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    Default mare supplement - keep feeding it all winter?

    I have my mare on SmartMare Balance and I've noticed a huge difference since March, when I started her on it. I under the impression that mares don't cycle in the winter, so should I keep her on this supplement all winter or take her off of it?



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    I use MareEase but I take her off it in the late fall and start back up in early spring. She's not cycling and it saves me money!
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    I think it depends on where you live. Here in Va it is not out of the realm to have some freak warmer days in the winter. Those seem to bring on the worst heat cycles in my mare. I just leave her on it all year.



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    Here in TX, alllllllll year. If it will get to 65-70 during the day, my mare will cycle.



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