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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 399.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not work I have had my mare on the ugard pellets for 4 to 5 months and her ulcers are back. This product by itself did not work for my horse :(
    Date published: 2020-01-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product I have been using this product on all my ottbs. Seems to really being helping them.
    Date published: 2020-01-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great services. Love smart paks variety and service. Just put my mare on uguard last month. So far so good. She seems relaxed.
    Date published: 2020-01-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seemed to help I sent my mare to a boarding stable for two weeks. When she came home she wasn’t her normal easy going self. She seemed grumpy and out of sorts. I put her on the U-guard pellets for two months and will put her back on them anytime she is under stress.
    Date published: 2020-01-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful product I started my mare on this a month ago and I'm so glad she did. After being diagnosed with ulcers and treated this helps her belly stay happy
    Date published: 2020-01-04
    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
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely saw noticeable difference. My mare (6 yo old ranch / rope / cowhorse ) was showing signs of stomach distress during performance times and having a problem when cinching up. I had tried digestive supps many times before - probiotic based, etc - but didn't really see any difference. Had been recommended getting her scoped for ulcers but wanted to avoid the hefty vet charge so I tried this first. Seriously huge difference! I went through one tub during a particular stressful travel time hauling to Arizona from a northern climate to go rope for a month and she showed no signs of stomach stress. I fed two scoops / day. Going on second tub. Not super interested in eating plain but perfect mixed with even a little grain.
    Date published: 2019-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Prevent recurrence After a very expensive ulcer treatment for my new mare I put her on U-Gard to prevent a recurrence. Having no prior experience with horses having ulcers - I was quite surprised at the change in her demeanor after treating her. Much calmer and relaxed. I’m very pleased and thankful she is no longer in discomfort.
    Date published: 2019-01-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Works! I used this on my warmblood who showed symptoms of ulcers while riding and saw a major improvement in his general demeanor. I switched to a cheaper brand for a bit and immediately saw his symptoms come back. I put him back on this & will keep him on it from now on!! My guy is a picky eater & loves this stuff :)
    Date published: 2018-12-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I was told about U-Gard from a good friend of mine and I've been buying them for my horses since then. I really do believe they are healthier because of it.
    Date published: 2018-12-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jarrow24 Excellent product. Highly recommend for reducing any gastric issues. Always have used and never had any ulcers in my horses.
    Date published: 2018-12-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helps with upset tummy. I like to use this for about a week before shows and while at shows. Helps my nervous horse eat better because his tummy is settled.
    Date published: 2018-11-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product Have always had my shows horses on that. Was no different when adding my now 3 year old on it because she has started training. Perfect product.
    Date published: 2018-11-27
    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
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