Natural Vitamin E supplement
- Racehorses - to support optimum muscle function
- Broodmares - to support fertility, poor milkers and poor quality colostrum
- Stallions - to support libido and semen quality
- Foals and youngstock - at stressful times or during periods of confinement
- Horses recovering from illness or injury, or those stabled without access to fresh grazing
FEATURES & BENEFITS:
- Potent natural source of Vitamin E with proven increased bioavailability
- Rapidly available allowing timed administration to provide peak antioxidant protection
- Low dose rate provides a high intake of natural Vitamin E and can easily be syringed orally, if needed
- Retained in tissues for longer than synthetic sources, so good for strategic use
- Pack size 450ml
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Studies by Kentucky Equine Research have shown that the form and source of Vitamin E can make a difference to horses. Nano-E is a potent and powerful natural Vitamin E source that benefits all horses with a rapid absorption rate and increased bioavailability. It is a water soluble liquid supplement that can be administered strategically.
Using Nano-E has many benefits. For broodmares, additional Vitamin E in the last 30 days of pregnancy improves both her Vitamin E status and that of her foal. Colostrum quality is also improved with higher antibody levels found when supplemented.
It can be given to a newborn or premature foal for use as a support to their immune system, and can help when travelling the foals with the mares for covering.
Broodmare fertility is also a consideration for additional Vitamin E, particularly for mares covered early in the season where pasture contribution of natural E will be low. This is particularly important for mares with reduced uterine defence mechanisms and may also be of benefit to mares with a history of placental dysfunction if given in the last 2-4 weeks of pregnancy.
Stallion fertility also benefits from specific supplementation of Vitamin E. Both libido and sperm quality have been linked with Vitamin E. Use of Nano-E during the covering season is recommended for all stallions, in particular those with fertility related concerns, such as low sperm motility. Higher circulating levels of Vitamin E may create an environment to support the survival of progressively motile sperm.
For racehorses, Nano-E is recommended for use during periods of increased training or stress, and a busy racing campaign. It can be used to preload the body prior to travelling and racing. Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant with well-documented benefits to muscle function and the reduction of damage to muscle tissue.
We recommend 12 - 20 ml (3000 to 5000 iu) pre-loading 6-12 hours prior to a race, during long distance travelling or leading up to a stressful event, and then for 3-4 days after for improved recovery rates.
|Natural vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol)
The feeding rates are offered as a guideline. If you would like to discuss your horse's individual requirements, please contact a member of our Nutrition Team on 01622 718487 or call the Thoroughbred Office on 01488 73456.
|4 - 8 ml (1000 to 2000 iu) as maintenance for stabled horses or those on poor pasture
|12 - 20 ml (3000 to 5000 iu) pre-loading 6-12 hours prior to a race, during long distance travelling or leading up to a stressful event
|6 -12 ml (1500 - 3000 iu) for pregnant and lactating mares (late gestation to early lactation)
|12 ml (3000 iu) to foals, including newborns
|6 - 12 ml (1500 - 3000 iu) for stallions during the breeding season
|For further information on feeding rates, please contact our Nutrition Team on 01622 718487
Nano-E can be used in conjunction with any feeding programme to strategically increase the intake of natural Vitamin E at times of need. It should be administered orally or top-dressed onto the feed at time of feeding soon after removal from the bottle.
Average Serving Size: 8 ml (plastic syringe included)
Container sizes: 450 ml (56 servings) 3.8 litres (475 servings).
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