Maree has Friday (IV) on her mind

More milestones ahead for the extraordinary and inspirational Maree Tomkinson. This time Maree and Friday IV (pictured below) are representing Australia at the Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses in Germany. Maree’s top tips With over two decades of experience on her side and being a celebrated fixture on the Australian dressage scene,…

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GastroAID Recovery a game-changer for King Prez!

“The results are simply stunning. There’s nothing better than having a healthy, glowing, happy horse.” Elizabeth has had a swag of wins and championships with her team of beautiful horses, but one particular win stands out for an unexpected reason. In December last year, Elizabeth and her stunning young hack, Warrawee Impresareeo, bagged Reserve Champion…

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BetaMARE is finally here to help her keep the balance. Naturally!

BetaMARE is finally here and we are excited! So, what is BetaMARE and how will it help? We’re glad you asked! Kelato’s BetaMARE is a concentrated, standardised chasteberry extract supplement that supports normal balanced behaviour in moody mares to help her keep the balance. Naturally! Chasteberry has a long traditional history of use to help…

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PulmonAID is a stayer for Brett Dodson Racing

Brett Dodson Racing talks to us about PulmonAID and why it is a stayer in his stables in Coffs Harbour. Last season the Brett Dodson stable in Coffs Harbour trained 16 winners, with the latest winner being at home at Coffs Harbour on August 6 2020. Brett has also found recent success with PulmonAID and…

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Why Dr Andrea Boland trusts GastroAID

Equine Veterinarian Dr Andrea Boland BSc.BVMS talks to us about how veterinary knowledge of medication meets supplements and making the transition from medication to management in horses with EGUS and EGGD. As a veterinarian, Dr Boland is really happy and confident to be able to recommend GastroAID Recovery and GastroAID Everyday to her clients, both…

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EGUS Treatment, Prevention and Management.

Watch webinar two with leading Equine Veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD. Session two continues to explore what’s new in Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) with a special focus on treatment, prevention and management. Watch the second in this series of three thought…

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Does my horse NEED a supplement?

While we’re all in a varied COVID-19 holding pattern at the moment, we start to re-assess everything. Some of us are continuing to train our horses in preparation for the day we can compete again. Some of us have scaled it right back for the experienced campaigners and brought young horses into work instead. So,…

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Autumn deworming update for EVERY adult horse

It’s recommended to treat EVERY adult horse in late Autumn with an ivermectin-based dewormer. The good news is, Kelato has not one BUT two dewormers in our product range to provide year-round worm control for your horse! Whilst the cooler weather means strongyle egg production decreases, this is the best time to target other types of…

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Inflammatory Airway Disease & Racehorses

To perform at their best, racehorses need a properly functioning respiratory tract to allow oxygen to reach the lungs and fuel their activity. But respiratory issues are among the most common ailments diagnosed in these equine athletes. In particular, inflammatory airway disease (IAD) is an important cause of allergic lower airway disease. What are the…

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The benefits of antioxidants for breeding stallions.

When developing an appropriate feed program for stallions during breeding season it is important to treat each horse as an individual. Various factors such as age, breed, body condition, temperament, breeding frequency and workload should be taken into consideration. The stallion’s diet should meet all of his energy, protein, vitamin and mineral requirements. The physical…

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Top Tips for Topline and Shine Shine Shine!

It doesn’t seem to matter what we do with our horses, whether they are high performance or weekend pony clubbers, we all take pride in their appearance. A glossy coat and good body condition are at the top of the list, but one of our most common desires is to have a horse with good…

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Rosemont Stud’s Gerard Jones on preparations and success strategies for yearling sales in 2020

For those in the know, Rosemont Stud needs no introduction. Rosemont in Victoria is a state-of-the-art farm boasting multi-million-dollar facilities including a magnificent stallion barn, home to household names such as Starcraft and Nostradamus, yearling barns, a vet hospital, beautifully manicured gardens and a glorious period homestead and office. Gerard Jones, operations manager at the…

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Pectin & Lecithin. Here’s what all the fuss is about.

Over the past few years, awareness of the benefits of ‘pectin’ and ‘lecithin’ for maintaining a healthy stomach lining has increased significantly. They’re ingredients you’ve no doubt heard of in relation to digestive supplements but possibly aren’t sure what they do. So, what’s all the fuss about? Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) The high prevalence…

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Before and After Quick Heal

To pick or not to pick?

