The Triple Threat Behind Vitalize Alimend

Gastric health is all the rage in the world of equine nutrition today. Why is everyone so obsessed with this niche segment? Because nearly 90% of all performance horses suffer from gastric ulcers. When good management practices just don’t work, you need a gastric health supplement to keep your horse’s stomach healthy and protected. Most gastric health […]

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Amaferm: What it is and Why Your Horse Needs

You probably have heard of probiotics before, but did you know there is another class of gut health promoters called prebiotics? While probiotics add living microbes into the gut, prebiotics work as fuel for the microbes that are already inside the gut. Amaferm® is BioZyme®’s proprietary prebiotic, manufactured from the precise fermentation of an organism […]

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Hindgut Fermentation 101

Horses are hindgut fermenters. What does this mean, exactly? To most, this simply means the fecal matter you clean up comes packaged in nice little balls. But it is a bit more complex than that. Let’s dive into the details of hindgut fermentation so you can better understand and improve your horse’s digestive health. What is Hindgut Fermentation?  Rhinos, rabbits, some […]

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Understanding the Equine Digestive System

The horse’s digestive system can be divided into two main sections – the foregut and the hindgut – both which are specifically designed for the horse to graze for the majority of each day. Let’s take an in-depth look at each portion and their overall role in providing nutrients to the horse. The Foregut: Stomach […]

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