Tag Archives: Liver

Be Cautious With Iron

Iron is essential for all forms of life; a mineral element that has no substitute and powers key life-sustaining reactions in your horse’s body.  Iron also has an insidious dark side. The most well know role of iron is in … Continue reading

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The Case for Vitamin E Supplementation

Nutritional minimalists take the position that supplementation of a “quality”[not defined] diet is virtually always a waste of money. I recently read this opinion about supplementing vitamin E:  “…Vitamin E deficiencies are occasionally seen in horses that don’t have access … Continue reading

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Liver Cleansing

There is a lot of talk around the internet regarding cleansing or flushing the horse’s liver.  It is suggested this is necessary on a regular basis to remove toxins from dewormings, drugs or environmental contamination. Would you worry about these … Continue reading

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Proper Detox is the Key to a Healthy Horse

Healthy detoxification is largely dependent on a healthy, balanced relationship between the exposure to external toxins, the production of internal toxins from normal metabolism and the ability of the body, in particular the liver and the kidneys, to process and … Continue reading

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