PulmonAID is a stayer for Brett Dodson Racing

Brett Dodson Racing talks to us about PulmonAID and why it is a stayer in his stables in Coffs Harbour. Last season the Brett Dodson stable in Coffs Harbour trained 16 winners, with the latest winner being at home at Coffs Harbour on August 6 2020. Brett has also found recent success with PulmonAID and…

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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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Cashed up, calmed down

Pekaras Cashed Up Cowboy aka “Cash” was a ‘cool, calm, collected dude to break in and train.’ For owners Caron and Ellie Granger, it was clear from the start he had a real sense of maturity with roping and barrel racing – at home and at jackpots. But the crowds and crackling microphone at rodeos…

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Autumn deworming update for EVERY adult horse

It’s recommended to treat EVERY adult horse in late Autumn with an ivermectin-based dewormer. The good news is, Kelato has not one BUT two dewormers in our product range to provide year-round worm control for your horse! Whilst the cooler weather means strongyle egg production decreases, this is the best time to target other types of…

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Your horse feels better with BetaCALM

We all know what it’s like to have an unfocused horse on our hands – even the simplest task becomes a struggle. Whether it’s loading on the float, performing in the ring or staying settled on the trail, we rely on our horses to be cool and collected for what’s ahead when training, travelling or…

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Hindgut Ulcers, Fact or Fake News?

As we continue to become more aware of horse gut health, the topic of “hindgut ulcers” is frequently raised. The horse’s stomach can develop ulcers, so does this mean their colon can as well? First, let’s take a look at what the hindgut is and what it does… The horse’s hindgut comprises the caecum, large…

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Inflammatory Airway Disease & Racehorses

To perform at their best, racehorses need a properly functioning respiratory tract to allow oxygen to reach the lungs and fuel their activity. But respiratory issues are among the most common ailments diagnosed in these equine athletes. In particular, inflammatory airway disease (IAD) is an important cause of allergic lower airway disease. What are the…

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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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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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What type of hay should I feed my horse?

Aside from pasture, hay is the predominant forage consumed by horses. During certain times of the year, hay may be the only forage available and selecting the right type is an important part of formulating an appropriate diet for your horse. Remember, the general rule of thumb is to provide at least 1.5% of the…

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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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Laminitis and Hindgut Acidosis – what you need to know.

Laminitis is one of the great the arch nemeses of horses and their owners… Laminitis can have debilitating long-term effects as a recurrent or chronic condition and, at worst, necessitates euthanasia of an animal in considerable pain. So, it’s no wonder we’re all scared of it! When discussing laminitis, you may often come across the…

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