All posts by Lindsey Reynolds

Vitamin D for horses in the Northwest

Customer: "I am currently supplementing all of my horses (10) with Mega Dose which supplies 8000 IU of Vitamin D3.  I live on the coast of Oregon where our horses are blanketed a lot due to weather and sunlight is in short supply this time of year.  Should I consider a Vitamin D supplement during the winter?  (Requirements call for 22000 IU of D.)"   Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson-Nonella: Thank you for the question. When feeding …

The Love Between a Girl and her First Horse

We all hear, “Girls, and their horses”. Well, that statement couldn’t ring more true. Beginning at a young age I had horse fever. I was raised in a family where horses were not a way of life, or a passion for either one of my parents. Luckily, my grandfather raised Paso Fino horses so summers spent at his small farm in Lebanon, Oregon were my get away. It wasn’t until my 8th grade year that …