The Horse

OCT 2017

The Horse:Your Guide To Equine Health Care provides monthly equine health care information to horse owners, breeders, veterinarians, barn/farm managers, trainer/riding instructors, and others involved in the hands-on care of the horse.

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Helps fight laminar injury and stops foot pain caused by seasonal factors SPRING: New grass SUMMER: Heat FALL: Frost, ACTH Surge WINTER: Cold stress; Hard, frozen ground Get your horse back to grass pasture faster! HEIRO to the rescue Developed by Dr. Frank Reilly, DVM to treat the rapidly growing number of horses suffering from chronic sore feet with high insulin levels. After two years & hundreds of insulin tests, Dr. Reilly discovered the right combination and concentrations of organicals to make horses more comfortable & help get them back on grass pasture where they were born to graze and play. Dr. Reilly is also the "Ask The Vet" expert on Equine Insulin Resistance for the AAEP. Is this your horse? • Chronic sore feet • Laminitis • Elevated insulin levels • Easy keeper staying large on little food • Can't be on pasture • Senior horse health issues • Rotated on X-ray • Cresty neck • Founder history • On Cushing's meds but still foot sore • Painful feet on hard or frozen ground Get your horse back to grass pasture faster! • LaMinitiS – Acute or chronic. Repeat episodes over the years, pasture turnout stopped but still happens, secondary to Cushing's disease, more often in ponies, occurs in the middle of the winter when there is no grass around. The horse only gets hay and no grain and still happens. • OVERwEiGHt – Either by diet, lack of exercise, or genetics. 25% of horses with Insulin Resistance due to genetics. On no grain or little grain and stays big, exercise and still big. Cresty neck often seen. • CuSHinG'S – 2 ways Insulin Resistance is linked with Cushing's: 1. Many with diagnosed Cushing's also have Insulin Resistance but this second condition is not diagnosed, so on Pergolide but still does not do well. 2. Recent study shows Cushing's in horses is massively under diagnosed, so if these are missed, then more are missed with both Cushing's & Insulin Resistance. • aGE – As horses get older, they lose muscle and gain fat. Fat production goes way up in Insulin Resistance because Insulin makes fat and fat produces toxins leading to an increase in Insulin. Also as horses age, Cushing's incidence goes up. • CERtain bREEDS – Breeds that were designed for a rugged existence seem to be more susceptible due to today's easier surroundings. These breeds include Quarter Horses, Morgans, Paso Finos, Mustangs, Pony breeds, Tennes- see Walkers and Rocky Mountain Horses. • FatiGuE – Cannot exercise as well as in the past. They become dull and resist riders. • GE nE tiCS – The National Institute of Health (NIH) has shown a genetic trait in Insulin Resistance. Often the mare or stallion had Insulin Resistance and now the offspring start to show signs. • Hi StORy b EHinD tHE HORSE – The previous owner warns the new owner that the animal must live on a dirt lot and never be turned out. They are the horses who are fed very little food and stay "fat on air." Sometimes Pergolide helped in the past but is no longer effective. • abnORMaLLy FOOt SORE – After routine trimmings by Farrier. Takes several days after scheduled trimmings to recover sound ness. This is an Insulin problem not a bad trim job. The Farrier is the key to a successful program. • GEnEtiC LOCk – Diet/exercise is not controlling Insulin. Owners have tried multiple management techniques but the horse is still foot sore, has re- peat laminitis, can't be turned out on grass, and stays big on little food. Also the horse is a candidate for future problems & the owner would like to avoid a problem instead of waiting for the problem to occur. These are the horses the HEIRO program can help. • FaLL/wintER FOOt Pain – Even with no grass in sight, the feet get sore. Less exercise, loss of fresh grass, vitamins/magnesium, cold stress, cortisol increase, seasonal ACTH increase, longer fasting periods between food intake all contribute. "Best decision I ever made. I love, love, love, love this product! I tell every- one about HEIRO. Thank you." alexis, Ca Horses HEIRO SIGNS YOUR HORSE MAY bE INSULIN RESISTANT: Just $ 1 37 per day! Lab tested no GMO ingredients Gluten Free bottled in uSa uSa Owner Save this page for future reference. HEIRO contains USDA certified 100% organic herbs, magnesium, and vitamin E in a great tasting powder blend. Feeding directions: First Time Users or If Foot Sore - Mix one scoop (1 Tablespoon) in morning feed and one scoop in evening feed for 10 days in a row, then switch to regular schedule. Regular Schedule - Mix one scoop (1 Tablespoon) once a day in morning feed. Measuring scoop included. Feed year-round for best results. in 30, 40, 90 and 180 serving sizes Guaranteed results or your money back! ask for HEiRO by name or call 800-578-9234 for a dealer near you! TH17 Join the thousands who have discovered HEiRO, you'll be glad you did!

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