Apple Lytes Paste

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  • Convenient 30 ml syringe for ease of administration, ideal for use when travelling and at competitions
  • Provides a carefully balanced ratio of key electrolytes: sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and magnesium.
  • Promotes drinking for rehydration and restores lost electrolytes, to help maintain optimum performance.
  • BETA NOPS and UFAS accredited, ensuring our products do not contain prohibited substances and are suitable for horses competing under FEI regulations and the Rules of Racing.

Also available as a powder for regular daily use.

Key Ingredients Per 30ml Syringe

Sodium 5000g Potassium 2000g
Chloride 9600g Calcium 150mg
Magnesium  60mg Dextrose 2200mg

An increase in body temperature, either as a result of exercise, travelling or high environmental temperature will cause the horse to sweat. The evaporation of this sweat helps the horse to cool down and regulate his body temperature.

Sweating causes fluid loss, together with the loss of body salts or electrolytes, which are contained in the sweat.

So maintaining hydration, and replacing lost electrolytes is important not only for elite competition horses, but for all horses and ponies who are sweating after work – from Pony Club rallies or long hacks in the summer,  right through to international eventers, show jumpers and dressage horses!

The important electrolytes are Sodium and Chloride, Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium and they play many key roles in the body, but especially muscle contraction, the nervous system, and maintaining the fluid balance around cells.

Because horse sweat contains a higher concentration of sodium and chloride than his other body fluids, it is important that supplemental electrolytes are provided at the correct concentrations to ensure that the desire to drink is maintained, so fluid balance AND electrolyte losses can be restored, to promote rehydration and recovery, and ensure continued optimum performance. 

This is especially important during long distance travel, or longer show and events, when fatigue will increase, and performance will decline if electrolyte and fluid balance (rehydration) are not restored.

Research has shown that just 1% dehydration can adversely affect performance.

Apple Lytes Paste been carefully formulated to begin to replace the key electrolytes, and encourage drinking to help prevent dehydration and maintain peak performance.

Apple Lytes should not be administered on a empty stomach, but should be given at appropriate intervals during long distance travel. Following exertion, once cooled and calm, the horse should be offered a small fibre feed or access to forage, before administering Apple Lytes Paste. 

What are the benefits of Apple Lytes Paste?

Convenient, easy to administer syringes, handy for travel and shows.

SodiumPotassium and Chloride levels are carefully balanced to provide optimum levels to promote drinking and restore electrolytes losses to maintain performance.

Calcium and Magnesium are also provided from bio-available sources to replenish losses.

Low sugar and suitable for all horses and ponies

Highly palatable, with an attractive flavour, and readily accepted even by fussy feeders.

Nutrition

A complementary mineral feed for horses, designed to replace essential electrolytes lost in sweat.

Directions for feeding:

For 400-600 kg horses: :  15 ml daily for  lighter work, 30 ml daily for horses in harder work sweating heavily. Administer into the horse’s mouth onto the back of the tongue. Maximum 30 mls per day

Do not exceed recommended intakes unless under professional advice

Key Ingredients Per 30ml Syringe

Sodium5000g Potassium2000g
Chloride9600g Calcium150mg
Magnesium60mg Dextrose2200mg

 

Additives (per kg):

Sensory additives:  Mixture of flavouring compounds 5g

Technological additives: E327 Calcium Lactate 27.3g, E202 Potassium sorbate 2g

Composition: Sodium Chloride, potassium chloride, dextrose, magnesium sulphate.

Analytical Constituents:

Crude Ash 44.0% Potassium 6.6%
Sodium 16.7% Calcium 0.5%
Chloride 32.2% Magnesium 0.2%

 

Other useful Products:

Apple Lytes Powder  - for daily electrolyte replenishment

Pro-Pell   - B Vitamin tonic for extra energy

Pro Gut Balancer – to support a healthy gut microbiome during the stress of competition and travel

Supreme Omega Oil – for omega 3 fatty acids, to support energy level and promote a glossy coat.

Apple Lytes Paste

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