PLEASE NOTE: You may experience errors on our site when using Internet Explorer 10 or lower. Please consider updating your browser, or download Google Chrome.
Ship speed applies to in stock items, pending location. Does not include personalized items like engraving, embroidery, SmartPaks, or PortionPaks. Complete details on our Shipping Policies page.
All of our supplement and product expertise is just a text away. Ask questions, manage your account, and place orders by texting 26756 from your mobile phone. Have a great ride!

Our experts are available
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

*By texting 26756, you're giving SmartPak your consent to text you to help resolve your issue, including automated replies, at the number you provided. To opt out, text STOP to 26756. Text HELP to 26756 for info. Msg&rates may apply. Consent to receive texts not required to buy products. Terms & conditions and the full Text Message Privacy Policy can be found at https://www.smartpakequine.com/content/2waytextTC in case you're interested.
Putting your horse's supplements on AutoShip helps you take great care of your horse, so we take great care of you with SmartPerks! When you order your horse's supplements on AutoShip, you're automatically* eligible for our FREE SmartPerks benefits, including:
Learn more about SmartPerks
*At least one individual AutoShip supplement or horse's SmartPaks must be over $40. Some exclusions apply.
Visit SmartPak.com/SmartPerks or call 1-800-461-8898 for details.

Qualifying Items

Qualifying items are eligible for free shipping, every day. Look for the badge below on the product page to confirm that your item ships free!
Free Shipping

Ride Along Items

Ride Along items are eligible for free shipping when shipped with your next AutoShip order or any qualifying item. Look for the badge below to identify a Ride Along item.
Ships free with a qualifying item
Manna Pro (#15477)

U-Gard® Pellets

(Learn why)
1. Packaging/Size
The frequency you selected is not eligible for SmartPerks benefits that come with AutoShip supplement orders. In order to get benefits like free shipping and 10% off, set this product to ship at least every days. What are SmartPerks?
2. Customization & Shipping Frequency
You'll love our AutoShip because it's:
  • Focused on healthy s, because consistency is key
  • Easy to snooze or cancel online, anytime
  • Totally flexible - edit your order as often as you'd like
  • Your VIP pass to FREE SmartPerks benefits
PLUS! You'll save % on every shipment if you order this product on AutoShip PLUS! You'll save % on every shipment if you order this product on AutoShip
We're bringing you this product at the lowest price allowed by the manufacturer so you won't find it cheaper anywhere else. This also means we can't apply any further discounts or promotions.
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
Maintenance dose

Choose AutoShip to become eligible to apply for the FREE Colicare Program after checkout.

ColiCare is a FREE veterinarian-directed wellness program that provides enrolled horses with up to $10,000 of colic surgery reimbursement.

How Does it Work?

  1. Order any ColiCare Eligible Product in SmartPaks
  2. Fill out the quick application online- no paperwork required!
  3. Complete the Annual Wellness Requirements every year:
  • Physical exam performed by your vet
  • Dental exam performed by your vet
  • Vaccinations administered by your vet
  • Deworming program developed with your vet that includes at least one fecal test and two deworming administrations per year

Provided you meet the requirements above, if your horse undergoes any type of colic surgery, you'll be eligible for up to $10,000 of reimbursement.

Learn More »
  • This horse already has an existing AutoShip SmartPak. Please select the "AutoShip" checkbox or enter a different horse name.
  • SmartPak Pouches are currently only available for horses receiving one daily dose supplement, but the horse you've selected is already receiving other daily dose supplements. Please select "SmartPak Strips" to add this supplement to your horse's current order or enter a different horse name.
Please call 1-800-461-8898 to order this product.
New ship same day!
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
  • This horse already has an existing AutoShip SmartPak. Please select the "AutoShip" checkbox or enter a different horse name.
  • SmartPak Pouches are currently only available for horses receiving one daily dose supplement, but the horse you've selected is already receiving other daily dose supplements. Please select "SmartPak Strips" to add this supplement to your horse's current order or enter a different horse name.
-
+
Order within and
have it by
Shipping to
Add these items to your cart to get your estimated arrival date.
Shipping to
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
Feeding Chart

Daily Serving

Dog Weight - lbs Inactive Dog Active Dog Working Dog
-
Inactive Dog - Less than 30 minutes of vigorous exercise daily
Active Dog - At least 30 minutes of vigorous exercise daily
Working Dog - More than two hours of vigorous exercise daily
This is only a guide. Please consult your veterinarian to determine the perfect feeding amount for your dog.
( Cups / Meal)
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
Maintenance dose

You're eligible to apply for our FREE ColiCare Program after checkout.

ColiCare is a FREE veterinarian-directed wellness program that provides enrolled horses with up to $10,000 of colic surgery reimbursement.

