Animal Health Blog

At Excel Supplements animal health is at the core of everything we do. While diet is extremely important for our animals, education does not stop there for pet owners. Our writers have extensive knowledge on hot topics and are excited to share their findings with our readers. 

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How to Handle Horse Colic

**Please know these are GUIDELINES for general knowledge. We are aware that different situations call for different actions. At Excel Supplements, we always advise that you ask your vet and abide by their instruction. The health of the horse comes first!*

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Heatstroke in dogs

Heatstroke in dogs

Is your dog excessively panting and acting lethargic? If you see that their temperature is 104 or higher, there is a good chance that they are experiencing Heatstroke. Read more about symptoms, myths about ice cubes and what to do if your dog starts experiencing these uncomfortable symptoms. 

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Corgi Drinking Water

Dehydration in Dogs: The Breakdown

It can be hard to tell if your dog is dehydrated, but it’s important. If you want them to stay healthy and happy all summer long then make sure they have plenty of water every day. Here are some tips for making sure your furry friend stays hydrated this summer.

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Dog Arthritis Treatment

Dog Arthritis Pain Relief: ExcelK9

Arthritis is tough for dogs to handle as they age, and can lead them to become more sedentary. It’s not uncommon in senior pups that have difficulty getting up or down the stairs, into a car seat, etc., causing pain when aging joints are overused. Fortunately there is ExcelK9 camelina oil which provides relief without affecting their digestive tract!

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Cost of Owning a horse farrier work

Cost of Owning a Horse

All throughout the country there are different costs of owning a horse. In addition to this, there is also a lot of options on where to care and board your horse. If you are “living the dream” you happily have a ranch and are living out your dreams eating breakfast watching your favorite four legged family members roam.

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Bob Baffert and Medina Spirit

Betamethasone and Medina Spirit

This year, the Kentucky Derby resumed its normal running date and allowed spectators to participate. Racing fans flocked to Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY, sporting their fancy hats, dresses, suits, and matching ties. Twenty horses broke from the gate with their eyes on the $3 million dollar prize. Yet, only one can be the Kentucky Derby winner. Bob Baffert’s Medina Spirit, a horse purchased for $1,000, claimed the win in the 147th Kentucky Derby.

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Dehydration in Horses

Dehydration in Horses

Horses need to get enough water, and sometimes they just don’t drink enough. That’s when dehydration can start happening! Dehydration is really scary for horses because it messes up their body systems in a lot of different ways- like the way they digest food or how fast oxygen goes through their bloodstream.

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Chestnut horse for lease

Leasing a Horse 101

If you are a horse enthusiast, then leasing your perfect steed may be the best option for you. In this article by some of our experts here at Excel Supplements we’ll go over everything that is involved in getting started with arranging to lease and riding horses!

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Kentucky Race Day

Kentucky Derby Top 5 Must Haves

From the glamorous hats to the elaborate dresses and suits with the ever famous, mint julep in hand; there are few experiences as a spectator that compare to the class and style of the Kentucky Derby.

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Liver Detox

Camelina Sativa Boosts Liver Detox

Camelina sativa seeds are the main ingredient in all Excel Supplements products. All of our Camelina sativa seeds are cold-pressed to produce Camelina oil for our horse supplements.

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Dr. M. Phyllis Lose

Women in Equestrian History

National Women’s History Month! This was created to recognize and honor women’s positive contributions to society. Here at Excel Supplements, we are not only focused on camelina oil–we love sharing stories of strong, successful women!

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ProElite Oil promotes coat health and shine.

Omega-3 in Horses

We all know that consistent grooming skills are a must for a shiny, healthy coat. But it is also crucial that you understand how certain feed affects your horses. That is the mark of a well-rounded horseman.

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