The use of oils as feed supplements is standard procedure in many training yards and studs. It is of great importance that the oils be of high quality if they are to be rich in certain vitamins and oligo-elements, which are easily assimilated and used by the horse. In addition oils are mechanically beneficial to the digestive process. NAF produce two quality oils destined for use as equine feed supplements. Linseed Oil. Consisting mainly of the glycerides of the essential fatty acids, linoleic and gamma-linolenic acids, mucilage and protein. The effects on enhancement of the coat and as a mild digestive aid are well known to all associated with equine husbandry. High quality oils are rich in certain vitamins and oligo-elements, as well as being mechanically beneficial to the digestive system
Up to 30ml (2 tablespoons) per day on average 3-4 times per week for an adult horse. Pro rata for smaller animals.