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 40% of leisure horses, 60% competition horses and 90% of racehorses have gastric discomfort due to stomach ulcers.
Each intake provides approximately six hours of activity.
- Neutralises excess acid
- Soothes the gastric lining
- May also help crib biters and wind suckers
(conditions associated with excess gastric acid)
- Stomach pain resulting in;
- Erratic behaviour
- Stable vices
- Irregular feeding
- Tooth grinding
- Weight loss
|Crude Oils & Fats||<0.5%|
How and when to use
|Initial Administration:||Foals: 15 g level scoop per feed 3 times daily||Adult Horse: 30 g per feed 3 times daily|
Maintenance: After approximately 30 days volume can be reduced to a maintenance level, usually half initial intake.
|Initial Administration:||One syringe is to be given every six hours. The gel may be used for immediate relief.|
Usage Notes: 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.
Packs & Sizes
|Product Name||Size||Included Measuring Device|
|GastroCare Gastric||2×60 ml gel||N/A|
|1.8 kg powder||N/A|
|3 kg powder||N/A|