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U-Gard Pellets

Corta-Flx, Inc. — Item #15477
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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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Ingredients

Guaranteed Analysis:
(Maintenance Dose = 2 scoops (56 grams) daily)
  • Calcium (min)
    2.5%
  • Calcium (max)
    3.5%
  • Magnesium
    3.5%
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

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 346.
    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
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Support My 26 year old mare started showing symptoms of an ulcer about a year ago and I tried to help her with a different product that just didn't seem to make any difference. After seeking veterinarian care for her, I called SmartPak and added U-Gard to her supplement packs. What a difference! She is back to her old self again and in such a short time!
    Date published: 2016-06-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems to be working! Seems to have calmed my normally antsy boy, not sure he has ulcers but doing this as preventative. Seems to take the edge off and help him. Excellent price point! All my Horses eat it with no issues.
    Date published: 2016-06-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use; palatable; and it works I've been using uguard for about a month for my old mare who gets mass quantities of a extruded feed but wasn't finishing or blooming. She was staying at a bcs of 2! One say watching her closely with my vet she walked away started nipping her side and looking uncomfortable. First thought was colic but in a few moments she came back to her bucket. We both agreed ulcers. So gastroguard and she was fine and eatting. Stayed the treatment and she started to bloom. We stopped and they came back. We started giving her tums which seemed to help but needed a more economical treatment. Uguard it was. Now I hate powders and liquids. I thought it hard was another annoying powder for me to deal with static cling. So happy to find the pellets. Nothing is left clinging to her feed bag. It all gets in her and now in addition to her weight supplement and feed we are after a year of struggling starting to see our old girl back. Uguard makes a difference and it works!
    Date published: 2016-06-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Having a anxious barrel horse who is a very hard keeper. I Noticed an increase in my horses weight after almost 2 weeks. Keeping him on this forever.
    Date published: 2016-06-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Product Purchased instead of Neighlox. Vet said the maintenance in U-Gard would sustain my gelding as well as the Neighlox did. So far it is working great.
    Date published: 2016-06-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Picky eater approves My mare does not mind the pelleted form. She eats it very well.
    Date published: 2016-06-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from it has helped I feel like this product has made his belly feel better
    Date published: 2016-05-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this!!! I cured my horse for ulcers and I put him on U-guard and he hasn't had anymore ulcer problems since he's been on it!!!
    Date published: 2016-05-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Results! I have had my OTTB on ulcer meds from the vet for a year, I decided to try this and so far we are doing great! Its been 2 months now.
    Date published: 2016-05-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of mind Bella is a high competition horse and feeding her this has helped with girthiness and gives me peace of mind when we travel!
    Date published: 2016-05-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product I started my 8 year old Holsteiner on this product two months ago, and it seems to be keeping his ulcer tendency in check.
    Date published: 2016-05-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love U-Guard Have used this on a couple different horses and it has done a great job for them all. Will continue to use this product!
    Date published: 2016-05-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome product I bought this a month ago for an older mare who kept dropping weight after being separated from her pasture buddy of 3 years. She was on many different supplements during the winter (Forco, msm, cherry oil, Cool Calories, and alfalfa pellets, senior grain, Tribute right choice) and high quality hay and nothing seemed to be helping much. In a month after starting her on this she has gained a lot of weight, her back linne doesn't stick out, her hip bones are no longer able to be seen and her coat is very healthy and shines. She acts like a whole new horse! Works great for a reasonable price, never had a problem with her eating it.
    Date published: 2016-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from good all round show season ulcer supplement Great pricr, picky eater approved, great maintenance for show season to provide ulcer preventative/support
    Date published: 2016-04-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Good I bought this about 2 months ago and it has really helped with my TB's ulcers in combination of Probios. I like it a lot
    Date published: 2016-04-14
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Doing the trick Seems to be keeping my mares gut happy. With the weird weather she normally would get girthy but she hasn't since I added this product
    Date published: 2016-04-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Working on many different horses I have one very ulcer infested horse that no matter how many times I treat him they come back so I've put him on the uguard plus smart calm ultra. His stools have become more normal and he is less sensitive on his left side. It's been only a month since I've started him on uguard a am pleased in the change thus far. My two competition dressage horses haven't had a noticeable problem with their guts however one school master of the age of 21 and the other off the track at 4 yrs old I want to protect. Since starting them on the Uguard I've noticed a more peaceful demeanor when traveling, regular poop at shows and less gas. I will never take them off this supplement or the others in their regimen as I have seen nothing but positive results.
    Date published: 2016-04-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My horse is HAPPY again Love this product my horses eats it up and she feels so good
    Date published: 2016-04-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product for keeping ulcers at bay! I typically go to Probios for my mate who has had bad ulcers in the past. Though it seemed like it wasn't enough so I tried U- guard paste for when I go to shows and the Upellets for at home. I've never had a problem since!
    Date published: 2016-04-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this! I have had my mare on this for about 2 months now & I already notice the difference. She hasn't acted 'ulcer-y' at all since she has been put on this. Before, I was treating her with Ulcer Guard, & I'm now using U-Gard as a preventative.
    Date published: 2016-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job. I'm just happy he eats it. I've had my 21 yr old TB gelding on this for 3 months (high dose first two months, lowered to maintenance dose in month 3) in an effort to buffer against a change in diet from the swanky performance feed which he decided was yucky to the senior feed (apparently he wants to be old) offered by our wonderful barn. It's tricky to isolate how much of the changes I noticed were strictly due to the addition of this supplement but here are our results regardless: Day 1 - 3: Well he's eating it so there's that. No change. Day 4 - 14: Are you less grumpy or is it my imagination? Week 3: Definitely less grumpy and eating better. Not so weird about the girth this week. Week 4 - 8: Much improved, seems happier and more willing. Month 3: Dropped to maintenance dose and still seeing positive effects. Hasn't tried to kill me this month so I'll call it a win.
    Date published: 2016-03-21
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