Are the electrolytes in your pre-mix feed REALLY doing the job?

Did you know? Electrolyte supplements are designed to replace the minerals lost in sweat – sodium, chloride, potassium and magnesium. It’s a particularity hot summer so far and good quality electrolyte supplements are important to replace lost minerals for your #sweatybetty so #shopsmart. Some commercial electrolyte products contain a lot of filler (e.g. glucose) to improve palatability. This…

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GastroHEALTH

GastroHEALTH Ingredients: What, How and WHY THEY WORK!

Natalie explains GastroHEALTH’s ingredients, what they are, what are the live Pre and Pro Biotics in GastroHEALTH, what they do, how they work and how the ingredients combined in GastroHEALTH can benefit total gut health and nutrition in your horse. Kelato Equine Nutritionist and Technical Manager, Natalie Hackl (BAnVetBioSc (Hons), BEqSc) gives us an easy…

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GastroHEALTH GastroAID

GastroHealth and GastroAid Digestive, what’s the difference?

Our horses are individuals with individual health requirements. Making a decision on which Gut Health product will most benefit your horse can be difficult to navigate for horse owners. Kelato Animal Health Equine Nutritionist, Natalie Hackl (BAnVetBioSc (Hons), BEqSc) explains the differences and promotional benefits of GastroAID Digestive and our brand new product GastroHEALTH. Find…

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Pectin & Lecithin – What’s all the fuss about?

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) The high prevalence of gastric ulcers occurring not only in performance horses, but leisure/pleasure horses and those out at pasture, increases the need to identify substances that help promote optimal stomach health. While the drug omeprazole prevails as the most effective treatment for gastric ulcers in horses, there is a…

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Evolve

Autumn Worming

Saying goodbye to summer means we’re leaving the hot, dry weather behind and saying hello to the wetter conditions of autumn. While this will bring some relief for our horses, the change in weather provides an ideal environment for gastrointestinal parasites. Just think, when the grass is growing so will the worms (well, they will…

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Prolong your horse’s athletic career

Daily aches and pains are something every horse (and their owner) experience at some point in their lifetime. However, even low-grade lameness could be indicative of a bigger problem such as Osteoarthritis (OA). OA is a complex, progressive disease that affects a large proportion of the horse population. In fact, studies have shown that more…

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After GastroAID

Understanding Ulcers- Chloe’s Story

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 and…

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Carona Park Show Team

How to travel 7000kms for 3 shows and survive!

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…

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Rain Scald

What is Rain Scald?

Dermatophilus congolensis, more commonly known as Rain Scald, is a bacterial infection found in cows and horses. The bacteria latch onto a carrier horse and activate when the carrier’s skin is exposed to wet weather. Biting and non-biting flies, together with humidity and high moisture, cause infective zoospores to spread from one horse to another….

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Latest Articles

Carona Park Show Team

How to travel 7000kms for 3 shows and survive!

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…

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Kelato Emergency First Aid Kit

Because Accidents Do Happen

Accidents happen, and when they do, you need to be prepared. With this handy kit, there is no need to run around gathering supplies. Simply bring out the kit and treat the injury and get your horse back on track. The Kelato Emergency First Aid Kit is a comprehensive kit that contains all the first…

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After GastroAID

Understanding Ulcers- Chloe’s Story

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 and…

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