Health Tip - In The Heat and Humidity-Electrolytes To The Rescue!
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Tip of the Week
When it’s time to sweat, Electrolytes must come to the rescue!
With record temperatures and high humidity plaguing our horses, care must be taken to keep your horse hydrated and healthy. That is when giving your horse Electrolytes is essential. Sodium, chloride, potassium and magnesium are the primary electrolytes (ions) needed by a working horse. When ions are balanced, they promote water consumption and retention, which can eliminate dehydration and other health problems. Electrolytes will keep your horse well on those super hot days.
With temperatures soaring, it’s important that your horse gets a good quality daily ration of electrolytes in his feed as healthy part of his feed program.
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