Chuy Chavez

Chuy Chavez

  Chuy Chavez is a professional rider, trainer and coach who owns and runs Chavez Performances Horses out of Gilroy, California. He has competed at shows like the NRHA Derby and the High Roller Reining Classic.  “Learn to listen when your horse is telling you what he/she needs, and whether you need to be a […]

Carol Metcalf

Carol Metcalf

Read all about Carol Metcalf, also known as “the reining queen” represents Excel Supplements at the top of her industry! Read all about this amazing rider dominating the reining world in this Horse & Rider article The Reining Queen. “She never gives up; never quits… She’s the most durable person I know. I think she’d […]

Evanescent Mustang Rescue

Evanescent Mustang Rescue

Blue & Aurora were rescued in August, 2015 from the Kaufman Texas Kill Pen. At the time Blue was 12 yrs. old and Aurora was approx 4 months old. Initially started in 2015 with Comet’s rescue, Evanescent Mustang Rescue & Sanctuary officially became a 501(c)3 charity organization on March 30, 2017.  Lakota (above) was the first […]

What is a tendon?

What is a tendon?

Tendons are a part of the musculoskeletal system of the horse. They are responsible for stretching and contracting to help disperse the concussive forces that the skeletal system encounters.

What is a ligament?

What is a ligament?

We hear the word ligament all the time with horses, but, do we really know what our trainers and vets are referring to? Because this structure is so important to the equine athletes body, below are a couple helpful pieces of information to know.

Emilie Veillette & Clint Vanvolkenburgh

Emilie Veillette

Clint Vanvolkenburgh and Emilie Veillette first met at the Ohio Quarter Horse Congress in 2006 when Emilie only spoke French. Between both of our families we became good friends and stayed in touch. As years passed and we have both learned from several big name trainers we’ve grown together and started our own training team. Together our knowledge is very broad and look to conquer many more great accomplishments as a team. 

How to Handle Horse Colic

Colic info

**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!*

Long term effects of heatstroke in dogs

Long term effects of heatstroke in dogs

Heatstroke in dogs can happen when their body temperature reaches higher than 104 degrees. If you see your dog excessively panting, drooling, having mild confusion- they may have heatstroke. 

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. 

Dehydration in Dogs: The Breakdown

Corgi Drinking Water

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.