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GastroCare Gastric Health Supplement for Horses

GastroCare’s unique formula helps to relieve gastric pain and improve appetite


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Gastrocare digestive health supplement for horses

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Gastrocare - stomach health supplement for horsesGastroCare is a scientifically-formulated food supplement designed to have a multi-faceted approach to gastro-intestinal health. Horses are natural grazers and can spend up to 22 hours per day in a field grazing. This causes the continuous production of gastric acid. The constant grazing should produce enough saliva to balance this acid.

When horses are in training,working or travelling and their feeding regime is reduced to two or three feeds per day they do not produce enough saliva, leading to a build up of acid in the gut. It is estimated that over 60% of sport or show horses and 100% of race horses have gastric discomfort due to stomach ulcers.

GastroCare Gastric Horse Supplement helps to neutralise gastric acid. Each intake provides approximately six hours of activity.

GastroCare’s soluble fibres absorb some of the excess acid, while glutamine aids the regeneration of the stomach lining. It’s unique formula helps maintain normal acid levels in the horse’s gut. GastroCare contains natural buffers plus L-Glutamine to help counteract the gastric effects of modern practices.

GastroCare:

  • neutralises excess acid
  • soothes the gastric lining
  • may also help crib biters and wind suckers (conditions associated with excess gastric acid)

Symptoms can include:

Stomach pain resulting in,

Erratic behaviour

Stable vices

Irregular feeding

Tooth grinding

Weight loss

Crude Carbohydrate                40%

Crude Protein                           26%

Crude Oils & Fats                   <0.5%

Crude Fibre                              7%

Crude Ash                                23%

Moisture                                   4%

Feeding Recommendations

Powder     

Initial :  Foals : 15gms level scoop per feed 3 times daily

Adult Horse : 30gms per feed 3 times daily

Maintenance :   After approximately 30 days volume can be reduced to a maintenance level, usually half initial intake

 

Gel

One syringe is to be given every six hours. The gel may be used for immediate relief.

The benefit of the gel is that it can be given without food eg. when travelling or during shows, when extra stress and periods of fasting can exacerbate gastric upset.

GastroCare powder is available in 1.8kg packs, 3kg packs and 20kg packs

GastroCare is also available in a gel. This is supplied in a pack of  2 x 60ml syringes.