Calmex Equine ® Calmex Equine

Calmex Equine ®

A calming complementary feed supplement to help maintain a normal disposition in horses.

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What Can Lead to behaviour changes in Your Horse?

Most horses lead happy lives, but modern life can be noisy and confusing.

Noisy Environments

Loud noises such as thunderstorms or fireworks.

Lifestyle Changes

Changes in stabling or grazing areas, or even changes in the other animals around them.

Travel

Travelling can be stressful to horses

Riding

Many horses show undesirable behaviours when ridden which may be constant, intermittent, or just at times when they are in unfamiliar surroundings

Signs of Anxiety

If your horse demonstrates any of the following characteristics, it may indicate fear or anxiety:

  • Stable vices such as box walking, crib biting, door kicking etc
  • Unwanted behaviours when tacking up or being ridden
  • Poor performance at competitions, when they usually perform well at other times
  • Unsociable behaviours towards people or other animals
  • Fearful behaviour (e.g shying, freezing, aggression) in everyday situations

Why Should I See My Vet?

At VetPlus we believe vets are best placed to advise on the best course of action for your pet.

Because of the way people have bred horses, behavioural problems and anxiety are very common. They may appear mild, but they can become very distressing or even dangerous as well as causing chronic health problems if they are not managed appropriately. Your vet is the best person to advise you on what is right for your horse.

Next Steps

To find your closest stockist, please visit our Vet Search page.

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Feeding Guidelines

Calmex Equine comes in a sachet which should be added to feed or mixed into a paste and syringed into the mouth. It can be given once per day, or split across two feeds. It can be used for short, medium or long term support.

Weight Recommendation
Up to 350kg 1/2 sachet
351-600kg 1 sachet
Over 601kg 1 1/2 sachets

Support

Contact the vet you purchased Calmex Equine from for guidance on the use of Calmex Equine for your horse. They’ll be able to provide specialised advice for your pet due to the records they keep. If you are unable to get the information you need from your vet, or if you bought Calmex Equine elsewhere, please contact us for assistance.

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