Probiotics are widely used amongst humans to improve gut bacteria. Equine probiotics, while a relatively new concept, act in the same manner and can be used to compensate for the effects of stress, dietary changes, or administration of antibiotics on your horse.
A horse’s intestinal tract is where nutrients are digested and absorbed, and good and bad microorganisms are colonised. It is important that these organisms are balanced to maintain good gut health.
The content of this article should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, veterinary medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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