Separation Anxiety - Equine

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$48

Separation Anxiety - Equine is professionally formulated to assist with a healthy immune response of horses suffering from separation anxiety.

This remedy is ideally given to the anxious horse as soon as they realise they are going to be left alone, for example when they see the other horses being tacked up and then a second dose is given just before the separation event. 

Safe, non-toxic ingredients
Safe to use alongside prescription medications
Competition and Racing safe (not swab-able)
Safe for pregnant and lactating mares
Alcohol free

All remedies have a shelf life of 2 years

General Disclaimer: Our remedies are formulated to support the natural immune system of horses, pets and livestock. We do not claim to treat, medicate or cure any health conditions. If you are worried an animal may be in pain or suffering please contact your veterinarian.

Made in New Zealand. 100% Natural and Non-toxic. Homeopathic Preparation.

Contains equal parts of: Borax, Calc-carb, Gelsemium, Ignatia, Stramonium
Base: Vegetable glycerine & purified water

Remedies are dispensed in a 90ml food grade aluminium bottle with a hygienic serum pump lid with over-cap. 

90ml bottle = 230 doses

This product can be continued long term.

 

A dose consists of 2 pumps of remedy onto the tongue, gums or lips. Can also be given on a piece of food. Most horses love the sweet taste but if your horse is nervous about being dosed, you can put the dose on your finger and dab it on their lips or gums. They do not need to swallow the dose, it just has to come into contact with their tongue or gums.

Dose 2 pumps into the mouth or on a treat such as a piece of carrot. If they are too stressed to co-operate, then you can put the remedy on your finger and smear it on his/her lips or alternatively you can dose the remedy onto the vulva or anus. This is because the vulva and anus are mucous membranes and will register the dose effectively (this method is used a lot for dairy cows).

Dose until symptoms are gone, then reduce dosing to once a week to maintain.

Note: the effect is cumulative and you are likely to see improved results over a period of 3-5 days. For severe cases you may need to give one or two extra doses.

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Reviewed by Catherine S.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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It's all about how you use it

I issue a dose when I put halter on, another when they are tied for grooming and tacking up then again before mounting or leaving the yard/loading. If they 'activate' a top-up is needed some are good to go after three doses others need regular topping up.

If they go 'right off the deep end' you've lost the battle and another remedy maybe required like spook buster.

I've really found it useful for napping behaviour that makes it frustrating to maintain focus when working - ie they're checking out what their friends are doing instead of listening and tuning in. Also when they need to travel on their own and find it hard to load since it means going out alone.

The remedies help them cope and stay within threshold - but it's not a sedative or a miracle cure that transform your firebreathing dragon into a pusscat!

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Reviewed by Pam B.
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Rated 3 out of 5
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Separation Anxiety spray

Not too sure about this product yet. I have a young horse who gets very attached to others. He’s great at home but terrible at events if he’s travelled with another horse & that horse goes away from him. I’ve only tried the spray once so far, but in fairness, should have done it before he lost the plot, rather than during. Will keep on with it and see if it helps. Will update my review as I go. It’s worth a crack. There aren’t many products around for this problem, so recommend giving it a go. Just plan to do the spray before taking the other horse away, so it has time to do it’s thing before anxiety is likely to kick in, rather than when it’s in full swing.

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Hippo Health

Hi Pam, thanks for your feedback. I would recommend giving your boy a 5 day induction of twice daily dosing (if you haven't already tried this). You dose for the 5 days whether or not he needs it, with the aim of reducing the intensity of the anxiety when separation happens in the future. So do the 5 days and then after that, just dose on days that you know he'll be separated, eg going to a show. Give him a dose that morning and then (if practical) a second dose about 20-30 mins before the separation. We'd love to hear how you get on.

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