Founder Guard 1kg (Virbac)


Founderguard protects against feed induced laminitis and founder

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Founderguard protecs against feed induced laminitis and founder.

 What is FounderGuard?

  • Clinically proven preventative supplement for feed induced laminitis and founder
  • Formulated to ensure delivery of the active drug to the hind gut
  • Allows high grain diets to be fed safely
  • Proven to control the build up of lactic acid in the hind gut
  • Small daily dose, highly palatable

Why choose FounderGuard?

  • FounderGuard is scientifically formulated for Performance, Laminitis Management and Prevention
  • Unique product and the only proven prevention for founder
  • Allows high grain diets to be fed safely
  • Prevents build-up of lactic acid
  • Pellet carrier
  • Founder and low grade laminitis management tool
  • Palatable

When to use FounderGuard

  • Horses on high grain diets eg. gallopers, pacers, eventers and show hacks
  • Horses grazing luch pastures particularly during spring and autumn when sugar levels in pasture are high
  • Young horses being prepared for sales eg. high grain-low exercise animals
  • Horses that have suffered from laminitis or founder in the past
  • Horses undergoing a change in diet
  • Horses with seedy toe, white line separation or poor quality hooves

FounderGuard reduces the risk of laminitis in horses and ponies when fed in conjunction with high grain diets.

Directions of Use
FounderGuard should be administered at the full daily dose for at least 3 days prior to any dietary change that involves an increase in grain (starch) or pasture (sugar) intake.
FounderGuard is presented as a palatable lucerne-based pellet. It can be fed alone or mixed into a feed.

Individual horses:
5g FounderGuard per 100kg bodyweight once daily
Bulk feeding: 1kg Founderguard mixed into 250kg feed concentrate

Introduce the dose incrementally over 4 days stating at 1/4 – 1/2 the daily dosage. Commencement at the full dosage may result in decreased feed intake during the first week of supplementation.

FounderGuard can be fed alone or mixed with other feed ingredients to provide 5g FounderGuard/100kg bodyweight per day (eg. 25g/day for a horse weighing 500kg).
FounderGuard can be fed once per day or in 2 equal feeds each of 2.5g/100kg bodyweight. The scoop provided contains approximately 25g when loosely filled. FounderGuard can also be administered by inclusion in complete concentrate rations by thoroughly mixing 1kg FounderGuard with each 250kg feed.

Pack size: 1kg / 5kg




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