Your horse needs a variety of vitamins and minerals in order to live.
Horse Vitamin Requirements
(based on a standard no-working horse)
|Vitamin A (iu/kg)||12000|
|Vitamin D3 (iu/kg)||1200|
|Vitamin E (mg/kg)||Up to 200|
|Vitamin K (mg/kg)||Unknown|
|Vitamin B1 (mg/kg)||15|
|Vitamin B2 (mg/kg)||15|
|Vitamin B3 (mg/kg)||25|
|Pantothenic Acid (mg/kg)||15|
|Folic Acid (mg/kg)||10|
|Vitamin B12 (ug/kg)||250|
|Vitamin C (mg/kg)||250|
Courtesy of the NRC
What happens when you DON’T MEET the requirements
courtesy of Animal Kingdom Organics.
Here’s 3 other takes on horse vitamin and mineral nutrition
1.) A BALANCED DIET – AT ALL COST Stephen Duren, Ph.D …
Doctor Duren does a very nice job discussing the nutritional benefits of good quality forage. http://centralwashingtondressage.orgSun, 19 May 2013 15:06:09 GMT A complete product is one that contains the forage, grain, vitamin and mineral portions of the diet.
2.) Discussing Supplements, Vitamins and food for Horses
Part 1- Rick Gore Horsemanship
I appreciate what Rick has to say but I think you’ll want to learn more about the red cell product.
Red Cell is ranked #1 in our list of “Dirty Dozen” products that contain questionable ingredients.[/hilight]
http://www.thinklikeahorse.org/ – Here I talk about some grain, hay, Vitamins and other supplements. “MODERATION IS KEY” “LESS IS MORE”. Too much of anything…
3.) Equine nutrition
Equine nutrition is the feeding of horse s, ponies , mule s, donkey s, and other equine s. … Vitamins and minerals: File:HorseSupplement. …
I love wikipedia.
Horses need a good solid vitamin mineral supplement regardless of whose camp you are sitting in.
We recommend Organic Horse Supplements. For their complete line click here,