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U-Gard Pellets
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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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Guaranteed Analysis:
(Maintenance Dose = 2 scoops (56 grams) daily)
  • Calcium (min)
  • Calcium (max)
  • Magnesium
Ingredients:: Kaolin, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Hydroxide, Glycine, Zinc Oxide, Diatomaceous Earth, Methylcellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Dried Apple Pectin Pulp, Aloe Vera Gel, Sodium Propionate (a preservative), Iron Oxide, Natural and artificial flavors.


Instructions for Use:
Feeding Directions: For an average 1,100 lb (500 kg) horse, feed 1 oz (28g) twice daily with the horse's regular feed. Prior to training or event, feed an additional 1 oz (28g). Feed others according to body weight, less for smaller horses, ponies, and foals, more for larger breeds. SmartPak has received permission from the manufacturer to feed 2 oz once daily for our customers who choose to add this supplement to their SmartPaks.
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    U-Gard Pellets is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 335.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pellets are easy to feed!
    Date published: 2017-03-02
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product Seems to be working on pony that had gas - eats it readily
    Date published: 2017-02-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product Budget effective solution for preventative gastric health!
    Date published: 2017-02-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Palate-ability and Results! I use this for a horse that typically has issues with mild colic episodes and this has really seemed to help!
    Date published: 2017-02-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked wonders for my mare I started my mare on this about 2 months ago. Within 3 weeks you could tell there was a difference in her! Her normally puffy belly looked normal and she was not as touchy when you tighten the cinch! Best thing I have ever done for her
    Date published: 2017-02-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This stuff is great Bought it for my Arab on Black Friday, today is now January 12th and I have to order more now. I've only been giving her one scoop a day and I've already seen amazing results. She used to be really girthy and now she's pretty calm about it. she's in a better mood all the time too. I love this stuff, I'm putting her on it indefinitely.
    Date published: 2017-01-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from U-Gard Pellets A small group of family members found and purchased an elderly mare that was destined to slaughter. Other than needing basic care s/a dental care and food, she had abnormal bowels. I purchased a small canister of the U-Gard to see if it would help her. It took about 2 weeks but I have noticed a remarkable improvement! I plan to keep her on U-Gard for the rest of her life.
    Date published: 2017-01-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wanted to give it a try I have a super irritated mare with her new environment and feed. Putting her on ugard has made all the difference! She's more comfortable now! :)
    Date published: 2017-01-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helping our senior horse! We have a 22 year old Tennessee Walker who has had a very hard life--we rescued her at 15 nearly starved to death--and we have always struggled to keep weight on her in the winter. We decided to try this to see if it helped and it really has. She seems to be keeping her weight up well despite the cold and lack of fresh grass.
    Date published: 2017-01-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works! My hard keeper gelding has lots of health issues, ulcers being one of them. He was on ulcer guard paste but I needed a more cost effective long term treatment. He is a very picky eater, but eats these pellets with no problem. So glad that this is working for him. His appetite has improved greatly.
    Date published: 2016-12-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product to help with gastric issues Bought this product to help in aid of gastro issues .
    Date published: 2016-12-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Glad I purchased this I had to treat my horse this summer with omeprazole and this product seems to be very supportive of gut health now that I am more informed about how important it is. Very palatable, my horse ate it up as a top dress on his grain.
    Date published: 2016-12-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effective and works I put my OTTB on this about a year ago, along with changing him to a senior feed, which my vet reccomended for his ulcer-y tummy as it is easier for them to digest. He had to be treated for ulcers FIRST and then put on UGuard for it to be really effective, and I still give him UlcerGuard during traveling and shows. We have not had any issues with Ulcers since we treated him and I think it is from using UGuard in his feed every day to suppress any excess stomach acid. I think for this product to have full effect, owners need to treat their horses with UlcerGuard or GastroGuard and then put them on this supplement so that their horses stomachs are actually healed or healing before putting them on the ulcer maintenance of an antacid like UGuard.
    Date published: 2016-12-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Horse likes it! I have a horse prone to ulcers due to required medication. Anything I can do to help prevent/treat them is great.
    Date published: 2016-11-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works for my boy with ulcers! We suspected ulcers by the horse's behavior, so we treated him with Omeprazole for three months, then put him on half dose of this UGard daily. He is one happy camper now!!! I will keep him on this for life!
    Date published: 2016-11-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent !! Love, love this stuff!! It came highly recommended by my vet. My horse eats it out of my hand! Wont ever be without it!! Thank you SmartPak:)
    Date published: 2016-11-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked great Even my picky eater horse ate it. Used for my one horse for preventive for ulcers for his first shoe
    Date published: 2016-11-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! So far this product has worked and my horse is ulcer free. I am keeping my fingers crossed.
    Date published: 2016-10-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soothes the tummy. My older gelding (15 yrs) gets a little anxious when he goes to a show. He was diagnosed with ulcers. But he would only exhibit the ulcer discomfort when being ridden. This u guard takes care of the problem. Works great.
    Date published: 2016-10-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from
    Date published: 2016-10-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Noticeable Improvement in my OTTB's Health I've had my 18 year old OTTB on this for a couple of months now and he is doing great. I have noticed that he is happier than ever before and he has also gained weight and cribs less.
    Date published: 2016-09-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Tummy = Happy Horse For the past few months my horse has had loose stool... I switched his feed once and it got worse so decided to stick to our normal regime and try the U-Gard pellets. It seems to have taken a few weeks but I FINALLY saw some normal stool from him this past weekend (it's the little things as horse moms that make us happy, right??). Nothing else has changed except for me adding in the U-Gard and a weight gain supplement from Smartpak so I'd say that has to be the winning formula. Will continue to keep him on it. I think as horse owners we want to see immediate results and that's just not the way it works. If your horse is having gut issues, give it about a month and you should see results!
    Date published: 2016-09-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product and easy to feed This is an excellent product, and safe for long term use. I used the paste regime first, with this for maintenance. Easy to feed and it is easily eaten by cautious horses.
    Date published: 2016-09-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from UGard I bought Ugard to try instead of a different product that was a liquid. Wasn't sure if the pellets would cost as well. Every since I switched I see no change in my horse which means that Ugard is just as good and no mess so happy I made the change.
    Date published: 2016-08-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! I bought this a month ago and it's working wonders. I own an off the track thoroughbred that came with ulcers, this keeps him comfortable and happy when saddling up. He's an extremely picky eater and does not have a problem eating this!
    Date published: 2016-08-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great on my uptight gelding I have used this product for years with great results.
    Date published: 2016-08-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product as am using u gard on 2 of my lesson horses.has made a huge difference in behavior
    Date published: 2016-08-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Results! I saw results within a month! I recently purchased a horse and he was displaying signs of mild colic, frequently. He also had symptoms of ulcers. After a few weeks he was more comfortable, without colic symptoms. He is now putting on weight and looking healthier.
    Date published: 2016-07-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good I don't notice a difference in my horse. Supplements usually are hard to tell if they have a big effect at first . No problems though with him being on it!
    Date published: 2016-06-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extra Insurance I give it to my gelding the week before and after going to a show as extra insurance due to trailer inch and show stress.
    Date published: 2016-06-21
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