Ask the Vet – Do feed-thru joint supplements work?

SARAH: “Is there any benefit to joint supplements given in feed?” Scandalous question. “I have been told they are helpful but also that horses do not metabolize them when given this way and injections are better. Is this true?” Great question. I’m really glad we get to talk about this. DR LYDIA GRAY: I am, […]

Vitamins, Minerals and Protein and Fly Control in Cattle Nutrition

Hi I’m Mike. The day to day requirements for cows aren’t many. They need food, they need water, but that doesn’t mean that as the one in charge of them, that’s where it ends. My job is to make sure the cows have what they don’t even know they need, and much like a toddler […]

The Supplement Wizard by SmartPak

SARAH: Hey, how did you ever figure out what supplements to use for Luna? I’m trying to make some choices for Cody, and I just can’t figure it out, there’s so many options. KERRI: It’s easy. I just asked the Supplement Wizard. SARAH: I don’t know. That does not seem like a very good idea. […]

Ask the Vet – Most recommended joint supplements

SARAH: What is your most recommended joint supplement, and would you recommend an all-in-one supplement for a horse that needs joint support? DR LYDIA GRAY: So I saw this, and I didn’t really understand the question. I can go online and look at them. You can click. You sort by bestsellers, and it looks like […]

An Ask the Vet milestone! Plus, stocking up, trailering, cribbing research, and more! – July 2019

DAN: Hey, SmartPak fans. I’m SmartPaker Dan, she’s Dr Lydia Gray, SmartPak Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director. And we’re here to answer horse health questions asked and voted on by you. Now, this episode– there’s something a little special about this one. Do you know what it is? DR LYDIA GRAY: I think so, but […]

Ask the Equine Nutritionist – The importance of amino acids for horses

DR. LYDIA GRAY: Hey, SmartPak fans, welcome to a special edition of Ask The Vet. You may notice I’m sitting on this side, not that side. I’m Dr. Lydia Gray, the Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director at SmartPak. This is Nerida Richards, PhD. I’m going to let you introduce yourself. DR. NERIDA RICHARDS: Sure. Thanks, […]

Ask the Equine Nutritionist – Benefits of grass and legume hays

DR. LYDIA GRAY: Hey, SmartPak fans, welcome to a special edition of Ask The Vet. You may notice I’m sitting on this side, not that side. I’m Dr. Lydia Gray, the Staff Veterinarian and Medical Director at SmartPak. This is Nerida Richards, PhD. I’m going to let you introduce yourself. DR. NERIDA RICHARDS: Sure. Thanks, […]