Health

Psyllium, Magnesium Sulfate's Sand Clearing Ability Studied

This is a good time of year to do this as pastures are low & slow growing so a higher incidence of sand intake & worm recycling. Be mindful that Magnesium Sulfate is Epsom Salts & has a dehydrating affect on the horses body so ensure adequate water is available & be a good idea to lighten the workload so not too much sweating if being fed this. Ideally this is good to do a week or so before worming. This is to ensure the gut walls are as clean as possible so your worm treatment can do its job properly.

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