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BigBenLoverforLife 03-24-2013 09:28 PM

Probiotic?
 
Hello! My horse is being moved in a few days and is colicy under stress. He is on a daily probiotic, and I was wondering if it would be safe to give him the paste the day we leave? I dont want it to do more harm than good so I figured I would ask before I gave it to him! Thanks! :)

alexischristina 03-24-2013 09:32 PM

I don't see a problem with it, but if you're concerned I definitely suggest calling your vet and asking, questions are usually free.

spirit88 03-24-2013 10:56 PM

Don't see a problem with giving a tube of probiotics. If my horse are going to be under stress from trailering. I give them probiotics day before and day of.

My gelding is on probiotics right now he's had some colic issues the last month.

Endiku 03-24-2013 11:47 PM

I double dose (so daily amount + tube) the day before, day of, and day after whenever our horses have something stressful coming up, so I think its just fine to do. You can't really OD a horse on Probios.

BigBenLoverforLife 03-25-2013 11:02 AM

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Originally Posted by Endiku (Post 2016529)
I double dose (so daily amount + tube) the day before, day of, and day after whenever our horses have something stressful coming up, so I think its just fine to do. You can't really OD a horse on Probios.

Thanks, my local tack store was all out, so I had to order some of line. I paid $20 for it to get shipped to get here within two days so hopefully I get it in time. If not I will drive an hour to go get a tube from a tack store farther away! Thanks :-)

Endiku 03-25-2013 03:38 PM

Wow, I can get a 30g tube for $6 at our feed store! If you give it daily, is there any way you can bulk buy it in the tubs? I get a 2.5 month supply for $20, at 5g daily.

BigBenLoverforLife 03-25-2013 03:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Endiku (Post 2023457)
Wow, I can get a 30g tube for $6 at our feed store! If you give it daily, is there any way you can bulk buy it in the tubs? I get a 2.5 month supply for $20, at 5g daily.

Oh no I mean I paid 20 to have it here in two days! The tube it self was $10...


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