SECURE PAYMENT PROCESSING
Omega-3 Oil for Horses
Omega-3 oils such as flaxseed (linseed) oil are excellent essential supplements to feed to maintain equine joint flexibility and provide other health benefits to your horses and ponies.
The health benefits of feeding an equine Omega-3 oil supplement means that your horse may remain active and working well into his 20s or even 30s, without the need for pain relief medication.
Although fish oils are widely available, horses are naturally vegetarian and it is thought by some experts that fish oils are an unnatural food for horses;
The Omega-3 found in cod-liver oil is a different type to the Omega-3 in flaxseed oil.
Fat is scarce in an equine’s natural foods and it might not seem natural to feed it to horses, but it has been proven that a horse must obtain “good fats” or “healing fats” in order to be healthy.
Omega-3 essential fatty acids or oils are good fats.
Research has indicated that increased levels of EPA & DHA supplied in Omega-3 oils may help to maintain pain-free, supple and mobile joints in horses and ponies.
Aiding connective tissues to restore to health and recover from the stress of exercise – this improves the recovery rate after training and competition. It can be maintained by feeding your horse flaxseed oil on a regular basis. This can aid indications, if taken regularly.
Another benefit of flaxseed oil for your horse is the effect on his coat.
If your horse suffers from a dry or very dull coat, fatty acids help to improve the texture of his coat, making for fuller, shinier hair.
While superficial, a dull coat is often a sign of other health problems like a weakened immune system. Since flax seed oil promotes a healthy, glossy coat, it is apparent that this also helps the health of your horse.
Respiratory & Immune System
Flaxseed oil can also be helpful in providing your horse with a good respiratory system and sustains the immune system.
Omega-3 fatty acids can assist the correct development of the equine nervous system, brain, muscles and skeleton.
Regular intake of flaxseed oil can maintain the wellbeing of your horse or pony over time.
Making flaxseed oil a regular part of your horse’s diet can also aid sensitivities.
Horses that endure sensitive skin often have poor immune systems to begin with. The introduction of Omega-3 fatty acids can maintain their immune system and make sensitive skin less of a problem.