Digestive Health

Digestive Health

Modern equine management practices have resulted in horses being exposed to situations vastly different to those in which they evolved, including solitary stall confinement, limited grazing, grain as an energy source, and meal feeding.

These environments and management practices, although convenient to caretakers, are sometimes not optimal for a horse’s health and performance. One debilitating condition influenced by modern horse management is ulceration of both the stomach and colon.

Nearly 90% of performance horses may suffer from gastric ulcers and some researchers have found that many horses also have colonic ulceration as well which can be a cause of colic and weight loss.

Common problems associated with the equine digestive tract include inappetence, colic, gastric ulcers, hindgut acidosis, excess gas production, and loose manure.

Which Solution Is Right for Your Horse?

Photo of a chestnut horse eating in a stall with the benefits of KER Digestive supplements highlighted. EquiShure is a hindgut buffer; Neigh-Lox is an antiacid and coating supplement; and Triacton provides bone support, gastric pH support, and a hindgut buffer.
EquiShure Product Image

EquiShure® Time-released hindgut balancer. EquiShure promotes normal digestive function by aiding in the maintenance of an optimal hindgut environment and is designed for horses suspected of suffering from or that are at risk of developing hindgut acidosis.

Neigh-Lox Product Image

Neigh-Lox® Antacid and coating supplement for horses at risk of gastric ulcers. Prolonged exposure of the stomach to gastric acid can cause damage to the stomach lining, resulting in a painful condition for the horse. Neigh-Lox contains a combination of rapidly acting antacids.

Triacton Product Image

Triacton® Bone and digestive health support. Triacton is a research-proven, triple-action supplement designed to improve bone density and support digestive health in horses.

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