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Hindgut Ulcers, Fact or Fake News?

As we continue to become more aware of horse gut health, the topic of “hindgut ulcers” is frequently raised. The horse’s stomach can develop ulcers, so does this mean their colon can as well? First, let’s take a look at what the hindgut is and what it does… The horse’s hindgut comprises the caecum, large…

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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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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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Romsey Park have The #ZanoBOLIC Effect

“When you’re after a beautiful topline and a coat that will set you apart from the rest in the show ring, Romsey Park highly recommends using ZanoBOLIC Concentrate.” Greg Mickan of Romsey Park.   Total Fashionista (pictured) owned by Georgie Kellock stepped out in style at the 2020 BARASTOC HORSE OF THE YEAR bagging Champion…

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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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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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