Did you know that Gastric Ulcers are one of the most common issues that equine vets deal with every day? They are caused by an unnatural build-up of stomach acid which damages the stomach lining and they don’t always show up upon scoping. It’s not just racehorses who are prone to ulcers, between 50… [Read More]
Travelling long distances with performance horses can be stressful, expensive and can impact heavily on their health and wellbeing. Imagine arriving at your destination and discovering that your horse is unfit to compete! Thankfully there are ways to minimise the negative effects of lengthy journeys, you just need to know how. Carsten and Fiona Graetz… [Read More]
Kelato Animal Health in partnership with EquiFest, Australia’s Festival of Equestrian is proud to announce an exclusive guest appearance by elite Grand Prix Dressage Friesian, Django of Cacharel. Visitors to EquiFest on Saturday April 1st will have the wonderful opportunity to experience a meet and greet with this special stallion who has delighted dressage crowds… [Read More]
The terms “free radicals” and “antioxidants” have become commonplace when discussing equine health and nutrition, but why should we care about them? Well, does your horse eat, breathe, sleep and move around? I’m guessing the answer is – yes! If your horse is engaging in any of the above, then they are undergoing a process… [Read More]
When exercising, the horse’s working muscles generate heat… The body heats up… The horse sweats… Excess heat is then dissipated through evaporative cooling. As simple as that! Right? Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for all horses. Picture this – it’s a typical Summer’s day in Australia. Hot. Humid. Plagues of flies and other bugs. Cicadas… [Read More]
Travelling can be stressful for both horse and owner, but it doesn’t have to be! Here are some general tips on how to reduce travel stress in horses. Some of these suggestions may seem obvious, but they will help to improve your horse’s experience whilst travelling. Train your horse – Before you even think of… [Read More]
Nothing makes the team at Kelato Animal Health so happy as hearing back from customers who’ve had great success with our products, and in the case of Eloise Rocca from Bundanoon, it wasn’t just one product but several! Here is Eloise’s story. At the end of May 2016, we found Robali Royal Salute, aka ‘Snoopy’… [Read More]
We are so excited for Team Kelato rider Tayah Andrew who has swept the board in the Grand Prix Class at Eventing in the Park in Perth, WA! Tayah and Silver Force (Gary) scored Champion, Highest Placed Junior and Highest Placed ‘Off The Track’…and won a car!!! At only 17 years of age, Tayah beat a very… [Read More]
Keeping her horses sound is a number one priority for NSW eventing rider Annabel Cargill. In this video, she talks about her philosophy on horse health, and explains why she trusts SwellDOWN to keep her top eventing horses looking, training and performing their best.
Watch below as Dr. Leanne Begg talks about the causes and symptoms of Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome.