Camelina oil - iIs it safe for PPID/IR horses?


Vicky Canuso
 


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Vicky E, Canuso

member - 2017

Location - New York/Florida


 

Hi Vicky,
I suppose it’s ‘safe’ in small amounts but I don’t know of any reason to feed it.  It’s fatty acid omega 6:3 ratio is upside down compared to what is helpful for them.  Flax oil gives the horse a supplement with a ratio closer to that of grass, the reason we recommend it.
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Martha in Vermont
ECIR Group Primary Response
July 2012 
 
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Sherry Morse
 

As per Dr. Kellon - no, it's not. https://ecir.groups.io/g/main/message/258901.  You can do a search on the archives and find more information if you need to.