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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EGUS Treatment, Prevention and Management.

Watch webinar two with leading Equine Veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD. Session two continues to explore what’s new in Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) with a special focus on treatment, prevention and management. Watch the second in this series of three thought…

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What’s New in EGUS? with A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes

Watch the first in this series of three thought leading webinars that are pioneering the way we think about Equine Digestive Health and Disease with leading Equine Veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD. We have had a huge response to webinar one, What’s New in EGUS? with A/Prof Dr…

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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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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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You might be surprised to hear that the powerhouse of the horse’s digestive system is THE HINDGUT!

Hindgut quick fact update. The hindgut consists of the caecum, large colon, small colon and rectum and houses trillions of microbes (yep, you read that right!) that produce enzymes to breakdown (ferment) plant fibre and provide your horse with energy in the form of volatile fatty acids (VFAs).   Horses are unable to digest fibre…

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Kelato and A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes, partners in changing the landscape of Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome and Equine Glandular Gastric Disease.

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) are subjects that A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes has spent a lot of his time researching and managing as a clinician. In partnering with Kelato Animal Health, he is now changing the way we think, talk about, treat, prevent and manage EGUS in our horses….

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EGUS Treatment, Prevention and Management.

Watch webinar two with leading Equine Veterinarian A/Prof Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM DipECEIM PhD. Session two continues to explore what’s new in Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) with a special focus on treatment, prevention and management. Watch the second in this series of three thought…

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