Mares and Foals

Foals have special dietary needs and, depending on where the foal is in its growth cycle both in-vitro and after birth, its dam will have varying needs. In order for both mother and baby to be healthy and thrive, they need to have strong immune systems and digestive systems that are functioning at optimal levels. When the immune system boosted by a healthy gut, both infectious and non-infectious foal diarrhea, hoof problems and post-partum recovery are rarely issues.

To ensure the digestive health of both the foal and mare, the pH of the stomach must be kept in a range of about 6 – 7 in the foremost portion of the gut.