Essential Mineral Replacement FormulaElectrolytes are essential for many body functions, and horses lose them in their sweat. When electrolyte levels drop below minimum levels, there can be a wide variety of adverse effects including weakness, muscle cramping, lameness, and colic. The first step in making sure your horse has adequate intake of electrolytes is to feed a mineral-adequate diet with at least 10lbs of hay daily. Loose salt (table salt, not sea salt) will usually be consumed more readily than salt in licks or bricks. Make sure your horse consumes at least 1oz of salt in cool weather when inactive. With hard work and warm or hot weather, the horse's basic salt needs increase to 3-4oz per day for an average-size (900lbs | 400kg) horse.
The quantity of electrolytes your horse needs depends on how much sweat he loses. Sweat losses during exercise vary, from about 2 quarts to more than 10 quarts per hour. Regarding sodium loss, this amounts to anywhere from 5 to 25 grams per hour.
Although it is theoretically possible to fulfill an exercising horse’s electrolyte needs with plenty of good-quality forage and free-choice salt licks, studies do show that supplemental electrolytes are important and beneficial for maximum performance. Besides aiding in the prevention of tie-ing up, electrolytes help horses recover faster from hard training and return to their feed quicker.
While electrolytes can be essential to the performance horse, electrolyte formulas must properly meet the horse’s needs. Equine electrolyte replacements do not include a large amount of sugar, but instead should be formulated to replace what is lost from the horse during exercise.
Easy to administer with meals or in drinking water. If you’re going to add E-Concentrate to your horse’s drinking water, we recommend making fresh, un-supplemented water available as well.
- E-Concentrate is test free in all events
- E-Concentrate is safe to feed to pregnant mares
- E-Concentrate is convenient in water or top dressed on grain
- E-Concentrate may offer aid in tie-ing up and other dehydration symptoms
- Enjoy the many benefits of using this equine supplement as an all-in-one electrolyte formula
Potassium Chloride (KCL): . . . . . . . 11,479 mg / 34 g
Potassium act.: 2,870 mg
Chloride act.: 8,610 mg
Sodium Chloride: . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,479 mg / 34 g
Salt/sodium act.: 7,346.56 mg
Chloride act.: 4,132.44 mg
Dicalcium Phosphate: . . . . . . . . . 5,743 mg / 34 g
Calcium act.: 690 mg
Phosphorous act.: 459.44 mg
Magnesium proteinate: . . . . . . . . 5,315 mg / 34 g
Magnesium act.: 266 mg
Recommended daily serving
One level scoop (provided) = 34 grams.
- 1/2 scoop for moderate exercise
- 1/2 scoop twice daily for performance or intense training
- May be top dressed on feed, oral syringe or in drinking water
During race or event:
- Give 1 level scoop twice on the day before the race or event
Give 1/2 scoop after the race or event
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