Insulin Resistance and Cushing's 

Products that are beneficial in controlling and treatment of horses who need to avoid starch and sugars

Spotlight on Equine Nutrition Series

Offers three books that relate to insulin resistance


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MicroBiome Support

by Equi-Force

Equine Colonic Stabilization

Sodium Butyrate

Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid naturally derived from fiber fermentation in the intestine of the horse. Supplemental Sodium Butyrate has been shown to help prevent inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis and diarrhea. It is also beneficial in the following areas:

  • Reduce acute inflammatory response of the gut lining
  • Improve insulin sensitivity
  • Positively influence the composition of the gut microbiota

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TWO Turmeric-containing NEW Supplements:

1. Turmericle - by Stance Equine. Contains Turmeric, PowerStance (powdered coconut oil) and Resveratrol for inflammation.  Click here for more information...

2. TurmeriGOLD - by Peak Performance Nutrients - Contains concentrated curcumin along with omega 3s from flax. Click here for more information...

Chock Full'a Chia Biscuits 

Offer Chia in a highly palatable biscuit that is excellent for a treat, or for supplementing chia seeds. Low in Sugar and Starch. Are high in omega 3s which support hoof health as well as protect against endocrine-related laminitis. "Sea Biscuits" are especially good for horses with challenges to their immune system such as allergic reactions and those with Cushing's disease -- contain spirulina and Manuka honey for a healthy immune response. And NEW - Prickly Pearadise - amazing impact on reducing insulin resistance!

An excellent source of Omega 3s to reduce inflammation, lower insulin resistance, protect immune function, ease skin and hoof problems, and make your horse shine with health! Chia seeds are also high in water soluble fiber, creating a soothing gel inside the digestive tract.

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CurOst EQ Meta-Support

The proven powers of concentrated Blueberry, Bilberry, Noni fruit, Apple peel, Poria cocos, Astragalus and Amla to help promote healthy sugar metabolism and insulin function, while supporting a healthy inflammatory response and improved cellular function through natural antioxidant support.

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   Equipockets Pill Pouches (from Beet-e-Bites)! 

Equipockets are the delicious way to give your horse medication. They are tested at Equi-Analytical Laboratories and are under 10% ESC and Starch, which are the recommendations from veterinarians for horses with Insulin Resistance, Cushing�s disease, PSSM, and Equine Metabolic Syndrome.

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Profile - Omega 3 Concentrate

Horsetech's Profile provides an extra boost of DHA without the use of fish oil! Instead, they use Algal Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) on a base of food-grade flax and chia seeds! 

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Camelina Oil
from WildGold

Besides being essential to your horse's diet, the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in Wild Gold Camelina OIl have been shown to positively impact cell membrane response to trauma and infection as well as reducing inflammation. 


by Equi-Force

Concentrated Insulin Resistance Support

High in magnesium, chromium, lipoic acid, L-Carnitine, vitamins E and C, with moderate selenium. Also excellent source of cinnamon. 

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Algae to Omega

by Equi-Force

High-DHA Algae

Contains 17% DHA, a potent anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid. DHA lowers insulin resistance and reduces inflammation better than alpha linolenic acid typically derived from ground flax or chia seeds.

Versatile, easy to use, high quality slow feeding hay bag that is designed for use on the ground, allowing your horse to eat in a natural grazing position and encourage movement.  Proudly made in the USA.  


Healthy and Safe Slow Feeding System

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 Freedom Feeder

Freedom Feeder is the original slow feed hay net in the USA which creates a feeding system. Freedom Feeder allows your horses to have the closest thing to pasture in an environment which is void of regular pasture. It helps horses live happier, healthier lives by allowing horses to graze in a natural fashion by providing forage 24/7.

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Natural Grazing Slow Feeder/Soaker

Porta-Grazer� Prevents & Treats many ailments:

  • Sand colic
  • Impaction colic
  • Laminitis
  • Insulin resistance
  • COPD
  • TMJ
  • Choke
  • Bad stall habits
  • Conformation - back, hock, neck issues
  • Stress related disorders


Provides high levels of magnesium combined with chromium (yeast) and Gymnema sylvestre to help support healthy blood sugar levels.


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Balance EQ

For the nutritional support of Cushing's horses. Provides amino-acids to stop the muscle wasting, herbs and anti-oxidants. Contains chasteberry, cinnamon, and more.


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Research has shown that it not only helps prevent sand colic, but psyllium lowers blood glucose and insulin levels, making it an important component for the insulin resistant horse's diet. 

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Low NSC - Natural ingredients

Insulin Resistant horses can enjoy these delicious cookies, designed for all horses, especially the:

� Insulin Resistant, Diabetic, Laminitic or Cushingoid Horse; 
� Large breeds that are prone toward polysaccharide disorders (EPSM); or

� Simply and Most Importantly -- Your Best Friend!

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D-Carb Balance

Specifically formulated for horses predisposed to:

--  Insulin Resistance

--  Laminitis

-- Glucose Intolerance

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Foxden Flex IR

Joint protectant an antioxidant mix for horses who are cushingoid or insulin resistant, without glucosamine. A mix of herbs, antioxidants, amino acids, MSM, and hyaluronic acid

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Quiessence is a Magnesium(Mg) based feed supplement. 

Horses who may benefit from the feed supplement Quiessence:

  • Horses with dietary concerns such as obesity or laminitic predispositions
  • Horses prone to or at risk of founder
  • Horses prone to cresty necks
  • Nervous, high-strung horses
  • Horses with neurological conditions such as EPM
  • Horses with attention-deficit tendencies 

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Some of the reported benefits in the appearance and disposition of the horse are:

  • Improved coat and hair appearance
  • Improved hoof condition
  • Decreased nervousness

Omega 3 Fatty Acids from Flaxseed show Promise in Treating:

  • Thrombotic diseases, dyslipidemia, and cardia arrhythmia
  • Allergic dermatitis
  • Chronic arthritis
  • Chronic inflammation and small airway disease in young racehorses
  • Enteritis or colitis induced by bacteria, parasites, or drugs
  • Clinical endotoxemia
  • Neural development of foals

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Contact Information:
Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.
Getty Equine Nutrition, LLC
12608 Lignite Drive
Denton, TX 76207
Phone: 940-272-0001