Dr. Lydia Gray – SmartPak
ATV Dec

[originally published in the December 2016 Issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. What is the fungus horses get on the front of their cannon bones on their back legs, and how can I get rid of it?
2. What’s the best way to control/remove bot eggs from


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Nov ATV

[originally published in the November 2016 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. Since October means Halloween, I was wondering about warts in horses. A horse I am looking after for a friend has a white wart in his ear. How can warts be treated, prevented, and kept


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ATV October

[originally published in the October 2016 issue of Show Horse Today]
Questions answered in this episode:
1. What do you think everyone should know before owning a horse – medically, that is?
2. When does supplementing become too much? I’ve talked to vets and they’ve said different things. What is your opinion,


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SmartPak is excited to bring a new video version of their popular Ask The Vet series with Dr. Lydia Gray.


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SmartPak is excited to bring a new video version of their popular Ask The Vet series with Dr. Lydia Gray.


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Dr. Lydia Gray of SmartPak Answers Your Questions: Supplementing Chronic Conditions in the Senior Horse


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[Originally published in the July issue of Show Horse Today]
Dear Dr. Gray,
What supplements are prudent–and not overzealous nor likely to interact adversely–for a 20-yr old, still showing (dressage), gelding with these four chronic conditions:

  1.  Equine Cushings (endogenous ACTH=75, starting peroglide this month, no textbook symptoms, new diagnosis)
  2. Hock arthritis (IA

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Dr. Lydia Gray of SmartPak Answers Your Questions: Tying Up in Horses (exertional rhabomyolysis)


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Originally Published in the March 2015 Issue of Show Horse Today
Question:
I always see riders using polo wraps on their horses. I was first told that they provide support to the tendons in the horse’s legs.
Then I was told that they are not supportive, but only for protection. Which


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Dr. Lydia Gray of SmartPak Answers Your Health Questions: What Are the Best Leg Wraps to Use On My Horse?


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Dr. Lydia Gray explains how to treat your horse’s sweet itch.


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Are There Supplements I Can Use for my Horse’s Colic Pains?


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Dr. Lydia Gray discusses how to determine the best feed for your senior horse.


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We’ve been breeding horses for many years and, for some reason over the past year, we’ve started to have a problem with some of our young horses chewing each other’s tails off. I’m wondering if you know of a correlation between a nutritional deficiency or a health issue and tail chewing, or if it is more likely boredom/normal behavior for young horses.


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I always thought that only horses with certain issues [i.e. insulin problems, EPSM, and laminitis] required carb consistency. Any issues with malnourished horses? Also, if this is an issue with malnourished horses, is there a certain hay that tends to provide for more carb consistency than others?


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