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Kelsey J. Nonella, Ph.D. is an equine nutritionist who was riding horses before she could walk. Her love for horses drives her to help educate people on what their horses’ needs in order to have happy, healthy horses.

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How much Selenium is in Horse Guard and why?

Customer: “How much Selenium is in Horse Guard and why?” Answer from Equine Nutritionist, Del Johnson:   All of our multi-vitamin/mineral products provide 3 mg. of organic selenium to a 1000 lb horse. Horse Guard provides it in a 2 ounce dose. Nutritional recommendations vary greatly no matter the element to which they refer. Most nutritionists are not from a selenium deficient area and know little about the deficiency. We were the first company to provide an oral equine supplement …