Equine America Sand Out Pellets 2.6kg

89.35

A digestive aid for horses or ponies grazing sandy pastures.

Contains over 90 % high quality pelleted psyllium and live yeast probiotic.

For 4 months.

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Sandout Pellets contains over 90% Psyllium husk – from the seeds of the Plantago ovata plant. Psyllium husk contains around 70% soluble fibre, and is known to absorb water rapidly (increasing in size by tenfold) and forming a gelatinous compound containing glycosides and mucilages.

It is thought that this gelatinous psyllium helps to stimulate the muscular waves or peristalsis which pushes the contents of the gut along its length, helping to expel the excess sand which may have accumulated in the gut.

Because of the abrasive nature of sand as it moves through the digestive system, the gut lining may be damaged, upsetting the balance of the vital microbiome (“gut bugs” ) which normally adhere to the gut lining. So Sandout Pellets also contains a probiotic to help restore a healthy microbiome.

Key Features:

  • Contains over 90 % high quality pelleted psyllium
  • Contains added live yeast probiotic
  • Highly palatable and easy to mix in feed   

     Keep dry and add just before feeding

Horses and ponies grazing sparce vegetation or given hay or feed spread out on sandy or very dry and dusty soils, can ingest varying amounts of sand. This sand can accumulate in the gut and cause digestive disturbances, adversely affecting the normal functioning of the gut.

Sandout Pellets should be fed for 7 consecutive days in each month to avoid the gut and the microbiome becoming accustomed to the psyllium, and using it as a soluble fibre source rather than an aid to sand expulsion. Feeding for longer than 7 days should be discussed with your veterinary surgeon.

Composition: Psyllium Seed Husk, Soya Oil (from genetically modified sources).

Additives (per Kg): Technological additives: E567 Clinoptilolite (Clay) 55,000mg, E282 Calcium Propionate 2,000mg. Zootechnical additives: 4b1710 Saccharomyces cerevisiae MUCL 39885 2.75 x 1011. Sensory additives: Mixture of flavouring compounds 2,000mg.

Analytical Constituents: Crude Protein 2.9%, Crude Fibre 3.6%, Crude Oils & Fats 3.0%, Crude Ash 3.4% Sodium 0.1%

Feeding Directions:

For a 500kg horse, add 90g per day. Mix in a small feed for 7 consecutive

days of each month or as advised by your veterinary surgeon.

Maximum per day: 90 g

45 g measure enclosed

Do not exceed 90g per day unless advised by your veterinary surgeon.

DO NOT MOISTEN WITH WATER OR OTHER LIQUIDS.

Important note for feeding: Do not add to wet food, or allow to soak up moisture as this will activate the product before reaching the gut. If you do need to add to soaked feed we recommend keeping Sandout Pellets as dry as possible and adding immediately before feeding.

For animal use only. Do not feed to sheep. Keep out of reach of children. Store in cool dry conditions, out of direct sunlight. Do not use if seal is damaged or missing

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