Jaguar Health and Dubai-based Seed Mena Enter Collaboration Agreement for Equilevia, Jaguar’s Personalized, Premium Product for Total Gut Health and Wellness in Horses
Equilevia™ contains ingredients isolated and purified from the medicinal Croton lechleri tree, which is sustainably harvested from the rainforest. Equilevia™ acts locally in the gut. Gut health is of critical importance in competitive horses, as conditions such as ulcers can meaningfully impair equine athlete performance, and colic can lead to the death of an otherwise healthy horse in a matter of hours. According to a third-party 2005 study, as many as 55% of performance horses have both colonic and gastric ulcers, and 97% of performance horses have either a gastric (87%) or a colonic (63%) ulcer.1
“In the Gulf economies, the traditional hobbies of local populations
have become widespread activities—and nowhere is this more true than for
horses, an age-old passion of the region’s Bedouin tribes. The
modernization of the competitive equine industry in the
In 2017, 7,399 horses and 1,437 “equine athletes” from the
“The need for a personalized, premium product for total gut health in
equine athletes was originally identified by the late Dr.
Jaguar has tested Equilevia™ for safety and wellness in both racing horses and horses in training. The results of testing in actively racing horses resulted in more top placements and greater purses for horses given Equilevia™ than for horses on placebo, as well as observations of improved equine “wellness.”
According to the terms of the Agreement, Jaguar will pay SEED an ongoing
percentage of revenue generated from any clients or partners introduced
to Jaguar by SEED, and the agreed-upon revenue percentage increases
after the first
Certain statements in this press release constitute “forward-looking
statements.” These include statements regarding the expectation that
Jaguar and SEED will capitalize on SEED’s network and contacts in the
private and public sector in the
1Pellegrini FL. Results of a large-scale necroscopic study of equine colonic ulcers. J Equine Vet Sci. 2005;25(3):113-117.
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