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Added Protection For Foals With New Actimune Foal Gel

ACTIMUNE has been gaining popularity in the UK to help horses cope with stressful situations, such as training, traveling or weaning, giving them added protection against viral and bacterial infection when they are most susceptible.

Now the UK distributor, American Thoroughbred Products Ltd, has announced the arrival of the new ACTIMUNE FOAL GEL. Specially developed to provide added protection to foals from birth, ACTIMUNE FOAL GEL supplies nutrients to help stimulate the immune function at this vulnerable stage in the foal's life. ACTIMUNE FOAL GEL is packed in an easy to administer syringe that contains 60cc of gel sufficient for four days.

Once the foal's digestive system is more developed and he is eating hard food, he can be switched to the feed supplement form of Actimune. This unique feed supplement has been developed to maintain a healthy immune system and can be useful for horses of any age.

Many breeders are now starting with a regime that includes Actimune to ensure maximum resistance to viruses at an early stage. The Cheveley Park Stud, Newmarket, is an advocate of starting young. A spokesman said "We have fed Actimune to a selected number of our foals and yearlings over the past 12 months and early indications are that Actimune does boost their immune system, giving these individuals a noticeably better defense against virus attack".

Dr Jean Lamb, a veterinary surgeon from Kentucky, has had outstanding results. "I feed Actimune to thoroughbred foals and yearlings under my care as well as my own competition horses. In all cases I have seen how Actimune, by maximizing the effectiveness of the immune system, enables horses to resist infection. Actimune also has some important side benefits, including maintaining appetite under high stress conditions. I would recommend Actimune to anyone wanting to maximize a horse's ability to keep itself healthy without resorting to the use of prescription drugs".

For more information, contact the UK distributors, American Thoroughbred Products, on 01985 844613.


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