What is Anhidrosis, Part 2: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Hosing Horse

In part one of our Excel Supplements Anhidrosis series, we discussed what anhidrosis is and the causes behind this condition. Now we’re back for part two, where we will delve into how to diagnose, treat, and manage an anhidrotic horse. How to Properly Diagnose Anhidrosis Because there are several other diseases and conditions that can […]

Anhidrosis in Horses

Hosing a Horse

After a hard ride, have you ever noticed your horse not sweating enough? It is 90+ degrees outside and humid; why is he not drenched!? You only found sweat under the saddle pad while his neck lacked any sweat or lather. Over the past couple of weeks, you’ve noticed that your horse is sweating less […]

Betamethasone and Medina Spirit

Bob Baffert 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.

Camelina Sativa Boosts Liver Detox

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.

Women in Equestrian History

Dr. M. Phyllis Lose

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!

Omega-3 in Horses

ProElite Oil promotes coat health and shine.

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.

Tis the season…for body clipping!

Horse being body clipped. Winter coat. Excel Supplements

If you have body clipped in the past, you are familiar with the routine. Before your horse gets clipped, you have to give him a good bath (and possibly ShowSheen him). This will allow your clipper blades to attain a smoother, even cut with less lines. Having a clean horse to body clip also extends the life of your clippers and blades because they are not fighting through caked-in dirt or fungus entangled in your horse’s hair.

Managing Horses in Hot Weather

Spycoast Farms Performance Stables sponsored by Excel Supplements

How to Manage Horses in Hot Weather By: Nicole Mandracchia I grew up in New Jersey, which has its moments of extreme temperatures. Every so often, we will have a summer that has several weeks of extreme heat (90+ degrees) and high humidity. It makes you immediately regret your choice to be outside. The minute […]

Are You Really Ready to Show?

Brown Horse in a Horse Show

Shows must abide new guidelines from US Equestrian, CDC (Center for Disease Control), and the WHO (World Health Organization). In case you haven’t seen the new COVID-19 US Equestrian Guidelines, you can view them here: https://www.usef.org/forms-pubs/5Qx7zDlFvXs/usef-covid-19-rule-modifications

ExcelEQ ProElite™’s Newest Partner—Shine Hoof Oil!

Hoof Shine Article

No Hoof, No Horse! By: Nicole Mandracchia Have you ever heard the saying, “No hoof, no horse?” The definition of that phrase is this: if your horse does not have solid, healthy feet, then your horse is more susceptible to soundness issues and may be unable to perform his job. Does your horse suffer from […]