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Equine Nutritional Supplements and Horse Care Products

Kohnke’s Own®, the range of products manufactured by John Kohnke Products, an Australian owned and based company, provides up-to-date supplement and horse care products, as well as a wide range of free information services to the horse industry.

Over the last 30 years, Dr. John Kohnke BVSc, RDA has become the most well known Australian veterinarian as an adviser on the nutrition and practical health care of horses.

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Kohnke’s Own Supplement Range 2018

Did you know that the Kohnke’s Own range features 27 different products for horse health, vitality and performance?

Our latest brochure is designed for quick reference of our quality Kohnke’s Own supplements and health care products for your horse.

You can find Kohnke’s Own products at all good saddleries and feed stores around Australia or contact our friendly team of Nutritional Advisors for more information.

Click here to view the 2018 Range Brochure.

Gastro-Coat Information Page

Kohnke’s Own Gastro-Coat® is a natural supplement against Gastric Irritation in Horses.

To find out more about Gastric Ulcers in Horses and our supplement Gastro-Coat visit our new information web page by clicking here.

Gastric Ulcers In Focus

We are proud to present Equine Gastric Ulcers In Focus..

Our new animated video explains Gastric Ulcers and Gastric Irritation in Horses, and our supplement Gastro-Coat.

To find out more about Gastric Ulcers in Horses and our supplement Gastro-Coat visit our new information web page by clicking here.

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Competition: Make your Palomino a Star!
Kohnke’s Own are looking for beautiful palomino and buckskin horses to feature on our upcoming revised Palomino Gold label! Whether your palomino is a star in the show ring, a performance pally in regular training and competition, or just a happy paddock pony, we invite palomino and buckskin owners to post or email pictures of their horses to win a spot as the face of Palomino Gold! Palominos and buckskins whose pictures are chosen for the label and associated marketing material will win a year’s supply of Kohnke’s Own Palomino Gold as well as a $200 RRP Kohnke’s Own Gift Voucher to choose extra supplements, a prize pack valued at over $500!

Palomino Gold is the world’s best supplement for Palomino and Buckskin horses to correct nutrient deficiencies commonly present in white feed diets. Palomino Gold helps to intensify coat colour and condition, plus reduce the risk of smutting, by providing palomino horses and ponies with exquisitely balanced, highly potent nutrients that benefit health, vitality and performance. Kohnke’s Own conducted a large-scale research trial on Palomino Gold for over 5 years before release to ensure the success of the supplement in palominos and buckskins.

As it is now time to renew our label, we’d love some extra horses and ponies to feature in the design. Your horse must be using Kohnke’s Own Palomino Gold and we do request that the rights to the picture be released to us for our ongoing use. If the picture was taken by a professional photographer, it is our policy to purchase the image for use, so this must be clearly noted when submitting the picture.

Conditions: Those shortlisted as potential winners will be contacted by the end of February 2018 by private message on Facebook. Selected palominos and buckskins must currently be using Palomino Gold. Those chosen to feature on the label and marketing material will receive 4 x 4 kg Kohnke’s Own Palomino Gold plus a gift voucher for $200 RRP to choose other Kohnke’s Own products for their horses, in lieu of payment for the rights and ongoing use of the selected image. If the picture was taken by a professional photographer, this must be clearly noted so that Kohnke’s Own may purchase the image for use. The competition is for Australian residents as prizes can only be sent to Australian addresses. This competition is not sponsored by, endorsed, administrated by or associated with Facebook.
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Kohnke's OwnThanks for all the amazing entries!! We are absolutely blown away by the response and we will check out all the images, posts and messages over the next couple of days! Please be patient - those shortlised will be contacted in a week or so once we have a set of possible winners. A big thank you again to everyone - we hope to feature 3-5 images on the label, but with so many beautiful horses and ponies entered, I hope those not on the shortlist will understand!! Our team will have a really hard time deciding on the winners - we love all the palominos and their very supportive owners and riders who have entered the competition. Kind regards, Philippa and the Kohnke's Own Facebook team

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Envy FF photo by Samantha Taylor but it is available for purchase for commercial use. Envy loves her Palomino Gold!

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Hi This NSJ Enchanted her sire is the stallion on the current label of Palomino Gold Bamborough Paramount. Enchanted will be representing NSW at the 2018 Equestrian Australia Show Horse Championship for Show Hunter Pony later in the year as she recently won at ENSW HOTY held at SIEC. We here at NSJ Ponies have always fed Palomino Gold and love the results we get Thank you

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Meet Amaranda Bradley he would love to be kohnkes own ambassador . Brad uses kohnkes palomino gold 😍 cell salts and cell perform

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This is my Burnt Buckskin paint gelding by Potassium

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Here's my palomino QH gelding Good As It Gets. He has a beautiful coat but we don't take any chances and give him his daily Kohnke's Palomino Gold! Ace Photography took the lovely photo!

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This is my beautiful boy. Had him 10 years! And everyone thinks of him as Mr Ed. Reclaims Sundown. 15 Yr old Australian Stock Horse.

