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A is for Arabinogalactan

Arabinogalactan, a form of fiber usually isolated from the bark of the Larch tree, has well documented prebiotic effects on probiotic organisms within the digestive tract. Arabinogalactan also has a stimulatory effect on GALT (gut associated lymphoid tissue).  Read more on GALT … Continue reading

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The Dreaded C-word…

So… the C-word has reared it’s ugly face again… (in a whisper) COLIC.  After having mentally prepared myself for years to say good bye to my 25yo TB gelding for when his time comes, I have had to recently say … Continue reading

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Understanding a Horse’s Digestion The horse evolved to graze and process high fiber grasses, not grains or other concentrated feeds. To process these successfully requires a well coordinated interplay involving the horse’s own digestive enzymes and the microbes living in … Continue reading

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