How Does it Work?

  1. Order any ColiCare Eligible Product in SmartPaks
  2. Fill out the quick application online- no paperwork required!
  3. Complete the Annual Wellness Requirements every year:
  • Physical exam performed by your vet
  • Dental exam performed by your vet
  • Vaccinations administered by your vet
  • Deworming program developed with your vet that includes at least one fecal test and two deworming administrations per year

Provided you meet the requirements above, if your horse undergoes any type of colic surgery, you'll be eligible for up to $10,000 of reimbursement.

Learn More »
  • This horse already has an existing AutoShip SmartPak. Please select the "AutoShip" checkbox or enter a different horse name.
  • SmartPak Pouches are currently only available for horses receiving one daily dose supplement, but the horse you've selected is already receiving other daily dose supplements. Please select "SmartPak Strips" to add this supplement to your horse's current order or enter a different horse name.
Please call 1-800-461-8898 to order this product.
New ship same day!
These are for:
Sign in to choose an existing
  • This horse already has an existing AutoShip SmartPak. Please select the "AutoShip" checkbox or enter a different horse name.
  • SmartPak Pouches are currently only available for horses receiving one daily dose supplement, but the horse you've selected is already receiving other daily dose supplements. Please select "SmartPak Strips" to add this supplement to your horse's current order or enter a different horse name.
-
+
Order within and
have it by
Shipping to
Add these items to your cart to get your estimated arrival date.
Shipping to

Field trials showed positive results

  • Provides calcium & magnesium to help neutralize excess gastric acid
  • A field trial conducted with Thoroughbreds at a race training facility showed positive results
U-GARD™ is highly effective on gastric lesions in horses. Try this calcium supplement for your horse, and make gastric issues a thing of the past.

100% Happiness
Guarantee
HappinessGuarantee
At SmartPak, your happiness is at the core of everything we do. We back every order with our 100% Happiness Guarantee so that you can shop with confidence. If you're ever less than thrilled with your purchase, just let us know and we'll refund you right away. No hassles, no hoops, no kidding.

Other ways to support success

(based on )
of customers would recommend this product to a friend!
Tell us what you think!

The reviews provided on this website represent the experience of the individual posting the review. We do not adopt, edit, or endorse any of the submissions posted within the reviews section. Rather, the reviews are part of an online community of animal owners that desire to share their particular experience with other individuals. These reviews are not a substitute for discussing the health of your animal with a veterinarian.

SmartPak customers are some of the most conscientious animal owners around. We encourage you to share your experience with the products we sell to help fellow customers to make informed choices for their animals. We do not edit these reviews in any way - they are direct customer-to-customer communication. We do monitor reviews for positive and negative feedback, and use this feedback to improve our selection as well as sharing feedback with product manufacturers to help them improve their products. Please note that we recommend consulting your vet with serious health issues.

  • Review 0
  • Votes 0
  • Discipline:
  • Expertise:
  • Product
    Experience:
  • Competitor:
Quality
Value
Palatability

Helpful?

Ingredients

(Maintenance Dose = )
Ingredient Per Serving Per Pound
How the Ingredients Work
  •  
  •  
  •  

Instructions

Order in SmartPaks
Instructions for Use:
Horse Weight Recommended Amount Loading Amount

Clinical Research

You Might Like
    Customers Also Shopped For
    Cavalor® Gastro Aid works on multiple levels to ...
    Description:
    Cavalor® Gastro Aid works on multiple levels to help maintain your horse’s gastric health. It supports normal pH levels by encouraging the production of saliva as well as healthy levels of stomach acid production. Additionally, a primary ingredient included in ...
    dac® Cool Gut is designed to support gastric ...
    Description:
    dac® Cool Gut is designed to support gastric health in horses who are exposed to the normal stress associated with exercise and training. The targeted ingredients in this formula include l-glutamine, an amino acid that is essential to the growth ...
    Equithrive® GUT Pellets are formulated for full GI ...
    Description:
    Equithrive® GUT Pellets are formulated for full GI support, from the foregut to the hindgut. Packed with probiotics, prebiotics, antioxidants, and vitamins, these palatable pellets support a healthy gastrointestinal microbiome, dietary nutrient absorption, and overall wellness in horses. The primary ...
    Gastro-Plex™ Paste is an excellent way to provide ...
    Description:
    Gastro-Plex™ Paste is an excellent way to provide gastric support for your horse during periods of stress, such as showing, hauling, or recovery. The key ingredients in this comprehensive formula from MVP® include gelatin and amino acids to help soothe ...
    Gastro-Plex Pellets are a palatable supplement designed to ...
    Description:
    Gastro-Plex Pellets are a palatable supplement designed to support healthy gut function. The key ingredients in this comprehensive formula include antioxidants, amino acids, licorice, and a propriety blend of herbs (slippery elm, aloe vera, marshmallow root powder, fenugreek seed power ...
    Leg Up Stomach Pellets provide fundamental ingredients for ...
    Description:
    Leg Up Stomach Pellets provide fundamental ingredients for gastric health in an easy-to-feed pelleted form. This economical formula includes magnesium carbonate and calcium carbonate to help neutralize excess stomach acid, along with lecithin and aloe vera to help maintain a ...
    In nature, horses graze and secrete saliva constantly, ...
    Description:
    In nature, horses graze and secrete saliva constantly, which buffers the stomach from gastric acid. When horses are stalled, this natural buffering mechanism is disrupted, and acid indigestion often results. Neigh-Lox is designed to support normal stomach function and promote ...

