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Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle for Horses

Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle for Horses Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle for Horses Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle for Horses
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  • Dried » 500g Tub £10.99
  • Dried » 2.5kg Bag £27.49
  • Dried » 5kg Bag £50.99

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Description

Created by renowned equine brand Dodson & Horrell, this product uses various herbal extracts known for their proven beneficial effects on the liver. A nutritional and palatable supplement that has been used for over 2000 years as support for various health concerns.

Please note: The dried Milk Thistle may be supplied either in a bag or a tub. If this is a problem, please let us know when ordering.

Benefits

  • An ancient herb with a variety of uses
  • Nutritional support for healthy liver function
  • Available as a dried herb or liquid

Feeding Guidelines

Ponies & smaller horses:

  • 2 scoops per day (dried)
  • 15ml per day (liquid)

Larger horses:

  • 2.5 scoops per day (dried)
  • 30ml per day (liquid)

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Email: [email protected]

All prices include VAT where applicable.

Reviews (15)

Summary of Reviews for Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle for Horses

Overall 5
Effectiveness
Ease Of Use
Value For Money
Absence Of Side Effects
15 out of 15 (100%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (13 reviews)
4 stars (2 reviews)
3 stars (0 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (0 reviews)

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45 Palatable
Verified Purchase

By on 3 November 2019

I've only just started using milk thistle, but it seems palatable as sometimes the ponies turn their noses up at just a small amount in their feed! Iam giving this to my 16yr old to support her liver and my 7yr old laminic as I read that milk thistle supports the digestion as well as liver and can be useful in laminic ponies

Customer recommends this product

55 Quality product
Verified Purchase

By on 12 November 2018

Really pleased with this product, I use it to help protect my mares liver function as she’s in a field with oak trees. Very palatable for her.

Customer recommends this product

55 Great product
Verified Purchase

By on 15 August 2018

Just bought my second sack of this - the help line at D and H and team at viovet were brilliant helping me decide what to give the pony - this teams up with other herbs as we try to get him back into work at the age of 20 Fingers Crossed!

Customer recommends this product

55 Milk thistle to help the liver
Verified Purchase

By on 6 May 2018

My horse had a liver problem so I started to feed milk thistle. 3 months later no sign of liver problem in his blood test. I took a few other actions like moving him from iron heavy land and finding feed without added iron so not saying milk thistle was the definite cure but I will always feed it now

Customer recommends this product

55 Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle
Verified Purchase

By on 22 April 2018

Have been using milk thistle herb flakes since my horse diagnosed with liver disease a year ago. The flakes mix well with his chaff & vitamin E powder so he does actually eat it all unlike when he was having a liquid milk thistle liver tonic & wouldn't eat it.

Customer recommends this product

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Dodson & Horrell Milk Thistle for Horses, including answers from our team.

20 June 2016 at 2:12pm

Detox

Olivia Holmes

  • VioVet customer since 2016
  • From: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Can this be used short term as a liver detox

  • VioVet Staff

It is perfectly acceptable to give this for a limited period of time and it might help to help the liver to recover from any issues affecting it at the moment. There is quite a lot of scientific research which suggests that Milk Thistle (or extracted silymarin) can help with a variety of liver conditions.

12 February 2016 at 10:35pm

Contraindications

Laura Chivers

  • VioVet customer since 2014
  • From: Devon, United Kingdom

Will this have any contraindications for my rabbit given with metacam or depocillin injectable penicillin ?

  • VioVet Staff

Small amounts of this should be perfectly OK for your rabbit, but feeding large quantities is stepping into the unknown (although it probably would be fine). The penicillin can cause trouble sometimes even if given by injection and the Metacam is usually safe, but that too can cause trouble on occasions (especially for dehydrated individuals). Nothing which is genuinely effective will always be completely safe, that is just how things are. Your own vet should be able to advise you on all of this, taking into account your own individual rabbit.

1 November 2015 at 9:18am

How pure is the product?

Tanya Sanders

  • VioVet customer since 2012
  • From: West Midlands, United Kingdom

I am currently comparing your product to Equimins and was wondering why your dosage is a lot more?

  • VioVet Staff

We are a retailer and not the manufacturer. We have to follow the guidelines produced by the manufacturers. Feeding guidelines and quantities are based on the experience and knowledge of each manufacturer. Sometimes there are differences in the way they collect, sort and process the herbal ingredients, as well as differing views on the best amount to give for optimal effect. These are not licensed medicines and so thorough scientific evaluation and testing will not be the same as a licensed, pharmaceutical product. You can of course contact Dodson and Horrell directly. I would say that it is difficult to compare different products when they are not licensed because they are not standardised. I would just advise that you follow the advice of the manufacturer of the product you are using.

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