Nutritional Articles


Published: 2006-07-18

Prebiotics and probiotics have been the subject of an increasing interest in humans as well as in animals, due to their potential positive impact on health and wellbeing. Véronique Julliand, Professor at ENESAD, Dijon, France presented an overview regarding pre- and probiotics at the 3rd European Equine Health & Nutrition Congress. After a presentation of the definition and the European regulation of prebiotics and probiotics, Julliand reviewed the effects of these nutritional products in horses and discuss their potential interests for equine practice. You are able to download this document from:

Cavalor Vitaflor contains Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Living yeasts and prebiotics may be used in the nutritional management to enhance the absorption of important nutrients and stimulate "good" bacteria

The proceedings of the European Equine Health & Nutrition Congress are also available as a booklet. The proceedings booklet contains reviews of the invited speaker session and extended abstracts from the free communication session. Information about the congress and order information regarding the proceedings can be obtained from