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Of all the common lameness problems that effect horses and ponies, laminitis and founder are most feared by horse owners. A breakthrough in Australian technology means that you can now protect your horse against this crippling disease. 

FOUNDERGUARD is a patented feed supplement which protects horses from carbohydrate induced laminitis (founder). Researched and developed in Australia, Founderguard is considered by equine nutritionists as a major breakthrough in horse feeding, as it allows high energy diets to be fed safely.

Why use Founderguard?

Clinically proven preventative supplement for feed induced laminitis and founder.  

Beneficial for 

  • Horses on high grain diets e.g. gallopers, pacers, eventers and show hacks
  • Horses grazing lush pastures particularly during spring and autumn when sugar levels in pasture are high
  • Young horses being prepared for sales e.g. high grain/low exercise animals
  • Horses that have suffered laminitis or founder in the past
  • Horses undergoing a change in diet
  • Horses with seedy toe, white line separation or poor-quality hooves

Analysis: Each 25g dose contains: - Virginiamycin 250mg
(Bound in a fibrous pellet for delivery to the site of action in the large intestine)

FOUNDERGARD is available in 1kg and 5kg buckets.

Please Note: This product cannot be shipped to New Zealand

Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Carol Thompson (Greenbank, AU)

Very happy with this product. We have a rescue mare who is prone to founder. When on Founderguard she is definitely more comfortable. Purchasing from Vetnpet Direct for me is easy and convenient. Staff are lovely and easy to deal with. Prices are always competitive. Very happy customer.

DELL TINK (Sydney, AU)

Vet-n-pet DIRECT provide my requested purchase promptly. The service provide by these guys is great.

Margaret Oliver (Hobart, AU)

Is helping control this condition with my horse. Very quick delivery, much appreciated - I seem to need it each Spring (or even before).


Founderguard has worked well on my pony and she has been sound and happy since we started her on Founderguard. Love this product as its easy to add to a feed and keeps my pony happy.

Linda Venator

Greta product, have been using it for 5 yeas now, a lifesaver for any foundered horse. If you ever need a distributer in Canada, I would be honored to promote this wonderfull product!!