Horse & Hound

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“Bear in mind that horses lose water through urine and droppings as well as sweat”
EMILY SMITH, ALLEN & PAGE QUALITY HORSE FEEDS

Feed electrolytes

“UNLIKE human sweat, horse sweat is hypertonic, which means that it contains a higher concentration of body salts, or electrolytes, than other fluids within the body,” explains Llinos Owen, nutritional advisor at Dodson & Horrell.

“These salts include sodium and chloride, which help to maintain blood volume; potassium and calcium, which is important for muscle function; and magnesium, an essential component of body fluids.

“Most compound feeds contain a base level of electrolytes, but it will not be enough

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