Turmeric for Horses

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Doug English has been using turmeric for several years to help treat his animal patients and has seen many successes with turmeric for horses.

Turmeric has had positive results for:

  • allergic dermatitis
  • atopy
  • Queensland Itch in horses
  • arthritis
  • irritant bowel disease
  • increased athletic ability racehorses (turmeric is classified as a food and does not swab)
  • general health overall.

 

Horses accept turmeric well. To greatly increase the metabolic effect (the absorption of turmeric into your body) add a dash of cracked pepper and some oil like olive, coconut, or linseed (these are the best oils because they are higher in omega 3 oils and have less omega 6 components which tend to increase inflammation). For more info Click HERE: 3 Basic Ingredients.

Anyone sceptical that their horse would consume a curry-flavoured feed can take comfort from a study which investigated flavour preferences in horses.  Turmeric was accepted by all horses in the study (although fenugreek won out as the favourite flavour). To feed turmeric to your horse click HERE for more details.

Read about some of our community’s successes with turmeric for horses HERE. Don’t forget to SIGN UP below to our Turmeric Life community and learn more about turmeric for horses.