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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Aussie farriers recommend BiotinMAX

When you just need biotin, farriers recommend BiotinMAX CONCENTRATE. We ask an awful lot of an animal who walks on his middle toenails. Humans have recognised for centuries that the foundation of a horse’s soundness lies in his hooves. “No hoof, no horse” is about as basic a principle as there is. Without healthy hooves,…

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Probiotics – Is there research to back them up?

There has been a lot of discussion of late as to whether there is research that backs up the use of probiotics in horses. The answer is YES! What is a probiotic? Probiotics are “direct-fed microbials” such as live yeast or bacteria that help maintain or restore the health of the intestinal microbiome. Probiotics impact…

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Protecting your horse from the winter blues

Winter is upon us again and it’s time to protect your horse’s health against the elements. Wet and muddy conditions become a breeding ground for bacteria and your horses will need extra help to stay in good health and performing at their best. A common winter condition is Greasy Heel, a bacterial infection similar to…

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What is MMS and why is my mare behaving this way?

Has “Moody Mare Syndrome” (MMS) sprung in your mare? Owning a mare often involves a rollercoaster of emotions – for both the mare and the owner! A mare’s mood swings are typically accompanied by irritability, muscular tension, erratic behaviour patterns and a generally uncooperative attitude. This quintessential ‘mare-ish’ behaviour can cause disruptions to training and…

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Feel well Perform well. Jason Pateman Racing are feeling it in their horses and seeing it in improved performance.

“In the last 12 months, we have incorporated the inclusion of Kelato products in our racing endeavours. We started using Kelato GastroAID Recovery in Dec 2019. We noticed an immediate difference in the horses in our care. Their appetites improved, feed absorption rates were more apparent and their general health improved. We pride ourselves on…

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Win the Ultimate Kelato Summer Pack

Summer is here and so is your chance to WIN one of two Ultimate Kelato Summer Packs (valued at over $180 RRP each). Complete your entry form below to be in it to win it! What’s in the packs? ☀️ AminoGLOSS 1L – beautifies, shines and conditions for a glossy coat that smells amazing! ☀️…

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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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Latest Articles

Bushfire Smoke & Equine Respiratory Health

With the devastating bush fires raging across Australia, many of us are concerned about the effects of smoke inhalation on our horses. And for good reason! Smoke consists of a nasty combination of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, soot, hydrocarbons and other organic substances such as nitrogen oxides and trace minerals. While us humans can escape…

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The inside track to peak performance

No matter what part our horse plays in our life – our hobby, passion or career – we all want to see them as healthy, happy and performing at their peak. And since you know your horse better than anyone, when something is wrong, you’re usually the first to sense it. Healthy gut. Happy horse….

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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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