Re: Need for Magnesium ?

Eleanor Kellon, VMD

--- In EquineCushings@..., "sunshine12982000" <ourmagicboy@...> wrote:
As I said, the article made me revisit Sabrina's test results, and >wonder again, since even Dr. Kellon seemed surprised by the readings.

Not surprised. I was pointing out that because the transferrin saturation is not high, the ferritin could be a false positive and related to inflammation or infection, not iron overload.

It's not unusual for horses with a history of chronic laminitis to have problems over the winter. The transition of the ovaries this time of year and into spring also causes problems for some mares.

However, as a start you need to go back to the basics of DDT. If that foundation is not intact, you can't get control. There are no magical supplements that can bypass that base.

We can estimate her hay intake from her weight.

Eleanor in PA
EC Co-owner
Feb 2001

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