News » horse probitics

The worries of Colic!

Aug 17, 2017

All horse owners are anxious about their equines becoming ill, and colic is one of the most troubling conditions for anyone that cares for horses and ponies. Colic, defined as abdominal pain, affects between four and ten percent of horses during their lifetime. It is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition, according to a recent article on ‘Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica’, an open acc...

Why use a Pro Biotic?

May 12, 2017

Offering a balanced diet is essential to every equine’s health and wellbeing; the combination of sufficient and correct exercise plus quality feeding will produce the optimum condition needed for whatever discipline the horses or pony is being asked to do. Nutri-Gut supplement from Scientific Nutritional Products optimises digestive wellbeing and limits the risk of health conditions such as str...

Supporting Digestive Health through our Mild Winter

Jan 07, 2016

The unseasonably warm weather during this winter thus far has seen plenty of mud and rain but a distinct lack of hard frosts leaving many bugs and insects lingering around. This can be a cause for concern as parasites can be easily ingested by the horse or pony whilst grazing impacting on the health of the digestive system. Whilst we horse owners can't control the weather, alongside an organis...

Benefits of Pre and ProBiotics

Nov 12, 2015

Many horse owners are keen to find out more about the benefits of giving microbial supplements, such as probiotics and prebiotics. Essentially, the equine hindgut contains billions of fibre-fermenting bacteria that create an energy source and maintain digestive health. Fibre-digesting bacteria are the ‘good bugs’ and are essential for digestive efficiency. Bad bugs may cause pathologies if they...

Keeping Calm on Show Days!

Jul 09, 2015

A show or event atmosphere can often prove a stressful environment for our horses and ponies bringing them new surroundings, sights and smells and more pressure under saddle. Keeping your equine calm at competitions is not only essential for your safety but limiting stress for both you and your horse is highly beneficial for health, wellbeing and to ensure the partnership deliver the best resul...

You have successfuly been added to our mailing list