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Gastric Settler

A complementary feeding stuff suitable for all equines with a unique formulation to prevent gastric ulceration and other related upsets which are commonly found when horses are stressed due to competition, travelling or simply to help with digestion of a high energy diet. This supplement contains ingredients which will calm the stomach and reduce the risk of conditions that cause gastric disturbances and ulceration.

Feeding this supplement daily will reduce stomach upsets associated with high starch diets and aid health and performance of competition horses. It is important to reduce boredom in stabled horses. Provide plenty of good quality hay and bedding and keep other horses within sight and sound.

Hickstead horse feeds GASTRIC SETTLER is a unique formulation and is an incomparable supplement for EGUS & digestive upset.

Active ingredients within gastric settler include:

  • Live yeast (saccharomyces cerevisae) Helps to maintain a healthy balance of micro flora within the stomach and general digestive tract. Can also help to maintain normal levels of acidity by supporting the growth of bacteria known as lactate utilizers.
  • Pectin & Lecithin – forms a physical barrier between the gastric juices and the sensitive non glandular region of the stomach in a similar way to the presence of food within the stomach.
  • Acid Buff – provides a slow release form of calcium carbonate, which has a buffering action within the stomach and digestive tract as a whole to counteract dietary induced acidity.
  • Zeolite – has the ability to adsorb undesirable substances such as mycotoxins, which may be present in feed.
  • Alfalfa – has been shown scientifically to be beneficial in maintaining gastric health due to its buffering action.