Cavalor Gastro 8 1.8kg (Equine)
More horses than one might expect suffer from gastric irritation. Cavalor Gastro 8 works on several levels in order to keep the stomach pH neutral and thus protect the stomach wall against irritation.
Every equine practitioner appreciates the delicate nature of the equine gut. Problems related to the small intestine and large intestine are well understood and routinely treated. What may be surprising is how often the stomach is affected, specifically; the incidence of gastric ulcers is extremely high, particularly in performances horses. Different studies (post mortem and gastro endoscopes studies) show that 75-89% of horses in active training have gastric Ulcers. The major cause of Gastric Ulcers is prolonged exposure of the squamous mucus to gastric acid. The only protection that the horse stomach has against gastric acid and pepsin comes from saliva production. Meals of grain or extended periods of fasting lead to excess gastric acid output without adequate saliva production. Intense exercise increases the production of gastric acid even more in a way that the squamous mucosa of the stomach gets thoroughly bathed in acid. Horses with gastric ulcers may show symptoms like a drop in performance; sour attitude; poor hair coat; grinding teeth; picky eater; Weight loss;...... etc. Treatment of ulcers involves either inhibiting gastric acid secretion, neutralizing the acid produced or protects the squamous mucus from exposure to acid. CAVALOR Gastro 8 provides the nutritional tools to neutralize acid production and stimulate regeneration. It also protects the stomach mucus on different levels using different nutritional approaches.Contains mastica, this raw material supports the digestion. It’s a safe and effective alternative to protect the stomach wall without harming the populations of friendly bacteria in the intestines. Mastica improves the effect of Cavalor Gastro 8 and at the same time it makes it even more tasteful. Cavalor Gastro 8 contains: - Nucleotides, bioflavonoids, herbs and "vitamin U" - Gentian: Stimulates Saliva production, anthelmintic and antiseptic properties. - Ginger: Protects the stomach mucus - Chestnut extract creates a thin coating around the stomach wall to protect it from the irritation of acid.
|Complies with Jockey Club/ FEI Rules||YES|
|My Horse Is...||Acid Prone, Competing, Girthy|
|Instructions for use||30g per day day for a minimum of 4 - 6 weeks
Maximum amount per day: 100g
Can be given after a course of Gastro 8 syringes
|Maintenance Feeding Rate (average size animal)||30g|
|Maintenance Feeding Rate (average 500kg horse) (Grams)||30|
|How long will it last (days)?||60 days|
|Approx cost per day||£2.44|
|Ingredients Label||Nucleotides, bioflavonoids, herbs (Gentian, Ginger, Chestnut extract) and "vitamin U"|