John asks about encouraging growth of feather

Hi Dr. Dan,  Do you have any tips for encouraging the growth of feather? Getting ready for a horse show.

John S.

Hi John,

The RED CAL along with the Hoof Check is a good combination for this. Of course as much as the overall feeding program that you can adhere to will benefit also. I'm not where I can check, but seems like I remember seeing an order a few days ago with a couple of the feeding program supplements- which is good and I appreciate it!

So again be sure providing at least Red Cal and I would for sure add Hoof Check for it is more loaded  with specifics for connective tissue growth (mane and hoofs similar structure believe it or not) ..methionine, lysine, biotin, enzymes etc.

Good luck at the show, keep me posted and thanks again!

Dr. Dan

Hoof Check 3 lbs


Hoof Check 3 lbs. 2 months supply. Not just another hoof supplement! Contains Biotin, Silicon, Amino Acids Methionine and Lysine, Chelated, Proteinated, Naturally Sourced Mineral, Vitamin and Direct Fed Microbials


  • Biotin
  • Silicon
  • Amino Acids Methionine and Lysine
  • Chelated, Proteinated, Naturally Sourced Minerals
  • Direct Fed Microbials
  • Vitamins

Horses, Cattle: Top-dress 1/2 scoop daily per 1000lbs of body weight (typical maintenance amount). As a loading dose, for the first month or anytime when special attention is needed, up to 3 scoops daily per 1000 lbs may be given. Each scoop provided equals 1.6 oz.

Sheep, Goats: Top-dress 1/4 scoop daily per head per day (typical maintenance amount for average adult weight). As a loading dose, for the first month or anytime when special attention is needed, up to 1 scoop daily per head per day may be given.

Biotin (min.) 400 mg per lb.
Silicon (min) 150,000 ppm
Viamin E 788 IU per lb.
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Culture 36 Billion CFU per lb.
D-L Methionine 10%
L-Lysine 5%

INGREDIENTS: Montmorillonite, Yeast Culture, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Culture, Microencapsulated Lactobacillis Acidophilus, Bacillus Subtilus Extract, Enterococcus Faecium Fermentation Product, Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Extract, Biotin, D-l Methionine, L-Lysine, Zinc Proteinate, Selenium Yeast Culture, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Ground Dried Grape and Seed Pomace, Vitamin B6 Supplement (as Pyrodoxine), Dried Seaweed Meal Fucaceae, Roughage Products, Mineral Oil, Fenugreek Seed.


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