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This is my solid Appaloosa Gelding Rocky “CMS Platinums Secret”

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Not a pally but my beautiful burnt buckskin mare She’s my little campdrafter, will be starting her official year out drafting this year

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Bookra Mint Edition. 3yo Cob Colt. Looking awesome whilst using Palomino gold. Absolutely love the product and what it does for him.

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Helios Antartic, 8 year old Stallion - Taralga Rodeo

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Nawarrah Park Pot Of Gold. Welsh Cob Sec D 3 yr old. Current Vic All Welsh Supreme Champion plus multiple other Supremes/Championships. Now commencing a saddle career - will debut as a 4 yr old later this year. Photo by Ann Killeen

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8yrs old stock horse x Bella AKA “Golden Illusion💛💫, looking absolutely amazing using your amazing product, I love this product so much 😍, everyone complements her and her coat and says how beautiful she looks 💖

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4yr old QH gelding ‘Ima Gold Kid’. We have just started using Palomino Gold so looking forward to some cracking results! Just starting out together and we plan on doing a bit of everything.

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Stepdon Park Tulip, 2017 Dilutes Australia National Champion Mare

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Daquara Limited Edition - Welsh D stallion and harness horse

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Here is my beautiful buckskin Woody - I shall send you his image via email.

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This is my gourgus pony gleisberg champions League (Champi) breed in Germany and I compete him dressage at the moment in nz 💖

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Itsa Shamrock Forget Me Not Connemara x Arab Stallion 5 yrs old In this photo Tye is on Palomino Gold

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My dad and his old pally gelding who past away a few years ago dad had for 19 years. They used to do stage shows together

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The golden boy, Karizmah Billionaire (aka Ballsy) 😊

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My 5 month old Vic born colt soon to be a WA resident! Kareela Karousel who was just awarded Elite status in the latest ACE assessment. I’m very proud of my baby! Warmblood x Welsh B

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Our beautifull Nawarrah Park Pop Gold. Multi-supreme winning, multi royal winning Welsh C Gelding. The photo was takenby Glenys Lily of Foxwood Photography. We've been using your product for many years now, and the results speak for themselves !!!! We win best colour classes all the time. We have many more amazing photos if you would like them. Thank you for this opportunity.

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Gold Dust Chantique Oak (Shandy), the most special pally mare! Unbeaten in dilutes show ring many years ago now retired due to injury but still a magical girl 😍 and anyone who knows her knows she has awesome prescence 😁 has a buckskin daughter too

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ARATAHNES ASCENTION and Lorranie Cleary Sydney royal 2017

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Caring for your aged or retired horse

The aging process in horses usually occurs over a period of years. Some horses appear old at 12 years of age, whilst others are still active up to 25 years or older. As horses age and live out their years of well-earned retirement in the paddock, it is important to ensure that their management and feeding routine is suitable according to their age and health.

An aged horse in retirement at pasture may fall away in condition during summer or winter when pasture is very dry and sparse, despite adequate shelter and supplementary hay. Unfortunately, once an aged horse loses condition, it is often difficult to regain the weight, even on a high energy diet. The feeding efficiency of an aged horse is most commonly affected by poor teeth and even the loss of teeth. Studies have shown that up to 33% of aged horses decline in health due to poor teeth and can even suffer from secondary septicaemia from infected teeth gums.

As a horse ages, its digestive efficiency including the absorption of nutrients decreases and it will generally require more energy for everyday activities such as walking, grazing and maintaining itself. An aged horse requires higher levels of good quality protein, as well as increased amounts of calcium and phosphorus, in their ration compared to a younger adult horse under similar conditions. The energy level and protein quality of the ration should be increased to maintain vitality, reasonable body condition and the ability to exercise (walk around the paddock), especially during extreme temperatures.

In addition to good sources of energy and protein for your aged horse, providing a diet with adequate bone minerals, vitamins and trace-minerals is very important. A comprehensive ration balancing supplement designed for resting or lightly worked horses and ponies, such as Kohnke’s Own® Cell-Provide™, is a great choice for aged horses as it features high potency vitamins and trace-minerals in both chelated and mineral forms, separated into compatible nutrient pellets for optimum stability. Cell-Provide is easy to chew, concentrated and comprehensive to ensure the health and vitality of senior and aged horses without dust, sift-out or wastage.
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So good to read wisdom on this topic. I'm caring for my 34yr old QH mare and it's a real balancing act between nutrition , management of aches and pains and supporting as active a lifestyle as possible. Regardless of seasons/conditions there are always challenges and sensible, specific advice (relevant in Australia) is rare and always welcome. Thank you John Khonke. Your information is always helpful.

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Our oldies are all in great shape thanks to Kohnke's Own Cell-Provide. The old girl (27 year old) still rules the roost and runs around like a spring chicken. We love Cell-Provide and highly recommend it to all owners of "mature" horses. Thanks again John and the team at Kohnke's Own. 😍😍😍

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Kathryn Jones how cute are these drawings

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Ricky and Lil 💙❤️ Kay Mcgough

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Katrine Mooney good for your Charlie boy.

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