Relaxed on the Move
Hardly any other nutrient than magnesium has shown to have such influence on the quality of life. However, until this became common knowledge, many riders had to cope with tensed horses during riding that were also susceptible to recurrent colic symptoms. The significance of magnesium and vitamin E for a proper functioning muscle metabolism and the heart was discovered quite early. And the trace element selen ium is also known for its muscle-protective properties. It is a fact that horses’ life expectan cies have greatly increased because of the availability of high-quality supplements - just li ke for humans.
Antioxidants like vitamin E, selenium and Oligomeric Proanth ocyanidins (OPC) have the ability to protect the organism’s cells from the consequences of increased perf ormances, poor health or stress.
Free radicals vs. antioxidants
High performances and stress cause the release of free radicals whi ch are known to destroy cellular walls, to damage the immune system and to promote the development of allergies. Supplementing the daily feed with antioxidants such as vitamin E, C and A, the trace element selenium and Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPC’s) derived from grape seed extract serves as additional protection.
- hoher Anteil an natürlichem Vitamin E
- besonders hoher Gesamtgehalt an Vitamin E
- viele weitere antioxidative Nährstoffe
The consequences of deficiencies in antioxidants are gener al weakness, unrideability, muscle problems and susceptibility to infections which can result in chronic diseases. The soil in many regions is considered to be low in selenium so that this trace element frequently lacks in the basi c feed. Supplementing the daily diet with selenium is sometimes inevitable. The usage of vitamin E plu s selenium is widespread and not only restricted to competition horses.
ca. 5 g je 100 kg Körpergewicht und Tag. Im Bedarfsfall kann vorüber gehend auch die doppelte Menge gegeben werden