Thursday, July 14, 2011

Challenging Gastric Health

If you are considering adding a product to your horse’s diet to support your horse’s gastric health, first determine why you want to add it (ulcer prevention/treatment, improved digestion, condition or performance, colic/diarrhea prevention?) and understand how it works – which leads to why it might produce the results you expect. 

I recently took issue with Platinum’s “Take the Challenge” campaign regarding their Platinum Performance® Equine that I feel is pricy and does not meet many basic mineral requirements.
However, Platinum’s new Gastric Support™ Challenge campaign has an intriguing line in their online advertising –“ maintain gastric health by supporting healthy levels of gastric acid and intestinal proteins”.

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