Fireside Chat Video 12 – Hoof Supplements

Grand Meadows Fireside Chat - How to Select a Hoof Supplement

In this video we talk about hoof supplements and the key ingredients that need to be in them and the correct levels. There have been a number of products coming on the market with excessive levels of biotin to supposedly make them more effective but in fact end up as expensive urine. Making sure you have the right ration of zinc to copper is also important. We also talk about the need for patience as it takes several months for the true effect of a good hoof supplement to make a difference in the overall structural integrity of the hoof.

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Episode 12 – Hoof Supplements

by Nick Hartog

In 1994, Nick Hartog became an owner and President of Grand Meadows Equine Supplements bringing his talents and extensive background in domestic and international equine sales and manufacturing. He has a reputation for plain speaking of the truth. In 1997, when the US horse supplement market was something akin to the Wild West with a complete lack of standards, Nick personally tested 32 different horse joint supplements to see if they matched the label. Unsurprisingly, to him at least, only 2 products matched the label claim. Read more...