Category Archives: supplements

Information about supplements I use, choosing supplements and my experience with them.

Dante’s Supplement update and worming

I’ve been horrible about the horse’s worming schedule. Today, I fed the ponies a feed through wormer as they can both be difficult to paste worm and this is very easy on them. I probably will end up switching them … Continue reading

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Updated feed and supplements

Some more changes to feed and supplements as I continue to refine things for Dante especially as I got the hay testing finished. I’ve removed the Grostrong 13 from his diet because it doesn’t really provide him anything that I’m … Continue reading

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Hay off for testing, supplement changes

I’ve sent off the hay for massive testing which includes ration balancing, selenium and starch analysis . This is hay baled on the same property where he has his own paddock/pasture so unlike when I’ve done this in the past where … Continue reading

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Dante’s winter training schedule

Knowing that Dante is PSSM1 has actually made me feel free of the worry about when we will get to riding. I now know there is a physical issue for him and it makes me more understanding that our time … Continue reading

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PSSM confirmed, where we go from here

I got Dante’s test results back today via email and it confirmed what I suspected – he is PSSM Type 1 positive: Perhaps it is my experience with Pepper and her Cushings, but I’ve been suspicious from Day 1. I … Continue reading

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Dante’s updated feed schedule

Remember, Dante has 24.7 access to grass pasture yet as we enter winter and the pasture dies back, I’ll be upping his Vit. E and his grain portion. For now he has a good weight and is getting a little … Continue reading

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Dante’s feed and supplement update

Today, I’ve added Vitamin E and finished the round of feed-through antibiotics (because of Dante’s dental) so here’s the updated feed and supplement list: 1.) 2# of Grostrong 13 – able to buy locally. Another 1/4 pound is given as treats … Continue reading

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