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A complex, top specification dietetic complementary daily feed specially blended to support gastric health. Equitop Pronutrin uniquely contains the patented Apolectol complex, which includes Pectin, Lecithin and Glycerol. Pectin is a natural molecule, derived from plant fibres which forms a gel and helps to support the normal healthy mucous of the stomach. Lecithin and Glycerol support the natural protective layers of the stomach. Equitop Pronutrin is a long-term alternative for support of gastric health.
Equitop® Pronutrin delivers the following proven benefits:
patented combination of ingredients
There are key times when your horse will benefit from adding Equitop Pronutrin® to their feed. These include:
Equitop Pronutrin can be fed as a long term management strategy for supporting gastric health. Equitop Pronutrin® can be fed before or during competitions. It does not contain any doping relevant substances.
Standard feeding is 50g Equitop Pronutrin per 100kg bodyweight daily for a minimum of 28 days. (Scoop included measures from 50g to 125g in 25g increments). One container is sufficient for an average sized horse for 14 days. If you have questions regarding the suitability of use consult your veterinarian.
Racehorses and trotters:
The recommended quantity of Equitop Pronutrin® should be fed prior to training/racing. Other mature horses: The recommended quantity of Equitop Pronutrin® should be mixed with normal grain or supplement ration of the horse’s diet and split equally between feedings. Example: If the horse is fed twice daily mix half the recommended daily quantity of Equitop Pronutrin® in the morning feed and the second half in the evening feed. If the horse is reluctant to eat Equitop Pronutrin® start with half the recommended daily quantity and gradually increase this over the next 2 to 3 days until recommended amount is reached.
Foals: For suckling foals the recommended quantity of Equitop Pronutrin® is mixed with 3 times the quantity of lukewarm water. Leave the mixture for 2-3 minutes and then feed the foal by placing a syringe or bottle directly into its mouth.
Equitop Pronutrin® contains 77% Apolectol®, a patented combination of fruit and vegetable fibre, glycerol and lecithin
Dried fruit and vegetable pulp (66%), sugar (20%), apple extract (2%).
Lecithin (9%), glycerol (2%), natural flavours (<1%), ethoxyquin (90 ppm).
Crude fibre 12%, crude fat 7.5%, crude protein 6%, crude ash 4%, magnesium 0.2%,sodium 0.0%.
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Have been using this for a few months now started at the end of ulcer treatment very pleased with the results so far definitely works to help with gastric support will continue to use this product
Customer recommends this product
I bought this on the recommendation of the vet who said that it was the only supplement they would recommend as it had been shown to be effective by trial.
It contains a massive 20% sugar and the recommended 'dose' for my hire is 250g per day (that's 50g sugar)!!
After a couple of days I noticed that my horse had become more squitty and touchy round the girth and stile areas. Her bum was really messy and she was generally less happy. I just stopped using the product. I don't know whether the other ingredients would have been helpful but I think that the huge sugar content is what caused the problem.
I'm surprised that my vet recommended this (they are a very big research practice and hospital). I will be speaking to them about it.
On the bright side it is highly palatable (smells like apple strudel).
Customer does not recommend this product
Only product available that has the patented Apolecto trailed and shown to prevent ulcers or if ulcers already present then stops them getting worse. Helps to buffer the acid and strengthen the stomach wall membrane both fore and hind gut. It's expensive but that's because it works. Would be nice if had more for the money though :)
Customer recommends this product
Does not work as well as Antepsin, but does help with ulcer pain. I suspect it only works in the foregut and not in the hindgut though as I still see some pain symptoms 40 days into feeding it.... But certainly better with it than without it....
Customer recommends this product
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Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Equitop Pronutrin Gastric Health Supplement for Horses, including answers from our team.
My mare was originally given this by my vet as a follow on treatment for 1 month following her ulcer diagnosis and initial treatment with sucralfete and omiprezole. I have tried other uk er treatment s as a maintenance but she just will not eat them in-her feed. So I have decided to keep her on this as a maintenance dose. My question is how much should I give daily as a maintenance dose. She weighs approx 500kg
A gut supplement is a great idea to continue if your horse is prone to ulceration. A normal gut microflora and function is important to help prevent the issue.
I recommend following the standard feed rate, this is the maintenance rate too:
Standard feeding is 50g Equitop Pronutrin per 100kg bodyweight daily for
a minimum of 28 days. (Scoop included measures from 50g to 125g in 25g
increments). One container is sufficient for an average sized horse for
14 days. If you have questions regarding the suitability of use consult
I would also advise ensuring your horse has enough fibre/hay and potentially reduce the concentrate feed where possible. Large amounts of concentrate feed can lead to excess acid in the stomach. I recommend chatting to your vet before making any significant changes to the diet though.
Does this supplement address the hindgut acid too
Gastric ulcers occur due to prolonged exposure of the stomach lining to gastric juices. Pronutrin is very effective at supporting the protective layers of the stomach but you would need a different supplement such as Protexin Gut Balancer to address hindgut issues. There are billions of bacteria in the hind gut of horses which contribute to fermentation in the caecum and colon. An imbalance in these microbes can lead to acidosis in the hindgut. A gut balancer helps prevent this.