Equine Nutrition Supplements: About Equi-Force
In response to demand from her clients, Dr. Amy M. Gill, an equine nutrition consultant has developed a line of proprietary nutritional supplements called EQUI-FORCE™ which are formulated to promote optimum health and performance in equine athletes.
Dr. Gill feels, “Today’s performance horses are being pushed for fast growth and intense levels of exercise at early ages. As a result, many developmental, metabolic, immune and exercise related disorders have evolved. These products were developed to aid and promote healthy bone growth, optimum exercise performance, strong immunity and balanced metabolism.”
About – Dr. Amy Gill – Founder, Equi-Force
Dr. Amy M. Gill completed high school in Chappaqua, New York and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Maryland. Following that, she conducted her graduate studies at the University of Kentucky, receiving a Master of Science degree in Equine Nutrition and a Doctorate in Equine Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Prior to completing the requirements for her doctoral degree, Dr. Gill spent many years breaking and galloping racehorses and working on the racetrack as an equine physical therapist. Dr. Gill also was owner/manager of Amber Lane Farm, Inc. in Versailles KY. The farm services included breeding, foaling, breaking, sales preparation and representation and rehabilitation.
Broad Equine Experience
As a consultant, Dr. Gill has worked extensively with several feed manufacturers including Alltech, Inc., Triple Crown Nutrition, Cavalor, Hallway Feeds, Southern States Cooperative, Renaissance Nutrition, Milestone Equine, Western Hay and Cargill Animal Nutrition (Nutrena, Agway) and most recently serves as field nutritionist for Tribute Feeds. Her services include writing technical bulletins and articles, presenting educational seminars and performing on site farm consultations.
Dr. Gill produced a TV show series with Cargill Animal Nutrition for the satellite channel RFD-TV, writing the copy for and featuring in several of the episodes. The show focused on several key issues involving the feeding and management of all types of horses.
Valued Nutrition Consultant
Staying involved with many large breeding farms and performance horse stables, providing consultation on nutrition and exercise programs keeps nutrition needs current. Some of Dr Gill’s clients include:
|Todd Pletcher Racing||Nick Zito Racing|
|Michelle Nihei Racing||Anthony Dutrow Racing|
|Michael Stidham Racing||Mark Hennig Racing|
|James Bond Racing||John C. Kimmel Racing|
|Glencrest Farm||Siena Farm|
|Hill N Dale Farm||Eutrophia Farm|
|Gulf Coast Farm||Harris Farms|
|Silver Oaks Farm||Sunday Morning Thoroughbreds|
|Woodstock Farm||Ashleigh Stud|
Specializing in growth, metabolic, immune and exercise related disorders in the horse, Dr. Gill has authored numerous articles regarding these subjects for publications such as The Backstretch, The Whole Horse Journal, The Horse, The Holistic Horse, TrailBlazer and the Thoroughbred Times.
In 2005, Dr. Gill began to research the use of a biologically available source of silicon that increases mineralization in bone and collagen content in bone and connective tissue in horses of all ages. Now marketed as Osteo-Sil™, this extraordinary mineral supplement is the leading non-pharmacological treatment by many leading veterinarians for bone and soft tissue disorders and injuries. Dr. Gill primary focus is formulating supplements to augment healthy bone growth and repair, correct metabolic disorders, and alleviate symptoms associated with rigorous training regimes.
In 2006, Dr. Gill developed a proprietary line of targeted nutrient therapies called EQUI-FORCE™ Equine Products, LLC. These products were formulated with the goal of helping to alleviate clinical symptoms associated with developmental orthopedic disorders, assist in the repair of damaged or abnormal bone and soft tissue, correct metabolic imbalances, improve tolerance to exercise and prevent muscle myopathies in the performance horse.
Contact Dr. Gill for your Group or Farm
Dr Gill is available for consultation and can be reached at [email protected] or 859-229-2447