The painful scabs that form when Greasy Heel strikes do not look or feel great on your horse, but should you pick them off? The answer is yes! The bacteria, fungi and mites that cause the greasy heel most often live underneath these scabs, so until they are removed, the infection is extremely likely to…

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What to do when your horse has inappetence (loss of appetite)

Horses are athletes and just like humans, they are required to maintain top condition in order to perform successfully. In striving to achieve high levels of athletic performance, horses are exposed to a variety of stress factors. Quite often horses in hard training develop stress-induced appetite reduction. As you continue to train your horse’s they…

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Get them right with GastroAID Recovery

“GastroAID Recovery. It’s “the one that’s made such a difference.” When Hong Kong thoroughbreds reach the end of their racing career, caring owners entrust Amy Taylor, owner of International Thoroughbred Retirement (ITR), to prepare them for their next chapter in life. ITR’s mission is to give a retired racehorse not just a new home, but…

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gastroAID Recovery Testimonial Chautauqua

Superstar Chautauqua loves his GastroAID Recovery!

Chautauqua….. Now doesn’t that name conjure memories. The Grey Flash who won over $8.8 million Australian Dollars. 13 wins, 7 places from 32 starts. Six Group 1 wins. The 3rd greatest stakes-earning sprinter in Australian racing history. Famous for his ‘come from behind’ victories. Then in 2018, famous for not wanting to race. His owners,…

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 Is Equine Asthma compromising your horse’s performance?

Traditionally, we’ve known Equine Asthma (EA) better as Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) which is now termed mild to moderate asthma, and Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO) which is now termed severe asthma. A horse suffering from asthma exhibits the same symptoms you expect to see in humans with asthma: coughing, wheezing, and struggling to breathe. If…

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Be Proactive. Not Reactive.

Did you know that low-grade lameness could be indicative of a bigger problem such as Osteoarthritis (OA)? This isn’t very surprising as everyday activity and exercise can contribute to normal wear and tear in the joints. Not just an old age problem…. A typical approach to equine joint care is to commence treatment once a…

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GastroAID Anna and Astro

From Glandular Ulcers to Completely Clear

Astro’s Story What happens when you buy the horse of your dreams and his behaviour changes drastically? Anna MacMillan describes her experience and how she got her super horse Astro back.   The Issue When Anna MacMillan bought her handsome Warmblood Astro 12 months ago, she was thrilled with just how super he was. Not…

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Equine Ulcer Research Group

Tick the box for “alkaline slime” says Dr Ben Sykes

A handy guide for choosing the RIGHT gut supplement for your ulcer prone horse. You have just found out your horse has ulcers and after veterinary treatment, it has been recommended you start feeding a gut health supplement for the management of ulcers. But where do you even begin? The equine market is crowded with…

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Beyond Racing

Off the track Thoroughbreds are in for a treat at Beyond Racing

When three experienced and well-credentialled equestrians decided more could be done to support retired racehorses and make a difference in their lives, Beyond Racing was established in February 2020. Charity directors Lisa North, Lyn Shand and Lou Abey went about setting up a structured way to support more horses in their retirement. With access to…

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Putting the polish on at Platinum Thoroughbreds Victoria

While it is said that presentation is everything, Rene and Sarah from Platinum Thoroughbreds Victoria say that presentation is the final thing. It’s that final polish which attracts the buyer’s eye and helps make the sale. It’s that final polish which makes their glorious stallions – Stryker and Scorpz (pictured) – gleam with health. Once…

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Musk Creek is Powered by ZanoBOLIC!

Watch here as Scott Williamson from the beautiful Musk Creek Farm in Victoria lets us in on their formula for producing yearlings for sales with stunning results. What is ZanoBOLIC? ZanoBOLIC concentrate is a lysine and refined rice bran embryo extract (gamma oryzanol) supplement that aids in the development of lean muscle, topline and improves coat condition….

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gastroAID Recovery Testimonial Chautauqua

Superstar Chautauqua loves his GastroAID Recovery!

Chautauqua….. Now doesn’t that name conjure memories. The Grey Flash who won over $8.8 million Australian Dollars. 13 wins, 7 places from 32 starts. Six Group 1 wins. The 3rd greatest stakes-earning sprinter in Australian racing history. Famous for his ‘come from behind’ victories. Then in 2018, famous for not wanting to race. His owners,…

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Is your horses’ electrolyte worth its salt?

How to shop smart to effectively replace what is lost in sweat for your horse, all year round! There are many commercial electrolyte replacers available on the market. Electrolyte supplements are designed to replenish sodium, chloride, potassium and magnesium lost in sweat as a result of exercise. So, how do you know which product to…

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Maree has Friday (IV) on her mind

More milestones ahead for the extraordinary and inspirational Maree Tomkinson. This time Maree and Friday IV (pictured below) are representing Australia at the Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses in Germany. Maree’s top tips With over two decades of experience on her side and being a celebrated fixture on the Australian dressage scene,…

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