Applelyte Electrolyte is a unique formulation of trace minerals and salts formulated for easy feeding to help support recovery. Ideal for horses in training and regular work to help replace salts lost during sweating, due to exercise or hot weather. The efficient replacement of these salts supports optimum recovery. Applelyte Electrolyte supoorts healthy appetite and water consumption so helping to maintain hydration. It is also useful for horses stressed by traveling and overnight shows .
Salt, Potassium Chloride, Limestone Flour, Dextrose, Calcium Lactate, Magnesium Sulphate, Sodium Bicarbonate,
- Crude Ash – 65.8%
Moisture – 5.5%
Crude Fibre – <0.1%
Crude Protein – <1%
Crude Fat/Oil – <0.1%
Applelyte Electrolyte powder is ideal for use alongside B-Max or Super-Max
Why Feed Electrolytes
Electrolytes are essential nutrients that are involved in maintaining a horse’s health and performance. These nutrients are involved in numerous functions, including nervous sytsem, muscle function, hydration, and maintaining the body’s acid-base balance.
In horses, electrolytes are particularly important because they play a vital role in maintaining hydration levels during exercise. Horses lose large amounts of electrolytes through sweat during exertion, and these losses can have significant consequences if not replenished.
Electrolytes are a group of minerals that include sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium, and magnesium. Each of these minerals has a specific role in the body. Sodium, for example, is essential for regulating fluid balance and nerve and muscle function. Potassium is necessary for maintaining proper muscle function and heart health. Chloride is important for maintaining the acid-base balance in the body. Calcium is necessary for muscle function, nerve transmission, and bone health, and magnesium is essential for proper muscle and nerve function.
When a horse loses electrolytes through sweat, it can cause an imbalance in the body that can lead to limited recovery and a reduction in performance. This can have an impact on the horse’s performance and overall health. It is recommended to support optimum performance, that horses are provided with electrolyte supplements to replenish the minerals lost during exercise.
Electrolytes are vital nutrients that are essential for maintaining a horse’s health and performance. Ensuring that horses receive the necessary electrolytes during exercise helps maintain hydration, support muscle function, and help to optimise recovery. Electrolyte supplements are an effective way to replenish these minerals and maintain proper electrolyte balance in the horse’s body.
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