Update your on farm Spring worming strategy in 2020

Should ALL horses be wormed in Spring? Spring is here and the change in seasonal conditions means we need to start thinking about worming our horses again. Rapidly growing pasture and warm, moist conditions provide an ideal environment for strongyles to start laying eggs. So, does this mean all horses should be wormed? It now…

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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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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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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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Musk Creek’s secret formula for yearling sale success is out!

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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Rivercrest Park Stud swears by GastroAID Everyday!

[pdf-embedder url=”https://www.kelato.com.au/wp-content/uploads/C1L5P0-KEL0209-GastroAID-Everyday-Testimonial_3mmBleedNoTrims.pdf” title=”C1L5P0 KEL0209 – GastroAID Everyday Testimonial_3mmBleedNoTrims”] Rivercrest Park Stud has been using Kelato’s GastroAID Everydayfor several months now and found that it can be used as a tool in maintaining a good digestive system in all ages of the Thoroughbred….

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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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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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Part Two “The stress factors for Horse Digestion” with Dr Leanne Begg BVSc DipVetClinStud MS MACVSc Dip ACVIM

Managing the Equine Gut for Optimal Health and Performance: PART TWO. In this episode “The stress factors for Horse Digestion” Dr Begg takes us into some of the factors that can lead to inflammation, ulceration and what can leave the horses stomach vulnerable to acid exposure. When it comes to the gut health of your…

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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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As they say at Peter Lock Racing in New Zealand, “Prevention is much better than cure!”

“Some people believe that icing and or poulticing a horses legs is only needed when there is an injury but as my vet reminds me, PREVENTING damage from heat and exercise is much easier, cheaper, and less heartbreaking than TREATING damage from an injury.” This is what we do around the stables at Peter Lock…

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