Award Winning Hoof Care Products & Feed Supplements
SBS EQUINE was co-founded in 1985 by Dr. Richard Shakalis and Dr. John Pautienis. As researchers for SBS, they are considered the fathers of modern hoof conditioners. Their work has led to the development of groundbreaking repair and disease control methods now used in equine hoof care.
Our MISSION at SBS EQUINE is to produce quality hoof care and nutritional products that are based on sound medical principles and are safe for the horse, humans, and the environment. After 30 years in service, our products have proven the test of time. Our goal at SBS EQUINE is 100% customer satisfaction.
For over 30 years, SBS Equine has developed superior products to maintain the health and happiness of your horse.
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Latest News and Articles
Natural Treatment for Gastric Ulcers in Horses
By Dr. Richard Shakalis (co-founder and researcher for SBS Equine Products)
The horse is a roaming animal. Over the last 40 million years of grazing for 17 hours a day, horses did not develop the mechanism that turns stomach acid on and off like other animals, including humans. A horse’s stomach produces acid 24 hours a day even if there is no food in it. Domesticated or stalled horses are fed three times a day on average which leads to a build up of excess stomach acid which can cause stomach ulcers in horses.
The Horse-Journal’s Best Treatment for Chronic Thrush in Horses!
by Ray Tricca, Contributions by Dr. Richard Shakalis
The Horse- Journal published the results of field trials on the leading thrush remedies in their December 2009 issue. They said that cleaning the feet and removing diseased tissue from the clefts are the necessary first steps in treating the cause of thrush, regardless of the commercial thrush products that may be used.