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    I think I am leaning towards Succeed, Fastrack,...

    I think I am leaning towards Succeed, Fastrack, or Tractgard.

    Fastrack is a lot more reasonably priced, but it looks like Succeed has more research (even though it isn't very substantial). I...
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    I couldn't find the links after I got to the...

    I couldn't find the links after I got to the site. Maybe I am blind. Can you send the link that has the papers on it?

    Thanks! I feel better about being so picky with this stuff.
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    Is there any actual research on some of these...

    Is there any actual research on some of these products? I can't find anything.

    Have any of you heard of Probios? Succeed and Fastrack seem to be the most popular so far...

    Still looking for...
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    I'm comparing ingredients and such with a few...

    I'm comparing ingredients and such with a few products now, but what should I be looking for to figure out which is the better buy for the money?

    Any thoughts?
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    I updated horse info in first post...

    I updated horse info in first post...
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    What Digestive Supplement Should I Use?

    I have decided to start using a digestive supplement and can't decide on which product to use? Have any of you had any luck with a particular one?


    I have a troublesome mare that colicked a few...
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    Equine Nutritionist

    Call your feed company. They have nutritionists that can take your horse's specific information and figure out if what you are feeding is meeting/exceeding their natural requirements.

    I would...
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    Are your horses turned out? The amount of time...

    Are your horses turned out? The amount of time and even the time of day contribute to starch and sugar levels of grass. This can increase digestive upset in the horse and it is possible that it...
  9. 20 year old haflinger pony

    I have a 28 year old gelding (I can't believe he is that old, I raised him from a yearling), haflinger

    He gets fat on air!

    Buzz get's 3/4 of a pound of Buckeye Gro N Win

    He's been able to...
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    NSC Strategy: ~30 NSC SafeChoice: ~26 NSC...

    NSC Strategy: ~30
    NSC SafeChoice: ~26

    NSC Levels Regarded as "Low Starch and Sugar": 20

    Both feeds are still not really regarded as Low NSC, but Safe Choice has good marketing in calling it...
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    Do you happen to know your cost/day for those...

    Do you happen to know your cost/day for those feeds? I would assume they are paying quite a bit for such high feeding rates. 2 routes I would recommend would be either the ration balancer, fat...
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    Gro N Win...its formulated for mini's too. They...

    Gro N Win...its formulated for mini's too. They wouldn't need any other supplementation. Just grass hay and pasture (limited). Low cal so less "chunkiness" but supplies good quality protein to...
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    I haven't used it personally on my horses (just...

    I haven't used it personally on my horses (just from lack of cuts lately...knock on wood), but I have seen the results from a few friends on their horses but...bacon grease for cuts.

    This one colt...
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    I haven't used it personally on my horses (just...

    I haven't used it personally on my horses (just from lack of cuts lately...knock on wood), but I have seen the results from a few friends on their horses but...bacon grease for cuts.

    This one colt...
  15. Just out of curiosity, why don't you want to feed...

    Just out of curiosity, why don't you want to feed soy?

    Not trying to change your mind, I'm just curious.
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    Small frequent meals spread throughout the day of...

    Small frequent meals spread throughout the day of a low starch and sugar feed. Low starch and sugar allows for a slower rate of passage in the digestive system.

    Research has shown that diets with...
  17. I'm not for sure, but I am thinking that Strategy...

    I'm not for sure, but I am thinking that Strategy is pretty high in NSC. She could have ulcer type issues or just plain digestive upset from this diet causing her condition to drop.

    I don't...
  18. How old is she? Is she on complete feed because...

    How old is she? Is she on complete feed because she has poor teeth? If this is the case, she should be O.K with a complete pelleted feed that is made for horses with poor teeth but may just need a...
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    What is the starch and sugar content of the sweet...

    What is the starch and sugar content of the sweet feed you are feeding right now? That may have something to do with the excitability.

    I agree with Simkie, if she doesn't have a sweet tooth, see...
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    Do you happen to have access to Buckeye? They...

    Do you happen to have access to Buckeye? They have a product called Cadence. It is a 10% CP, 10% Fat and 10% Fiber feed. Or a step up from that, they have Cadence Ultra 14-14-14. Both of these...
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    I would give the Ultimate Finish a shot. I use...

    I would give the Ultimate Finish a shot. I use the Ultimate Finish that is 40% fat. You only have to feed a couple ounces a day and it kindof smells like bubble gum (the mare loves it). I have a...
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    P.S. I use GNW and Ultimate Finish on my horses. ...

    P.S. I use GNW and Ultimate Finish on my horses. Sometimes it seems like a little bit of a sticker shock but they last a long time and the horses look great. My horses NEEEEED that low starch and...
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    I like to think of grow n win as...forgive my...

    I like to think of grow n win as...forgive my analogy...but "beer goggles". This may seem strange, but ration balancers like this are GREAT for making a poor looking feed better!

    Say you are...
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    You mean like the trail mix you buy at the...

    You mean like the trail mix you buy at the grocery store in the tiny little bags that cost like $5 for about 10 oz of snack? Haha. Weird.

    But, in times of hardship, I think people will result...
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    We all know feed companies won't purposely send...

    We all know feed companies won't purposely send out a product that is not good for your horse. So let's say, perfect world, every feed mill cares about quality. They ALL test their ingredients for...
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