Category Archives: Dosage

PRODUCT SCOOP SIZE

Customer: “I have been feeding Biotin Hoof Blast and am very pleased with the results. However, the bag says 80 day supply, but it only lasted me 72 days. Can you please tell me why? I want to make sure I am not overdosing my horse. ”   Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella: The scoop is only an approximate measure unfortunately. We use the scoop in multiple products from pelleted products to extruded products (like hoof …

FEEDING HORSE GUARD TO MY FOAL

Customer: “At what age foal can you start feeding Horse Guard?”   Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella: If the mare is receiving Horse Guard I would start the foal when you wean the foal because he is getting selenium from his mother's milk. However, if the mare is deficient or it is an orphan foal you can supplement them right right away. Just feed the dose according to his weight. For example, if you estimate he …

Is 2 ounces A Day What I Should Being Supplementing?

Customer: “I'm in Enumclaw WA and was wondering what dosage I should feed my horses with HorseGuard? I feed Timothy and Orchard grass hay from Eastern WA and they don't graze much. I feed Hay Stack blend and supplement with Horse Guard and Flax. Is 2 oz a day the amount I should feed daily?” Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella: The dosage …

Do you have a complete product for Draft horses?

Customer: “My draft mare had an episode last night where she was unable to move her right front leg at all! I was a little disturbing for me so I started researching again the needed levels of Vitamin E , selenium magnesium oxide. It's overwhelming!! Is Horse Guard supplying her with what she needs in those areas? The bag says nutrient per # but I am not feeding her a pound of this stuff daily? …

Feeding My Miniature Horse

Customer:"I live in central WI have two class B miniature horses. I can't find a lot of information regarding healthy feeding of miniature horses and the extent of the vitamins and supplements they should receive. I was hoping that you could help. They are currently on hay and Nutrena SafeChoice Perform horse feed with a small scoop of black oil sunflower seeds."Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella:There is not a lot of information …

Dosage of Trifecta To My Quarter Horses

Customer:"Hello. I love trifecta. I have used it on every horse I have had and the results speak for themselves. Right now I have two quarter horses. One is around 1250lbs and the other is 1224lbs. How many ounces should I feed them. The cups that come in the bag are confusing because I don't find them to be accurate, and there is a different size cup now. Thank you for your time. Best product ever!!!!"Answer by …

Am I Feeding The Right Stuff?

Customer:"I am feeding horse guard right now to my 2 senior horses (20 and 24 yr old) and my 12yr molly mule.  They are getting 3 way and a little alfalfa  morning and night in a slow feeder. I give them Horse Guard and a little Intergity no molassas in the evening.  They are ridden almost everyday only on trail rides up & down steep hills, any where from 3 to 6 hours. I worry …

Crude Protein In Horse Guard

Customer:"Can you tell me what the protein % in Horse Guard is?"Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella:Horse Guard is approximately 12% crude protein. However, because fed at only 2 oz per day to a 1000 lb horse, the amount of protein received from the supplement is very little when compared to the whole diet.  High-quality hays and grains are where the majority of the protein content will come from.Hope this helps. Let me …

Vitamin E in Horse Guard

Customer:"Hello, On packaging it says per pound.....can I get the Vitamin E IU per serving and what type of source the vitamin E is? Also, possible to get the entire analysis per serving? I use 2oz per horse. I absolutely love your product and have used it for years. Used to use it in Oregon when I lived there and couldn't get on shelves here in Utah, but was super happy when CAL Ranch started …

Can I Feed Super Gain and Trifecta Together?

Customer:"Can I mix your Super Gain with the Trifecta? Both are amazing products but I dont want to over load. I need the joint supplement from trifecta on a mare and also want to get some weight on her asap and I LOVE the Super Gain.  Also I know it hasnt been tested on mares before but wondering the safety of feeding the Trifecta to bred mares. I have had friends use it on theirs …

Switching From SmartPak to Horse Guard

Customer:"We currently have a 9- and 10- year old TWH who receive SmartCombo Ultra Pellets daily and are considering switching to HorseGuard. Is HorseGaurd itself sufficient as a replacement to provide required probiotics, supplements, digestive, hoof and hair health and thriving please?We also have a 29 year old Peruvian Paso (no longer ridden). He's receiving SmartPak Glucosamine - do you have a viable product we could obtain for him to replace and perhaps improve upon …

Horse Guard Dosage for 1300 Andalusian

Customer:"I have an Andalusian gelding. He is 16.2 and I'm guessing he weighs 1300 lbs. I purchased Horse Guard, and your directions say 1 scoop per 500 lbs. the vitamins came with its own scoop. I think it's 2oz, making it for a 1000 pound horse. I want to know how much to feed my big boy.Thank you for your response"Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella:Your 1300 lb guy should get just short…