Tag Archives: Omega-3

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Sources

Flax.  Fish oil.  Chia.  Krill.  Algae.  By the time I write this there could be another source, also claiming to be the best for some reason.  Do you need to supplement omega-3 fatty acids?  If so, which source is best? … Continue reading

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The Great Chia v. Flax Debate

OK. “Great” may be an overstatement but if you have frequent online equine presence you have probably heard of Chia seeds as the next latest and greatest equine supplement. Chia seeds are used to grow “hair” on the popular Chia … Continue reading

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No Hoof, No Horse

The equine foot is a miracle of engineering and a design that is unique in the animal kingdom. Why the equine foot evolved the way it did is a bit of a mystery, but one clear thing is that the form … Continue reading

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Oil and Horses

Although feeding fat to horses is often a topic of debate, recent research indicates that feeding fats containing Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) can provide support not only for skin and hooves, but mental, digestive, reproductive, pulmonary and joint function, as well. … Continue reading

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