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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 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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This month on Kohnke’s Own Facebook Page we shared stories and memories of our most beloved horses. Read all of the fantastic stories and join in the fun yourself by clicking here.

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Tired and stressed from Christmas shopping and the end of a long year 2016? Well, why not enjoy a nap under a shady tree like our donkey friend! Share with your friends to wish them a Happy Friday and a peaceful and relaxing weekend
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Vicki BiggsSuper sized for his ears xx

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Pat HughesNoeline, here's Chelsea the donkey! 🙂

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Dehydration – Moisture or Salt Loss
Dehydration is a common problem in hardworking horses, particularly during the summer months. Dehydration is caused by the excessive loss of fluid from the blood and tissues without adequate replacement of this fluid by intake of water or moisture in the feed. Dehydration is a well-known term which describes the body’s inadequate level of water causing metabolic disorder. Less commonly known is that dehydration does not only refer to the body’s inadequacy of water, but also of salts, essential for normal body function.

Providing supplements of sodium chloride (general salt) as well as potassium and magnesium salts in the feed helps to replace salt lost in sweat and stimulate the thirst response to encourage horses to drink. There is a multitude of electrolyte and salt mixes available, but Kohnke’s Own Cell-Salts™ is different. It is a salt mix formulated to correct low feed levels rather than just replace salts lost in sweat after exercise. Cell-Salts is a concentrated mix of physiological salts including higher levels of potassium and magnesium salts in a special slow release formulation. Cell-Salts is more economical than other electrolytes because you can add your own table salt (salt is cheap) to meet total sodium needs. Dr. John Kohnke designed Cell-Salts to include more of the premium, specific salts to which you add your own cheap general salt, thus keeping the dose rate at around 27-38 cents per day, depending on the pack size.

If you would like to know more about the signs of dehydration and the management of this important issue, we invite you to message our Facebook page or email info@kohnkesown.com for a free factsheet.
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Petra MarzSounds great. Must put on shopping list for Cadbury's big season and my other four legged bestie's. Thanks John. 😊

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Tori CarthyIs Iodised table salt ideal to add or just plain table salt?

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Peta PatersonAnother excellent post! Shared on Holistic Horse Hub Australia 🙂 www.facebook.com/groups/138758949897489/

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Jenny VaughanWe give access to rock salt all year round. Would that be enough except for those in work?

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Dana FullerSo would the pink himalayan salt be ok?

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