Digestive Health, Yea-Sacc

Difference between Yea-Sacc® 1026 and Brewer’s Yeast

Did you know there is a difference between Yea-Sacc® 1026 and Brewer’s Yeast? All ‘yeast’ are not alike, and all brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) are not alike. Out of over 50 strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, very few have been scientifically shown to have the ability to stimulate growth of fiber-digesting bacteria. Yea-Sacc is one of […]

Digestive Health, Yea-Sacc

Fall Grass Laminitis and Colic: Reduce risk with Yea-Sacc

Cases of laminitis and colic often increase during Fall, especially for those horses grazing on pasture. In fact, the increased sugars in grass caused by new growth and cooler night time temperatures, plus the increase in the horse’s blood ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) secretion from the pituitary gland can compound to make this a risky season […]

Bio-Mos, Digestive Health, Yea-Sacc

Winter Care For Your Horse

Winter care for your horse usually involves extra concern about watering, feeding, and blanketing when temperatures fall below normal.  Horses do become acclimatized to normal regional weather conditions…  For example, horses in Southern California and Arizona don’t grow as much hair coat as horses in Montana. However, when weather conditions differ greatly from what is […]

Digestive Health, Yea-Sacc

Horse Hindgut and How a Probiotic Can Help Reduce Risk Factors

How Do Probiotics Work? How Do Probiotics Help Keep the Horse Hindgut healthy? A common question asks how a probiotic such as Yea-Sacc 1026® can help with digestion in a horse’s hindgut. A previous blog post covered the horse’s foregut (esophagus, stomach, and small intestine) and how a prebiotic, such as Bio-Mos®, can help support the gastrointestinal tract […]