Psyllium pellets for the prevention of sand accumulation and colic in horses.

Psyllium is your first line of defense against the accumulation of sand in the digestive tract of horses. Our psyllium pellets with probiotics and Camelina oil have been formulated to help maintain general health, promote optimal digestive functions and a healthy microbial flora.

For the prevention of sand accumulation and colic: Administer orally 220 g/day (3 measures) for 7 consecutive days with grain, once a month. Administer orally 220 g/day (3 measures) with grain every other day to horses in a very sandy and high risk environment.

As treatment: Administer orally 375 g/day (5 measures) with grain every day Verify for traces of sand in the manure with a sand test after each week of treatment and continue until the sand is completely removed. This procedure can take a few weeks.

Ingredients: Psyllium seed husks, alfalfa meal, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae yeast culture, yeast brewers dehydrated, camelina oil, flavor.

If used as recommended, Psyllium Defense:

  • Promotes a healthy gut microflora and digestive functions.
  • Helps to maintain proper metabolism and well-being.
  • Helps promote regularity and consistency of stools.
  • Promotes healthy immune system functions.
  • Contains camelina oil, a rich source of Omega-3/6/9 fatty acids, and natural vitamin E (antioxidant).


Consumption of sand and dirt by horses can cause chronic diarrhea, weight loss and colic due to the irritation and the obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract.

In two reports, the incidence of sand colic varied from 5% to 30% of all cases of colic.

Daily supplementation with a probiotic, prebiotic and psyllium supplement demonstrated enhanced fecal sand clearance.

Note: Psyllium Defense is competition safe and contains no prohibited substances