Benegest® PRO Facts

A blend of fructo-, mannan- oligosaccharides (FOS & MOS) and beta linked complex carbohydrates (seaweed, pectins and agar) to support beneficial microbe activity along the length of the gastro-intestinal tract. Prebiotic activity improves the production of butyrate from fibre fermentation, which helps power the cells of the gut wall and the proliferation of colonocytes in …

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Serenus Facts

Valerian The first references to valerian go back many centuries, but it wasn’t until the 18th century that this medicinal plant was firmly established in its use for humans and animals, as a sedative and treatment for nervous disorders. Some of the oldest pharmacy bottles containing valerian had dosing instructions for humans and horses on …

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Mash Facts

Feeding a Healthy Mash For years, horse owners and show barns have fed bran mashes, once a week, before a long trip or after a change in the weather, thinking they were treating their horse to a healthy warm meal. More and more horse owners are educating themselves as to better nutrition for their horses …

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Manuka Plus Facts

A Papaya a Day Keeps the Ulcers Away by Madalyn Ward, DVM Since digestive health plays such an important role in our horses’ health and happiness, and since we’ve focused so much on ulcers recently, in this article I’m offering a highly educational article by Gillian Clissold on beneficial properties of papaya on digestion. Enjoy! …

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Immuzim Facts

Echinacea Three indigenous varieties of Echinacea have been used medicinally for centuries on the North American continent, with widespread use in the Native American cultures for the care and healing of their people and horses. They are also now widely grown and used all over the world. The current technology and more than 350 research …

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Fibre-Beet® Facts

Fibre-Beet What is Fibre-Beet and how does it work?Increasingly the nutrition of the horse is becoming more widely understood and accepted, and the benefits of maximising fibre intake have been well received. More high fibre mixes are being produced to help optimise the utilisation of forage and there is now a comprehensive range of possibilities …

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BTB Hoof Facts

Hawthorn European veterinary medicine has utilized hawthorn for many decades for its beneficial action on blood flow, blood pressure and heart rate. It may improve blood flow through the coronary arteries supplying the heart, improves the contractions of the heart muscle to increase efficiency in pumping blood out to the body and, most importantly, for …

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Speedi Beet® Facts

Speedi-Beet vs. Beet Pulp Speedi-Beet is beet pulp reinvented, essentially it has gone through a process forcing the fibres apart and extracting 95% of the sugars, making it a much healthier product for horses. Speedi-Beet is 95% sugar-free and soaks in 10 minutes or less, an advantage for barn management, yielding 3-5 times more product …

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BTB Plus Facts

Devil’s Claw Devil’s Claw is sourced from Southeast Africa. The root of this plant has the most therapeutic value. Devil’s claw has been used as a reliable anti-inflammatory and analgesic for centuries. In the 1960’s French and German scientists continued with long-term research and found conclusively, that the active ingredients in Devil’s claw are just …

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Evitex Facts®

Pituitary Dependent Cushings Disorder Dr. Robert Eustace, BVSc, Cert. EO, Cert. EP, FRCVS Harvey Cushing in 1932 described a fatal syndrome in humans characterised by unusual disposition of fat depots, osteoporosis, immune suppression, generalised weakness, which was associated with basophilic adenoma of the pituitary gland. This syndrome we now know to be due to elevated …

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