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EQUUS Psyllium Pellets

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Product Summary:

Equus Psyllium Pellets  

Equus Psyllium is an extremely palatable anise (licorice) flavored Psyllium product. Psyllium for horses is an affordable, healthy, and effective way to control sand colic and/or malabsorption.

Features:
  • Totally natural product - 95% pure
  • Aids the prevention of sand colic and other types of malabsorption
  • No waste as it can be fed by hand on its own or as a top dress on your horse’s regular feed ration
  • Recommended dosage is 1 - 2 2 oz. scoops for seven consecutive days per month 
Item Specifications:
Guaranteed Analysis:
Crude Protein (min): 10%
Crude Fat (min): 4%
Crude Fiber (max): 7%
Ash (max): 7% 

Ingredients:
Psyllium seed husk (this outer coat has a high content of hermicellulose mucillages that allows for its dramatic absorption of water), wheat mill run, anise oil. 

Directions for Use:
For maintenance, per 1,000 lb. horse: 2 scoops (4 oz.) per day for 7 days per month. It is also generally accepted that a daily feeding of Equus Psyllium Fiber Blend for a full month is advisable when starting a psyllium program.

Product Reviews by Customers

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Good stuff
Good value
January 31, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Absolutely the best
I depend on this product for all my horses because it does make a difference.
January 29, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Easy
This product is a better alternative to powders, and my horse likes it.
January 18, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Great quality
Perfect for my 3 horses. Love the autoship.
January 17, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
My Horse will actually eat this!!!
My mare hates the taste of other psyllium products & she loves this stuff!!!
December 30, 2017
Purchased
1 month ago
Good Preventative
Arabians are prone to forming enteroliths and I own 3 of them. My vet recommended psyllium pellets as a preventative. My horses eat these pellets readily with no problem.
October 13, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
Sand Colic pellets
The product was finally included in a sale, thank you !
It was a bit slow on the shipping but freight can be slow.
September 25, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
My horses has free range of pasture and areana, which has sand in it. I feed daily serving of Equus to aid in avoiding sand colic. Horses love it
September 22, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Awesome product! Only psyllium product I will use for my horses
September 21, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
This is an easy to use product.
I live on a sand dune, so eliminating sand accumulations from my horses' digestive system is imperative. This product is easy to use, measures easily, cleanly and accurately, and the horses eat it willingly. Price from horse.com is excellent.
July 6, 2017
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We live with sandy soil
David L on Sep 10, 2017
horses will only eat pelleted products
P A on Jul 24, 2017
We live with sandy soil
David L on Sep 10, 2017
my horses prefer the flavor(licorice) over sand clear(apple).
leona a on Jul 27, 2017
horses will only eat pelleted products
P A on Jul 24, 2017
to help with ingenstion of sand
Vicki A on Feb 1, 2017
I've used this product for years, horses like it and it's a good price for a quality products.
MELANIE D on Jan 19, 2017
My Icelandic's eat it up
Spartan 1 on Jan 5, 2017
Price
DOUG W on Nov 17, 2016
It is the BEST! The pellets blend in well with my horses' pelleted feed, and they seem to feel the anise flavor is a special treat. They clean up every crumb.
MARY L on Jul 29, 2016
It works!
MARGO M on May 29, 2016
Needed it
AMY R on May 8, 2016
Love this product highly recommend it
K R on Feb 5, 2016
One of the few psyllium products that horses will eat. I assume the flavor must be better than other products.
MARGARET M on Dec 12, 2015
Good product and good re-usable bucket
BETTY A on Dec 8, 2015
Only psyllium pellets my picky gelding will eat! As the saying goes: "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
DENISE A on Dec 1, 2015
Love this product! Horses like it much better. Have not had a horse not like it. We feed 12 to 14 horses with this. So much cheaper than sand clear! Was recommend by Vet. also.
LAURA W on Oct 15, 2015
Only one my horse will eat
MELODY C on Oct 7, 2015
The only psyllium my mare will eat!
Karen F on Sep 17, 2015
great product and price ..recommended by my vet as we have sandy soil..its good colic prevention
barbara t on Sep 16, 2015
Reasonably priced compared to other brands of same product. Horses all eat it without complaint.
KAREN P on Aug 31, 2015
Colic prevention
DONNA N on Aug 11, 2015
No preservatives, everyone loves the licorice flavor, less expensive than the name brands
Jaye L on Jul 31, 2015
I have been using this product for several years and every horse has loved it - they will eat it by itself!
AIMEE A on Jul 7, 2015
Horses love taste
SUSAN G on Apr 4, 2015
Moved to a sandy area, seemed like a good price.
SUNDA L on Jan 26, 2015
This is more economical than many of the others. The horses also like it much better. I live in a very dusty climate so this is very important.
DIANA B on Jan 9, 2015
I use this item for sand clear because it is palatable and the horses will readily eat it.
Heather G on Jan 1, 2015
My farm is basically sandy soil, so I treat my eight horses for the first 7 days of each month. I have not had sand colic since I started this treatment and one bucket lasts 3-4 months for 8 horses.
REBECCA R on Dec 27, 2014
Sand colic and can use as a preventitive
margaret m on Dec 18, 2014
These pellets have the taste to get your horse to eat it with grain. All the other pellets my horses would pick through their grain because they either didnt like the smell or taste.
CHELSEY S on Nov 22, 2014
Great product. Use this on all my horses once a month.
Annie on Nov 18, 2014
value and cost
Mike R on Oct 22, 2014
Fantastic for dirt lickers. Have miniature horses and one horse impacted and had to have surgery. Since feeding this - no more problems.
DIANE W on Sep 23, 2014
This is a good value for the money
Pamela A on Sep 5, 2014
My horse used to colic after using other psyllium products. This one has been a charm.
PAT F on Aug 21, 2014
I use this once a month on both my horses because we live in a very sandy soil and this helps insure that they don't get sand colic. They love the taste too!
VICKI C on Aug 19, 2014
Best Price
Jean S on Jun 24, 2014
I use this product and feel it helps to prevent colic. I have used it for years.
JANIS L on Jun 12, 2014
I live in AZ. Sand ingestion is a constant problem & my 1 guy colics if I don't keep up on the monthly doses. The 20lb price was extremely reasonable, beating out all others, even with the shipping, which was very low.
CYNTHIA A E on Jun 10, 2014
I have 2 horses with sand colic and I found this was cheaper than what I can get it for at the store
TERESA A on Jun 1, 2014
Even my most finicky horse will eat this brand.
KIMBERLY H on May 25, 2014
Use this product monthly so this is just a re-fill.
SIGOURNEY P on May 9, 2014
It is a no fuss psyllium feed. The horses like it and eat it all.
CHRISTY A on May 8, 2014
good product
BRENDA B on May 5, 2014
Previous purchase - live in Florida, lots of sand
KATE K on Apr 25, 2014
It's cheaper than Sand Clear, my horses like it and it works great for my sandy area.
JENE M on Apr 24, 2014
There is a packaging plant for EQUUS in our area. We met someone who works there who swears by the product and we have been using it for a long time, even before we met him. I think it is the best one out there for sand control.
CYNTHIA W on Apr 16, 2014
it came reommended.
Valerie B on Apr 14, 2014
All 20 of the horses at California Coastal Horse Rescue eagerly consume their weekly ration of this product which was not the case with other pricier brands. Since instituting a weekly dosing protocol 18 months ago, we have reduced our colics by 99% and have had no deaths;and this is a population of sometimes fragile horses.
Julie M on Apr 11, 2014
We live in the desert and feed psyllium monthly to avoid sand colic. Two of our horses wouldn't eat any of the myriad psyllium products we tried. One of those eats this right up. The other picky horse eats it the first couple of days, then starts leaving some, but will eventually eat it all if extra attention (hand feeding) is used, or the leftover pellets get put into his evening feed. The other horses and donkey are also happy with it. It smells like licorice.
KAT M on Apr 8, 2014
Great product and works very well! Knock on wood we haven't had any sand colic issues since we started using it.
CATHERINE H on Mar 26, 2014
my horses prefer the flavor(licorice) over sand clear(apple).
leona a on Jul 27, 2017
to help with ingenstion of sand
Vicki A on Feb 1, 2017
What is the shelf life of this product? I want to buy the larger bucket, better price.
Cindy D on Aug 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The recommended shelf life for the product is 3 years from date of manufacture.
How many scoops are included in each size?
A shopper on Jul 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You're going to have to do your own math on this. (Or try other sites that carry Equus psyllium and they may have number of servings). But for a 20 lb tub (which is what I buy) here's how I figure the servings. The scoop holds 2 ounces (for all size tubs). 16 oz in a pound. At 20 pounds X 16 = 320 oz divided by a 2 oz scoop = 160 scoops. The actual servings depend on how many scoops you give your horses per feeding. In other words, if you give your horse 2 scoops per feeding (4 oz), you will have 80 servings (but still 160 scoops). Your 10 lb tub will have 80 scoops.
I am considering purchasing the 50# bag, how many horses will that treat?
GARY S on Jul 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: For maintenance, per 1,000 lb. horse: 2 scoops (4 oz.) per day for 7 days per month.
What is the recommended dosage for Equus Psyllium Pellets? My horses weigh 900-1000 lbs.
Ellie D on Jul 24, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I have used this product for years as a precaution since south Texas pastures are very dry and dusty. I follow directions on container which is two scoops once a day for seven days. I feedy horses dry pellets once a day so I just add the psyllium to that. They seem to like the taste and would probably eat it even by itself.
Hello,

