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Starting Gate Granules

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Manufacturer: SBS Equine

A 100% Natural Solution to Gastric Equine Ulcers

WHY HORSES GET GASTRIC ULCERS

Problem: Horses have evolved to eat many small meals per day almost on a continuous basis. They have small stomachs that account for only 8% of their digestive tract, which can empty in a mere twelve minutes. As a result, horses produce strong stomach acid continuously, even if food is not present.

Concentrate feeding of stalled horses and competitive horses inadvertently contribute to ulcer formation by allowing excess acid to accumulate in the fundic portion of the stomach. This area has a phospholipid rich protective epithelial layer. Imposed feed deprivation can often result in erosion and ulceration.

Solution: Research has shown that mixed phospholipids like those found in Starting Gate™, strengthen the cell membranes of the digestive tract and acts as a short term barrier to acid in the fundic portion of the stomach.

Estimates are that 80% of race horses and 56% of non race horses have gastric ulcers. Adult horses with ulcers exhibit a combination of poor appetite, dullness, attitude changes, decreased performance, poor body condition, rough hair coat, poor hoof growth, weight loss and colic.

STARTING GATE ™

How it works: Starting Gate is natural food additive that nutritionally strengthens the epithelial tissues that line the gastro-intestinal tract. Starting Gate is a highly concentrated form of phospholipids (97% A.I.min) which function on a cellular level to benefit the specialized cells that absorb food and supplement (e.g. vitamins) nutrients and pass them through to the blood supply. Phospholipids have also been reported to nutritionally help prevention and reversal of equine gastric ulcers.

Directions For Use

Sprinkle food granules on top of animal’s daily feed ration. Use ratio of 3/4 cup to 1 cup (90-120 grams) per 1000 pounds of animal.

Dietary Recommendations

3.75 lbs (one gallon) is about a three week supply for a horse.

Take 10 to 20 grams of granules per 100 pounds of body weight daily.

1 TBS (tablespoon) = 7.5 grams

3/4 to 1 Cup = 100 to 120 grams

Examples

3/4 to 1 TBS

children over 2 years,

1 to 2 TBS

companion animals to 100 pounds

1 to 2 TBS

adults,

2 to 5 TBS

companion animals to 200 pounds

3/4 to 1 Cup

horses to 1,000 pounds

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Ingredient statement: Food grade apple pectin E440 and soy lecithin/mixed phospholipids E322 tri-calcium phosphate E341. It is recognized as a safe food additive for humans and animals by US Food and Drug Administration, European Union, and World Health Organization. Made in USA.

Starting Gate Nutritional Profile

 

2Tbs. (15g)

3/4 cup (100g)

Total Fat

8g

53g

Saturated

<2g

12g

Monounsaturated

<1g

5g

Polyunsaturated

5g

33g

Trans Fatty Acid

0

<0.5g

Cholesterol

0

0

Total Carbohydrate

<2g

8g

Dietary Fiber

0

0

Sugars

<1g

4g

Protein

0

0

Lipids

12g

82g

Carbohydrates

<2g

8g

Ash

<2g

12g

Moisture

<1g

1g

Sodium

5mg

30mg

Calcium

112mg

745mg

Iron

.5mg

3mg

Potassium

180mg

1200mg

Phosphorus

540mg

3400mg

The granules represent a highly concentrated form of phospholipids (97% A.I.min.) in ratios that occur naturally in soybeans

18.75 lbs (five gallons)

SBS Nutritional Division

800-637-6174

www.sbsequine.com

info@sbsequine.com

NAC No.: 16410100

SBS EQUINE
340 9TH ST. NORTH, STE. 86, NAPLES, FL, 34102
Telephone:   239-354-3361
Fax:   239-354-3362
Website:   www.sbsequine.com
Email:   info@sbsequine.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Starting Gate Granules information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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