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Spurwing Equine Electrolytes

Horses need certain charged minerals to maintain the balance and flow of vital body fluids, for the transmission of nerve impulses and the healthy function of the muscles and circulatory system. These charged minerals are known as electrolytes.

Electrolytes are also essential for the formation of new body tissues and are needed in enzyme functions such as recovery, energy transfer, cell growth, digestion and healing ability. Loss of electrolytes during exercise can lead to muscle tremors, uncoordination and severe exhaustion.

During periods of training, performance and high temperatures and humidity, horse lose large quantities of electrolytes through their sweat. As with human athletes, horses, in these conditions, need extra electrolytes added to their diet. Spurwing electrolyte mix contains all the necessary minerals needed to replace that which is lost during strenuous exercise. Sodium is necessary to balance the body water and maintain blood pressure. Potassium helps balance the fluids inside the cells and is vital for optimal muscle and kidney function. Chloride helps maintain the balance between the acids and bases. Magnesium is a very important co-factor for over 300 enzymes in the horses' body of which without magnesium they cannot function. All of these are found in Spurwings electrolyte mix; an indispensable addition to your sporting horses lifestyle when in work.