Poll

Omega Additives

Do you actively manage and balance the omega fatty acid ratio your horse consumes?

Yes, I supplement with fats/oils
48%
105
My horse receives sufficient fat from pasture grazing
9%
19
I do not manage my horse's omega fatty acid ratio
34%
74
Other (please specify below)
9%
19

Total votes cast: 217

Comments & Write-in Answers

Supplement with algae

7/16/2012 6:09:20 PM

I use Summit Equine Nutritionist Clair Thunes to develop a completely balanced diet for my horse.

7/16/2012 12:38:08 PM

older horses have CID

7/16/2012 10:41:38 AM

I add Canola oil with omegas & my horses coats are much shorter & shinier than previous winters

7/13/2012 8:00:47 PM

I only manage omega fatty acid on older horses 16+ years if necessary, younger if needed.

7/13/2012 3:22:46 PM

I feed my horses stabilized Flax

7/13/2012 10:49:10 AM

My horse receives a cup of ground flax seeds daily

7/13/2012 12:48:30 AM

ground flax seed

7/12/2012 7:19:03 PM

I give my horses a packaged feed that is low in sugars in addition to feeding Orchard hay.

7/12/2012 5:43:15 PM

feed flax

7/12/2012 3:59:22 PM

Not under normal conditions. If a horse is in need, yes.

7/12/2012 3:21:43 PM

veg oil 2xday

7/11/2012 10:00:28 PM

I use flax seed fresh ground at feeding time.

7/11/2012 6:17:37 PM

OmegaTri oil is the purest !

7/11/2012 6:05:13 PM

Rice bran oil

7/11/2012 10:26:24 AM

My horses are on good pasture 24/7 so I don't think they need supplementation.

7/11/2012 7:17:22 AM

I really know very little about this. I often wonder what Supplments my horse should be getting.

7/11/2012 4:13:35 AM

Smart Pack supplements

7/10/2012 10:38:13 PM

I use a feed that includes fats (Strategy) and occasionally add oils to feed

7/10/2012 9:12:49 PM

It's in the feed I give

7/10/2012 9:09:48 PM

The less I "manage" him, the better he is--I don't know better than Mother Nature.

7/10/2012 9:03:28 PM

supplements

7/10/2012 8:10:51 PM

flax seed

7/10/2012 8:05:40 PM

Supplemental Omega 3 is needed. It's anti inflammatory which is important.

7/10/2012 8:04:05 PM

I use a supplement that contains omega fatty acids.

7/10/2012 7:56:47 PM

I add flax to their grain.

7/10/2012 7:48:58 PM

I use a feed designed with the proper balance

7/10/2012 7:46:18 PM

I feed her ground flax seeds and watch out for feeds high in Omega 6

7/10/2012 6:44:28 PM

In the summer my horses get enough from good pasture, otherwise they get flax and rice oil

7/10/2012 5:38:57 PM

I rely on high quality feeds like triple Crown which are balanced for my horses needs

7/10/2012 5:20:44 PM

I am aware of their need for Omega 3 and thats why I supplement with flax, fish oil and also I use o

7/10/2012 4:22:16 PM

I feed stabilizes ground flax seed

7/10/2012 3:02:48 PM

3 of my horses are maintenance, 1 lt riding, don't feel they need "extras" beyond good hay

7/10/2012 2:13:38 PM

Too easy to feed too much Omega 6

7/10/2012 12:07:38 PM

All the horses get balanced vitamins and minerals daily topdressed on their grain.

7/10/2012 11:09:56 AM

use balanced ground flax supplement

7/10/2012 10:26:52 AM

My 25 yr. old mare gets special supplement for Cushings and IR

7/10/2012 9:17:29 AM

The feed I use has omega fatty acids in it.

7/10/2012 1:30:03 AM