What is MMS and why is my mare behaving this way?

Has “Moody Mare Syndrome” (MMS) sprung in your mare? Owning a mare often involves a rollercoaster of emotions – for both the mare and the owner! A mare’s mood swings are typically accompanied by irritability, muscular tension, erratic behaviour patterns and a generally uncooperative attitude. This quintessential ‘mare-ish’ behaviour can cause disruptions to training and…

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Is your horses’ electrolyte worth its salt?

How to shop smart to effectively replace what is lost in sweat for your horse, all year round! There are many commercial electrolyte replacers available on the market. Electrolyte supplements are designed to replenish sodium, chloride, potassium and magnesium lost in sweat as a result of exercise. So, how do you know which product to…

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Update your on farm spring deworming strategy in 2020

Should ALL horses be dewormed in spring? Spring is here and the change in seasonal conditions means we need to start thinking about deworming 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 dewormed? It now…

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BetaMARE is finally here to help her keep the balance. Naturally!

BetaMARE is finally here and we are excited! So, what is BetaMARE and how will it help? We’re glad you asked! Kelato’s BetaMARE is a concentrated, standardised chasteberry extract supplement that supports normal balanced behaviour in moody mares to help her keep the balance. Naturally! Chasteberry has a long traditional history of use to help…

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Strategies to combat ESGD and EGGD with A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes

Leading equine veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes’ BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD research has primarily focused on Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) with an interest in nutraceutical strategies to help combat the disease. The promising results of Ben’s research are what gives him confidence in recommending GastroAID Recovery. “We were able to show…

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The Hindgut and Dysbiosis with A / Prof Dr Ben Sykes

Join leading equine veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD and Natalie Hackl Technical Manager & Nutritionist BAnVetBioSc (Hons), BEqSt as we explore the Hindgut and Dysbiosis in this final exclusive webinar in our series on Equine Digestive Health and Disease. ⭐️This is simply a must for all horse owners⭐️…

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Does my horse need to be dewormed in winter?

Deworming recommendations have changed A LOT over the past few years. We all used to follow an interval-based approach of deworming our horses every six to eight weeks or, for some, timing it with when the farrier came out. The problem with this approach is overuse of deworming (anthelmintic) drugs has led to widespread resistance….

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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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Equine Glandular Gastric Disease and why you might not have heard of it before?

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is common terminology that most veterinarians and horse owners are all too familiar with. The term has been around for the past 20 years and was originally coined by a panel of experts in the field at a time when vets and horse owners were just starting to learn about…

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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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Feeding for strength

Feeding for Strength

Feeding for Strength – Why you Need Supplements for Power, Strength and Topline Does your horse need body strength? Leg strength? Energy? Power? Read on to see how your horse can benefit from supplemented chelated minerals. Want body and leg strength? In order to gain strength and muscle, your horse needs to have an adequate…

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