Strategically Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

What does an ulcer-prone horse look like? The first thing that comes to mind is the racehorse. He or she is young, travels often, runs its heart out and is fed massive amounts of feed in one day from the very beginning. This assumption is correct, since racehorses have the highest rate of ulcers at […]

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Leaky Gut Syndrome in Horses

Nearly 70% of an animal’s immune cells live in the gut. It is no wonder why when the horse’s gastrointestinal tract is compromised, equine health is as well. Let’s dig a bit deeper into one problem that causes a chain reaction of bad events in horses: Leaky Gut Syndrome. What is Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS)? […]

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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 […]

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Cribbing and Ulcers: Is there a correlation?

“Don’t let him near my horse,” is a common response one might get if they say their horse is a cribber. Why? Because it is a common thought in the industry that the act of cribbing is a learned behavior. Is this correct? Maybe… but there could be a physiological reason behind the act that […]

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