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Science Supplements Complete Electrolytes


Product Code: 101553

Complete balanced, encapsulated electrolytes, which wont aggrevate an stomach prone to gastric ulcers.

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Science Supplements Complete Electrolytes are ideal for:

  • Fussy eaters who do not like the last of electrolytes in feed
  • Horses with a history of Gastric Ulcers

Electrolyte deficiencies can result in:

  • Sub-optimal performance
  • Digestive upsets and colic
  • Tying up
  • Thumps

Essential electrolytes are listed below, and it it essential that these are replaced at the same ratio as they are lost.

  • Sodium
  • Chloride
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium

Electrolytes should be supplemented to a horse when he or she sweats, this includes when training at home. Horses cannot store electrolytes, but daily losses should be accounted for as you go along. It is advisable to dose your horse with electrolytes as soon as possible following exertion, supplementation should continue for 3-5 days following the exertion. Drinking water MUST be accessible at all times after electrolytes have been given.

Dosage Instructions

A horse can loose 5L of sweat per hour, depending on the conditions of the day, which equates to around 50G of electrolytes. Exact dosage instructions depend on the size of horse, and duration of sweating

Powder: 500KG horse in moderate horse: 1.5 scoops daily (A scoop is 28G and contains: 4.1g Sodium, 7.7g Chloride, , 1.7g Potassium, 0.1g Magnesium and 0.1g Calcium)

Syringe: 500KG horse: 1 syringe is 1 dose. A syringe is 60G and contains: Sodium 10g; Chloride 19g; Potassium 3.8g; Calcium 0.3g; Magnesium 0.1g

Powder Ingredients: Sodium chloride, potassium chloride, vegetable oil, calcium gluconate, dextrose 5%, magnesium phosphate, flavour

Syringe ingredients: Sodium chloride, glycerine, sorbitol, potassium chloride, glucose syrup, tri-sodium citrate, purified water, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, xanthan gum, flavour, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate