Equine America Uls-Gard Pellets
Equine America Uls-Gard Pellets (Formerly known as Ulcer Gard) is a calcium based supplement containing neutralising alkaline agents to gently soothe and coat the stomach lining, making it ideal for horses under stress, on high grain diets or that have a sensitive stomachs.
Over the years the lifestyle of a domestic horse, whether used for leisure or competition, creates the conditions which very frequently lead to poor gastric health, including damage to the stomach lining.
To support the gastric health of all types of horses and ponies, Uls-Gard has been developed as an affordable supplement which can be fed continually to achieve healthy performance in the gut by coating & soothing the gut wall.
Tell Tale Signs of Ulcers include a horse with dull poor conditioned coat. A noticeable mood change, becoming irritable, especially at times of feeding. A sudden loss of weight and condition. Yawning and gulping excessively, Windsucking. People believe that the horse is trying to neutralise, acidity and pain in the gut. The horse becomes uncomfortable when the girth is tightened up. Also be on the look out for loose droppings.
How does it work?
Uls-Gard works in four ways. By neutralising acid in the gut with effective anti-acids. Soothing and coating the gut lining, which will protect the digestive system from strong stomach acids used to break down the food. It will heal any underlying ulcers and help to firm up droppings.
Sizes Available 3kg (33 day supply at maintenance) Also available in Uls-Gard Liquid.