As a horse owner, you know about magnesium chloride, a vital mineral that can have a huge impact on the health, performance, and wellbeing of your horse. Most horse feeds contain phosphorous and potassium but often lack magnesium.
These magnesium flakes are mined in the Tobetan Plateau and are the purest flakes on the planet. Magnesium Chloride Food-Grade Flakes Magnesium (Mg) plays a number of important roles in your horse’s body. It is a vital mineral used in over 350 biochemical processes and involved in thousands of others. For example, magnesium is required for cellular energy or energy production. It also plays an important role in muscle and nerve function.
Horses deficient in magnesium can show signs of nervousness, excitability, wariness, and have muscle tremors. Magnesium is also known to help reduce equine obesity as well as lessen the risk of laminitis in horses that are prone to it. An increasing number of veterinarians are recommending magnesium to treat a variety of conditions and symptoms that are commonly found in horses.
Magnesium is known to help with:
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Here are some suggested tips that can help your horse’s muscle relax and recover after an afternoon ride or competition.
Suggested Procedure* from some horse owners in Australia.
Suggested Use for Feed: Dissolve 3 tbsp in 15 oz of water Put 2 tsp of dissolved magnesium solution onto the feed twice a day Increase every three days the dosage by 1 tsp per feeding until you reach 8 tsp. If your horse's manure is softened at any time, back off a dosage until the bowels have built up a tolerance. Slowly add magnesium to your horse's diet to avoid scouring. if your horse is not showing any signs of loose manure, you can continue to increase the dosage as before. After a month on magnesium, your horse may have loose manure. That is a sign that your horse is receiving more magnesium than needed. Reduce the dosage to the previous level.
Suggested Use for Hoof Soak: Add 1/4 c of magnesium flakes into a bucket with two gallons of warm water. Soak the hoof for 15 min and then let stand for 5 minutes. Rinse off the hoof with warm water.
Suggested Use for Bath: Add 1 c of magnesium flakes into a 5 gallon bucket of warm water. While the flakes dissolve, hose your horse off. Scrap any water off your horse. Soak a sponge into the solution and apply all along your horse's back, withers, hind end, and legs. Let is soak for 20 minutes. Wash off with warm water.
*Suggested use from horse owners from Australia. Please consult your vet before using any new products on your horse.
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