My 23 y.o. quarter horse has been experiencing (not all the time) watery stools for about the past year. His "cheeks" are always crusted with the dried after math of this, and sometimes gets on his back legs. My vet has suggested a daily probiotic, as well as a daily dose of 2oz. psyllium. I currently give him psyllium 7 days of the month for sand collic. Is it really okay to give him psyllium on a daily basis, long term? Thank you for your help.
Debi K on Oct 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Normally these pellets are given monthly for a week...but if your vet tells you it's fine to give your horse 2 oz daily then there shouldn't be an issue I don't think. I know my vet highly recommends this product which I was happy to hear since I've been using it for years.
Does this product come with a scoop?
Laura S on Mar 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I have used about 4 canisters/year for several years and the pre-measure scoop had been in every canister but one.
HOW MUCH WOULD I NEED FOR 8 HORSES, WEIGHING 800-1000 ??
D'ANN D on Nov 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I feed my horse one scoop per day for one week out of the month. (use 2 small scoops or one large scoop) Make sure you don't feed the Equus with other supplements as they will "bind" with the psyllium and pass right through the horse's system. Feed the Equus separately ie: Equus in the AM, other supplements in the PM. Each horse would require the 7 scoop per month (one scoop per day for one week a month) Hope this helps.
What is the percentage of psyllium?
A shopper on Nov 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I do not know but I know the product works great for my horses. They are checked twice a year for sand and always come up clean. I do feed a bit differently than directions which my vet said was fine. I feed 2 scoops twice a week.
How many milligrams psyllium seed husk are a daily recommended serving?
None y on Jul 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Directions for Use:
For maintenance, per 1,000 lb. horse: 2 scoops (4 oz.) per day for 7 days per month. It is also generally accepted that a daily feeding of Equus Psyllium Fiber Blend for a full month is advisable when starting a psyllium program.