TriSana Nutrition Spirulina is an excellent ancient superfood for horses. It packs a nutritional punch, as well as being super beneficial for their health.
Spirulina is one of the richest sources of protein available, at up to 70% protein. It is a complete source of amino acids, including the limiting lysine and methionine. Furthermore, the protein is highly bioavailable, meaning the horse can utilize the whole supplement. This supplement is beloved for putting on that hard to gain muscle (like topline) when paired with an excellent workout program. It is the boost that is often needed and missing from the diet. It is a highly valuable supplement to provide in cases of malnourishment, also containing vitamins A, E, K and many micro and macro nutrients. For this same reason, spirulina is glycogen sparing in the body, leading to decreased muscle damage and inflammation from exercise, while increasing stamina and performance. It is rich in chlorophyll, which helps cleanse the blood and increase oxygen circulation.
TriSana Nutrition Spirulina is also high in fatty acids, including omega 3s. These fatty acids are highly anti-inflammatory in nature. Spirulina also contains a unique fatty acid called Gamma Linolenic acid (GLA), and is one of the richest sources found of this. GLA is highly researched to have positive effects on chronic diseases, like diabetes.
TriSana Nutrition Spirulina also serves as a probiotic for your horse. The spirulina feeds the good bacteria in their gut, while helping to inhibit the bad bacteria, leading to a more robust digestive system. A study even showed that spirulina supplementation in horses enhanced the gut lining.
Spirulina also has been shown effective against Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) and/or Insulin Resistance in horses. When fed to obese horses, spirulina supplementation led to significant weightloss and reduction in body condition scores, including reduced fasting insulin levels. This particular study even showed that 5 of the 6 EMS horses tested negative for EMS after 3 months of supplementation!!! Spirulina lowers the blood sugar levels, having hypoglycemic actions in the body.
The list goes on - Spirulina is also a super supplement to provide to horses with dermatitis, heaves, allergies, sweet itch, or hives. The algae is a natural anti-histamine, and helps mediate the immune response to mitigate the irritable symptoms. It boosts the immune system to help it launch the proper immune response to the irritants.
Scientifically proven to:
- Assist in the maintenance of muscle health and condition
- Assist in the maintenance of a healthy immune system
- Assist in the maintenance of a healthy hormonal and metabolic system
TriSana Nutrition Spirulina is recommended for any horses needing increased fitness, stamina and recovery - whether young horses getting started, mature horses getting fit or increasing their level, or seniors needing a boost. It is recommended for horses needing help with a healthy weight, gain or loss. Horses with Equine Metabolic syndrome, or horses suffering from headshaking, hives, heaves, or allergies.
Veterinary Health Product Number: NN.G0U3