Vitamin C

March 25, 2015


Ensuring electrolyte balance to an equine athlete is critical due to the importance of electrolytes, in particular sodium (Na), potassium (K) and chloride (CI), in maintaining proper cellular function.

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January 13, 2015

Ten Facts About The Universe And Supplements For Horses

Ten Facts About The Universe And Supplements For Horses 1. B-Vitamins can be produced in the horses gut 2. Amino Acids are essential for building muscle and 10 of them need to supplied in the horses diet 3. Prebiotics are not Probiotics. Probiotics are the bacteria and Prebiotics are the food for the bacteria. 4….

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January 7, 2015

Flavourings And Fussy Eaters

Plusvital has been making supplements for horses since 1975 and we realise the importance of nutrition to the health and wellbeing of the horse. Over the years we have incorporated a range of flavours to our products to make them palatable for every horse.

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November 18, 2014

Importance Of Antioxidants

When the horse exercises, a natural inflammatory response is created and this can lead to an increase in free radicals and increased oxygen consumption, which can lead to damage of cell membranes in the horses muscles and tissues, including the lungs. This oxidative stress is a change or disturbance in the balance between oxidants (e.g. free radicals) and antioxidants (e.g. vitamins).

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November 11, 2014

Vitamin C And The Horse

As a water-soluble antioxidant, vitamin C can help keep the horse healthy in times of stress. As an antioxidant the vitamin works to fight against free radicals by neutralising them and therefore rendering them non-harmful.

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