Both Vermont Blend and Vermont Blend Pro provide the same level of minerals and amino acids.The main differences between the two is the addition or Probiotics in Vermont Blend Pro and the serving size.
Selenium is a mineral to embrace, not be scared of. Deficiencies can cause your horse harm as well as toxicity. Toxic range is 20mg per day. Optimum levels for your horse can range from 3-5mg per day. Sometimes more!
Whether you care for a pasture pet or a performance horse, Vitamin E is an essential nutrient in your horses diet. The key word here is “essential”, meaning it is required for the body to work properly.
Between clever marketing and promises, well intentioned horse owners spend hundreds in supplements they hope will help their horse. Then you look at the ingredients of this miracle powder and see: Proprietary Blend, a guaranteed analysis in ppm’s and percentages you can’t decipher, or worse yet…no guaranteed analysis at all. What’s a horse owner to do??
When horse owners think about joint supplements, one popular ingredient they look for is HA (Hyaluronic Acid). Unfortunately, finding the best product for your horse is not as cut and dry as seeing Hyaluronic Acid listed in the ingredients.
Trace minerals; the amount a horse needs to consume is so minimal it’s hard to imagine they have any effect over such a large animal. Yet deficiencies in two trace minerals; copper and zinc can be very noticeable.
Winter is the most important time to ensure your horse has access to a constant supply of clean water. A horse's weight consists of 70% water. For your average 1,000lb horse, that is 700lbs of water! Horses naturally drink less water in the winter, leaving it up to us to ensure adequate intake.