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    Re: [RC] [RC-Digest] commercial feeds - Alice Yovich

    I know that since I moved to TX I've been frustrated with what is available to feed. IN KY my ex-husband worked for Southern States and I fed LEgends and Triple crown lite. My horses need so little grain that TC lite was the best stuff--only had to feed 2 pounds per day to get all their nutrients. But, alas, no distributor that I've found down here. So, I was reading this article the other day in Equus and they claim that feeding oats is the best thing for grain. All natural, plain oats. I've been feeding oats, a supplement called pro bios (or fast track, whichever I can find) and flax seed. I fed Beet pulp to my mare for awhile and she was high as a kite. I know a lot of folks said it couldn't/wouldn't make her nuts, but I swear it did. No more beet pulp, no more crazy mare. Now, the pony eats it and is great, adn I can give it as the occasional treat, but she's really crazy hyper on it. I don't know if it's the molasses or what.

    BTW, does anyone know of a supplement like the two above, with probiotics, yeast cultures, digestive enzymes, etc that also has a vitamin thrown in?

    At 08:36 PM 12/3/02 -0800, you wrote:
    I'd like to see this answer, too, because a friend's horse died from impaction from a pelleted feed and I've been afraid to feed pellets ever since.  We just had our new mare with a trainer and he fed Strategy.  She did well on it but it scared me to death.

    Alice Yovich, MA, MT-BC
    Mommy, Horse lover, Music Therapist
    PS. Ask me about a supplement that lowers cholesterol!