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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Equine Gut Health, the veterinary perspective with Dr Leanne Begg (BVSc DipVetClinStud MS MACVSc Dip ACVIM) of Sydney’s REC.

When it comes to the gut health of your horse getting the right advice and help is so important, especially when we suspect the digestive health of our horses is suffering. We turn to people we trust for education and help. We team up with our vets and rightly so!…

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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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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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