Leaky Gut in Horses – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Prevention

By |2021-09-13T11:04:06-05:00September 13th, 2021|Gut Health|

Leaky gut is a digestive issue that most commonly affects performance horses. It can increase the risk of colic and causes systemic inflammation. It is said that 70% of the horse’s immune system resides in the gut. The horse’s gastrointestinal tract breaks down food and absorbs nutrients while blocking toxins and microbes from entering the body.