    Reviews

    U-Gard® Pellets is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 382.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from meh. I bought this 5 weeks ago. Horse ate it well. Was hoping to prevent ulcers and improve comfort. (Horse is not really in constant work). Rode her a few times, symptoms of discomfort increased. (girthy, not wanting to go forward- those are her ulcer signs) after 5 weeks on U guard- so I now I am treating her for ulcers. so no I don't recommend this product.
    Date published: 2019-11-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just plain Works! I love this stuff, I took my OTTB off of it for about a year because he wasnt in consistent work and then we started back in training at the beginning of this year. He has never had trouble keeping on weight (hes actually a very easy keeper) or tacking up but he has been agitated under saddle and would have issues focusing. We put him on smart calm ultra in the summer, which helped, but he kept having random, explosive episodes and he would get keyed up after trying to teach him a new movement in dressage and was very hot off my leg and would get super anxious if I had to use more than a tiny bit of leg to ask. I got a second horse, who I knew was ulcery, so I was putting him on U-Gard and decided to try it again on Tory. OH MY GOSH the first day he had it I was "pony club kicking" him to get him just to trot! he is a much happier horse and he has only had it for a few weeks! Tory will keep this in his supplements from now on! bonus points this stuff is really budget friendly too!!
    Date published: 2019-10-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I bought this for my horse who is prone to developing ulcers. Although not the pickiest eater, she can turn her nose up at some supplements. She ate this with no problems and the results have been great!
    Date published: 2019-10-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best stuff ever Truly love it- really works price is fantastic highly recommend
    Date published: 2019-09-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Bought this for a thoroughbred who was showing signs of ulcers. He would bite and kick at his stomach when his girth was tightened, he was a pain to groom since he wanted you nowhere near his stomach, we were having trouble putting weight on him and he was overall just unhappy to work. Since having him on this product he is a completely different horse, he doesn’t put up a fight with grooming or doing up his girth, he is more willing to work and is much calmer, and we have no trouble putting weight on him!
    Date published: 2019-08-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome product for ulcers I have a horse which has shown ulcer symptoms for awhile . She was very cinchy when saddling. I have had her on this product for less than a month and it has provided her great relief. She is a happy mare when saddling and a calmer ride . I highly recommend this product to anyone who has a horse with ulcer issues
    Date published: 2019-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Product! My OTTB, Kovach, has trouble with ulcers that I have been treating for years. I needed an affordable option that worked. I gave U-Gard a try and Kovach has been on it for about 7 months now. Last month he got scoped and the vet said it was the cleanest stomach she has seen in years! I can't begin to explain how relieved I was that U-Gard was working! I will never take him off U-Gard!
    Date published: 2019-07-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse loves it! My horse is willing to eat and it seems to really help his discomfort.
    Date published: 2019-06-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really helps! My hunter has been on this for about 2 months now. Normally a really sweet & forgiving guy, he got horribly cranky having to stay inside with all the rain this Spring. My trainer thought he might be getting ulcers. We gave him Ulcerguard for a few days and then switched to this in his SmartPaks for maintenance. I’m sold on it. He was quickly back to his sweet, quirky self and has stayed that way despite MORE rain. What a difference!
    Date published: 2019-05-27
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from No difference Have had my mare on this product for almost half a year. shes showing signs now of ulcers or discomfort. supplement seems to be showing no support as stated. sucking back under saddle, kicking out to leg and tacking up. not gaining weight.
    Date published: 2019-05-08
    • y_2019, m_12, d_6, h_2
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_3.0.3
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_37, tr_345
    • loc_en_US, sid_5477, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_smartpak
    • bvseo_sdk, net_sdk, 3.2.0.0
    • CLOUD, getContent, 0ms
    • REVIEWS, PRODUCT

    Q & A

    Healthy Horses  ❤  Happy Riders