Eileeen asks about her horse with Cushings/Diarrhea

Hi Dr. Dan,  I have a 23 year old TWH gelding who has Cushings, and also develops diarrhea beginning in fall and through the winter for the past couple of years. It presents as liquid stool that accompanies gas, though his stool is also frequently not well formed.  He remains wet all down his back legs.  Last year it was better as my vet suggested starting in the fall with Succeed and Fasttrack which are digestive enzymes.  With us heading into fall, would you recommend I forgo this procedure and instead use your Gut Check (and possible Critical Care)?  He is now on your feed program-oats, weight check oil, just add oats, and red cal hi-mag.  

Thanks, Eileen

Definitely add the Gut Check. If he has a cresty neck then the Critical Care supplement. Be sure he has access to Red Cal "free-choice" all the time too. Unless he has the cresty neck, I would just use the regular version of Red Cal instead of the Hi-Mag version.

Thanks for asking Eileen

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