Category Archives: Weight Gain

Issues With Keeping Weight On My 25-Year-Old

Customer: Hi. I am very interested in this product. Do you offer samples? I have a 25 yr old gelding that I am having issues keeping weight on. I have many supplements w no positive results. Thanks in advance..." Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella: I am sorry to hear about your gelding. As horses age it can get harder and harder to keep weight on them. Super Weight Gain has shown many people positive results, …

Putting Weight On My Cribber

Customer:"I have a 4 yr. old Thoroughbred that cribs.. we got him free last fall from a lady in MN who got him from CA off a race track.. We have tried the "shock" collar on him.. it started to work and then he decided to rub it on the  fences and turn it upside down.. a real pain.  We are looking for something that will help with weight gain. He has been loosing weight (which …

You have to love stories with happy endings

You have to love stories with happy endings. Stories about the abused/neglected/abandoned finding their “forever homes”. The story of one of Super Weight Gain’s “cover” horses is one such story.This is Phantom. In the Spring of 2009, he and four other horses were rescued from a shed where they had been held without food for who knows how long. One of the sheriffs’ deputies who rescued them called them “five of the most emaciated horses …

Putting Weight On My Senior Ponies

Customer: "We have been feeding our horses this: 33 year old Welch Cobb pony (500) Super Gain (1 scoop) plus Senior Equine (9 oz..), 1 lb of Rice Bran, 1 scoop of Equizyme, 1 scoop of CW Continuous Wormer, Simplifly and 7 lbs of grass hay.(I don't see any spit balls of hay).  He does get his teeth looked at and filed regularly. The Super Gain worked at first, but, over the last year he has lost maybe …

Getting My Horse To Eat Super Gain

Customer:"My horse did not fare well over winter and needs to regain some much needed weight. He does not care for the taste of Super Gain. Do you have a suggestion to help get him to eat it? Thank you for your help in this matter."Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, Kelsey Johnson Nonella:Sorry to hear your horse doesn't like Super Weight Gain. It was usually a very palatable product. However, all horses are different. I …

Putting Weight On My Senior Thoroughbred

Customer:"I have a senior thoroughbred gelding that I've had for the last two years. He was a rescue horse so he has a few issues, nervous and such at times. I find that he isn't putting weight on like he should be. I have tried many different feeds and I've increased them as much as I can but I don't see any difference. Is there anything you recommend to feed or do so he can …

Happy, Healthy, Rescued Equine

Companion, just-started, ridable: whatever you need they’ve got it. Minis, ponies, donkeys, horses: if you can think of the equid, they’ve got it! Located in Southeast Bend, Oregon, Equine Outreach has been rescuing horses for 30 years. They are a registered non-profit organization that works closely with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and many other Sheriffs and organizations in Central and Eastern Oregon. Horse Guard has been able to help this wonderful organization for the…

Weight and Muscle Gain in Yearlings

Customer: "Hello, I am trying to find the "right" answer of what is best to feed a warmblood yearling to get them ready to show in hand.  I am basically feeding them maximum of the feed I am feeding plus a fat supplement and they are not building weight, or muscle. I don't want to add too much. Currently they are on Triple Crown Complete and Buckeye Ultimate Finish 25% fat, free choice first cutting mixed …

Improving My Horse’s Weight and Coat

  Customer: "Hello, I have a question about your feed. I actually just ordered a bag yesterday of the standard horse guard to try on my horse. My horse is a little thin right now with a little hay belly. He needs help filling out his top line though. He gets a grass alfalfa mix and has a mineral lick available 24/7. Is this a situation where this feed would help him with his coat condition as …

What Would Help My Underweight Mare?

Customer:"I have a mare who is somewhere around 26/27. She's foundered in the past and over the last month she's lost a lot of weight. She's on grass hay and the special blend pellets from Culver. The vet said her teeth don't look that bad and she's been dewormed. The vet said Horse Guard had something that should work for her. So what do you think? She's 100 lbs under weight!"Answer by Ph.D. Equine Nutritionist, …

Selenium in Super Weight Gain

Customer: "Morning, I have a 32 year old mare who is not holding weight. She is presently on total equine, will eat some chopped hay, gets algae, noni and just began omega horseshine. She is out on 24/7 pasture as well. I came across your product which makes sense. However, we are here in middle Tennessee and I was wondering if your product would work here as well considering you have extra selenium in it. …

Lamar’s 90 Day Difference on Super Weight Gain

Horse Guard's very own project horse. When we bought Lamar he was 16'1 and weighted 900 lbs. He was clearly emaciated. When we picked him up he was out with 5 other horses who were in fine condition. Lamar is a perfect example of why Super Weight Gain works so well. It was obvious comparing these other horses in his pen to Lamar that something was missing in his diet. Super Weight Gain addressed 5 different …

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