After Mineral Balancing, Despite Summer Sun Even if your horse has no skin allergies and manages to avoid wounds or infections, summer still poses many threats to the skin … Continue reading

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Thank You, American Pharoah

I was at my desk Saturday afternoon, going through the motions of working.  First thing on the television (which I can see if I want to) in the adjoining room was Disney’s movie Secretariat.  After that NBC Sports Channel coverage … Continue reading

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