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August 22, 2019

Everything That You Need To Know About Electrolyte Supplementation

Everything That You Need To Know About Electrolyte Supplementation Passive evaporative loss from the skin in horses not exercising in a moderate temperature (5-20oC) is expected to be around 6 litres per day or less. Increased core body temperature as a result of use of muscles during exercise or high environmental temperature result in the…

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August 14, 2019

Nutraceutical Aspects Of Sales Preparation

Nutraceutical Aspects Of Sales Preparation Dr. Michael Griffin Bsc. MVB. PhdWithin the sales ring the body condition, confirmation and overall appearance of a yearling can either add or subtract from its sales catalogue page. Thus, these visual attributes can directly affect the sales price of a yearling. With this in mind, the aim of preparation…

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May 10, 2019

EIPH: Everything You Need To Know About “Bleeding” In Horses

EIPH: Everything You Need To Know About “Bleeding” In Horses Exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage (EIPH) is a disorder most commonly observed in Thoroughbreds, Quarter horses and Standardbreds during fast sprint work but which is also observed in other high performance horses in sports such as three day eventing, polo, reining and barrel racing. It occurs…

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July 23, 2018

Plusvital Partner With New Zealand Breeders (NZTBA)

Plusvital Partner With New Zealand Breeders (NZTBA) Irish equine science company Plusvital has just announced a new partnership with the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (NZTBA), who will offer their members detailed information and discounts on Plusvital’s range of genetic tests for Thoroughbred horses. Powered by Equinome’s cutting edge genomic tools, these genetic tests analyse the DNA…

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May 25, 2018

Plusvital EnerGene-Q10 Now Available At Rossdales

Plusvital EnerGene-Q10 Now Available At Rossdales Irish equine science company Plusvital is delighted to announce that leading UK equine veterinary practice Rossdales will now offer Plusvital EnerGene-Q10, the world’s first nutrigenomic supplement for horses. Scientifically formulated to contain a highly bioavailable form of Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10), EnerGene-Q10 supports more efficient energy production within a horse’s…

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February 27, 2018

MicroActive CoQ10: The Special Ingredient In Plusvital’s EnerGene-Q10

MicroActive CoQ10: The Special Ingredient In Plusvital’s EnerGene-Q10 Absorption of crude ubiquinone powder is as low as 1% because: (i) Crude ubiquinone crystals have poor solubility as they are fat soluble and also clump together in the aqueous environment of the gut and are thus too large to absorb; (ii) CoQ10 has a melting point…

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February 27, 2018

Using CoQ10 For Energy Generation And Recovery

Using CoQ10 for Energy Generation and Recovery Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is also known by the name ubiquinone for the reason that it is ubiquitous throughout all living cells in all animals and most bacteria. It was first discovered in 1940. Subsequently, it was first isolated from beef heart in 1957. It is a fat soluble…

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January 17, 2018

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute To Provide Plusvital Genetic Tests

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute To Provide Plusvital Genetic Tests Irish equine science company Plusvital is delighted to announce a partnership with Hagyard Equine Medical Institute on a range of genetic tests for Thoroughbred horses. Powered by Equinome’s cutting edge genomic tools, the genetic tests analyse the DNA of a horse to predict optimum race distance,…

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November 24, 2017

Plusvital Launches the World’s First Nutrigenomic Supplement for Horses

Plusvital Launches the World’s First Nutrigenomic Supplement for Horses [vc_single_image image=”7766″ img_size=”full”]In a significant development for equine nutrition, Irish equine science company Plusvital today announced the launch of EnerGene-Q10, the world’s first nutrigenomic supplement for horses, that contains the compound Co-enzyme Q10 (CoQ10). In research published earlier this week*, scientists at University College Dublin and…

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August 4, 2017

Nutrigenetics in Horses: The Next Step in Equine Nutrition?

Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics In Horses With the sequencing of the equine genome in the last decade there is now an expanding and readily available spectrum of genetic technologies for a variety of applications in horses. Equine nutrition has always been an area of much research and interest in the past due to the effect diet can have on…

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March 31, 2017

Plusvital Genetic Tests Now Available At Dubai Equine Hospital

Plusvital Genetic Tests Now Available At Dubai Equine Hospital Irish equine science company Plusvital has just announced a new partnership with Dubai Equine Hospital, who will now offer the company’s innovative genetic tests for Thoroughbred horses. The purpose of Plusvital’s genetic testing is to provide objective, scientific information to support breeding, training and race entry…

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