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PORTA-GRAZER Australia

Exclusive Australian distributor:

BOORALITE PARK Pty Ltd

 Lot 2, 150 Ellett Road, Pakenham South. Vic 3810

 Fax: (03) 59 426 388 

Research and learning from the experts is a crucial aid in helping to keep your horse fit, healthy and happy.

The digital age has helped make it a quick click away to call up an abudance of articles and expert studies which will assist in learning about a myriad of issues associated with horses.

With help and advice so readily available, there is a lot for the horse owner to digest.

We suggest the following links to stories and studies will provide you with a valuable insight into the health of your equine friend.

 

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Sand Colic Prevention And Cure Foundation Equine Vet blog, Very surprising when testing various products -none work…. What works ??? HAY… Read for yourself!

   Colic- A Hind Gut Issue   How we feed directly impacts the equine digestive system. Horses  require constant supply of forage to keep their digestive systems working properly.

What Causes Colic Colic is not a disease, it is an induced condition.

             Feeding to Prevent Ulcers  Preventing ulcers by proper feeding.

Equine Colonic Ulcers Understanding the horses digestive system means understanding the significance of the hind gut.

Laminitis/Founder Removing laminitic horses from pasture during the day and turning them out for grazing overnight will help minimize their intake of these water-soluble carbohyrdates.

 

Dental Care   Don't forget to check your horses teeth, for even wear, infection and more.

 What is Laminitis? What is laminitis, what causes it, and what can you do  to prevent it?

Sapphire-Show Jumping Champion dies from colic  McLain Ward’s legendary show jumping mount Sapphire, who represented the United States on many occasions in international competition, has died. Article from June 23, 2014

Gastric Ulcers in Horses  Horses evolved to graze, eating many small meals frequently. This way, the stomach is rarely empty and the stomach acid has less of a damaging effect. If horses and foals do not eat frequently, the acid builds up and ulcers are more likely to develop.

Feeding to Prevent Colic The majority of your horses diet should be forage, not concentrates like sweet feed and processed feeds.