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Good Pro/Pre-Biotic?

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  • Good Pro/Pre-Biotic?

    What is a good pro/prebiotic or digestive buffer for a horse with an otherwise very balanced diet who has occasional bouts of diarrhea that seems to correlate with changes in hay. For example when we buy hay from a different supplier or go to horse shows and buy hay there. It's all the same "type" of hay but I'm sure it's nutritionally different.

  • #2
    I have used Probios for many years with good success on four horses. I know there are others out there but this one works for me and is one of the few things I feed that I don't have to order

    whatever you buy, read the ingredients list and do not buy anything with "extras" in it. All you should see on the list are things pertaining to gut health that you can neither pronounce nor spell


    • #3
      The all-around supplement I feed has probiotics, but when I think a horse needs an extra boost, I use Equiotic. For your horse's situation, you might look at feeding Daily Gold and/or aloe juice to soothe the stomach at those times, also.


      • #4
        Double or triple dose of Platinum Balance or Horsetech's Gutwerks (or using both, they are similar) helps my guy with hay changes.