Integrating the science of epidemiology

into equine gut health

The Nude Horse discusses common gut issues such as colitis, colic, ulcers, endotoxemia and explains research findings on microbial colonization and feeds beneficial for gut health such as pro biotics, pre biotics, marshmallow root, MOS, beta glucan and clay.

Aloe Vera is trending in equine nutrition presently for use in gut related conditions, research and clinical trial reveal some deadly outcomes for some horses.  A direct comparison is made here on the use of marshmallow root with aloe vera.  Loads of additional reading available.

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Trending of late is the use of Pectin-lecithin for equine gastric ulcers.  Read the latest in clinical trial outcomes to discover whether it is successful or not.