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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.

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    U-Gard® Pellets is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 373.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for keeping ulcers at bay I've used this for several months now on an OTTB with ulcers. After treating with gastroguard, put him on UGard for maintenance. He's doing great! After researching all the supplements that are proven to help reduce ulcer occurrence, found this supplement to contain most of them.. Great value too at <$20/month!!
    Date published: 2018-11-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from seems to work good. he is a happy horse again after being on this a month.
    Date published: 2018-10-31
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from This stuff really works after Ulcerguard course I put one of my babies into training and between the moving and the stress of having to do something other than graze in a field, he developed ulcers. I did a 30 day treatment of Omeprazole from racehorsemeds.com (much cheaper btw) but didn't want a relapse so I put him on this. He is doing well with no indication of ulcers returning. I can touch his girth area and behind his withers and put a saddle on him no problem - these were things I just could not do before treatment. I plan to keep ordering this product. Very cheap alternative to dealing with a cranky horse that is in pain.
    Date published: 2018-10-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse enjoys the pellets way more than the powder. Used the powder to start as it was more potent but use the pellets to help maintain a happy tummy.
    Date published: 2018-10-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ugard helps keep my 28 year old horse healthy, especially being a very hard keeper at his age.
    Date published: 2018-10-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior product! I've used this for years, on so many horses! It's super palatable, and an affordable preventative for gastric issues. My current performance horse has been on this for over a year, and will be on it forever! We haul and compete quite a bit, so I feed her this knowing her tummy is protected.
    Date published: 2018-09-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply work! I’ve had my busy upper level horses on this for a few years and it makes all the difference. No runny poos, and horses usually could get half the grain ration I was having to feed without it. Shiny coats and great hooves are also a plus. Recently recommended to a student with an OTTB reviving from rounds of antibiotics for Lyme (after ulcerguard treatment finished) who just wasn’t putting on the weight like he should have. Made a noticeable difference in manure in three days, started putting serious weight back on in a month. I’ll always have this in my feeding program!
    Date published: 2018-08-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful product! This is my second bucket of Ugard which was recommended by my vet after my boy underwent a drastic change of personality during the winter. He was diagnosed with ulcers which we treated with Gastrogard. The vet suggested this as an ongoing supplement. My kid is back to his usual self.... a tad onery but not lunging at people and attempting to have them for dinner! So glad I purchased this product. No problems in feeding this so it must be fairly palatable.
    Date published: 2018-08-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great name I bought this a month ago after treatment of Ulcer Guard and she is no longer girthy or sensitive on her belly. Clearly a good product
    Date published: 2018-05-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from U Gard Pellets We bought it several mths ago and it is really helping with performance horse issues with are barrel horse
    Date published: 2018-04-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I bought the U-Gard pellets for my thoroughbred who came to me with ulcers. After a round of UlcerGuard paste, I decided to put him on the U-Gard pellets, 1 scoop twice a day and he hasn't shown any signs that the ulcers have returned! (knock on wood!). He wasn't so sure about the taste at first, but he now eats them in his AM & PM grain without any trouble.
    Date published: 2018-02-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from My gelding and mare have been on U-Gard pellets now for a month and I have seen a difference in there attitudes.
    Date published: 2018-02-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I’m pleased with this product , no issues with my horses health.
    Date published: 2018-02-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product but buly container Good product but when packaged with additional smart paks they are bulky when trying to open the four packs and could easily spill out
    Date published: 2018-01-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ingredients Bought a month ago. Wasn't sure if my horse had ulcers. Seems to be working.
    Date published: 2018-01-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! We have a pony that had colic issues twice in one month. Treated for ulcers and now we keep her on this all the time as a preventative measure. No further colic issues....knock wood!! Will maintain all year round on the U-Gard. Its inexpensive and she eats it easily!
    Date published: 2018-01-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works Started on the supplement one month ago. One hurdle is that my horse likes it. He eats the pellets willingly. Like the label states, may take a month to see results. That is true. But now, he is less gassy, putting on some more weight, less irritable.
    Date published: 2017-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tummy Care I bought this product for prevention measures to help protect my mustang from forming ulcers. Since he has been on it I noticed that he isn't "girthy" anymore and it has improve his bowel movement.
    Date published: 2017-11-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Product Fast shipping....Happy Horse Very Happy with product.
    Date published: 2017-11-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product! I have been using this product on my gelding for several months now and my horse seems to be happier and more agreeable. He would kick out when you brushed around the girth area and his flanks. He also lost a lot of weight due to ulcers. Since he has been on this product he no longer kicks out, is more willing to work, gained his weight back, and seems overall happier. Will definitely keep using this product on him!
    Date published: 2017-11-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked Great Had my horse on this while in training going to several multiday shows with no problems, forgot to get them from my trainer when I brought him home for turnout after a weeklong show & had problems within 2 days. Got him back on supplement & a tube of Ulcerguard and he was back to normal in a few days.
    Date published: 2017-09-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helped two cranky horses I started giving this to my horse as a 'let's see' if it would help. It did appear to make a big difference when we traveled. Decided to continue it at home and it did make a difference in his attitude (he's still cranky, but not nearly as bad). Started to give it to my daughter's horse that was staying with me (on a diet). Her horse had started snapping at me. There has been no snapping since I introduced UGard into his diet.
    Date published: 2017-09-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy to use After a 10 day treatment of oral paste from the vet, this is so much easier to use. My horse does clean her bucket every feeding. Have seen a change in her moodiness as well.
    Date published: 2017-09-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Palatable My horse loves it! However, it has done nothing to help him much gastric wise in a month. I will continue to feed it though to give it more time.
    Date published: 2017-08-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works for stressed horses I have a young appendix mare that just seemed off, under weight, chewing on stalls constantly, and anxious under saddle. I've used this product before with good results so I decided to try it on her. She's been on it for approx. 5 weeks now and has gained weight, quit chewing, and is a new horse under saddle.
    Date published: 2017-08-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helps my mare during competition season I use this all during competition season because we travel 2 & 3 weekends a month for 7 months a year
    Date published: 2017-08-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Great product- worked well on our pony for loose manure issue.
    Date published: 2017-07-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Using this product along with senior combo pellets has made a big difference in my horse. Before adding u guard he was sensitive in the barrel area and now he's not. I'm very pleased with the response he's had to u guard. Thanks
    Date published: 2017-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic!! This seems to be helping with Braveheart's ulcer problems! I am very happy that I started him on this and will continue to keep him on this regimen.
    Date published: 2017-04-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally a supplement that works!!!! My mare is one of the most horrible crabbers you have ever seen. Collars can be dangerous so I do not use them. Two scoops of this product on a daily basis with her PM feed and she has COMPLETELY STOPPED cribbing. Love this product. She is a picky eater too, but eats this right up.
    Date published: 2017-04-15
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