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Magnesium Deficiency Caused by Severe Drought Conditions

Magnesium deficiency in animals can become critical during drought conditions because of heat stress, dehydration, and loss of electrolytes. Low magnesium in cells exacerbates dehydration. Water is essential for life itself and magnesium helps water to access cells for better hydration.  Without enough magnesium we lose the water too quickly. Magnesium for horses is essential …

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Is Your Horse Getting Too Much Calcium?

Excessive Calcium Supplements May Be Harmful Before you go jumping on the band wagon and feeding your horse extra calcium because you think that will help laminitis or build strong bones, consider this study which showed: “Hypercalcemia and excessive administration of calcium have the potential to increase urinary excretion of electrolytes, especially magnesium.” The study …

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Build Healthy Collagen With Magnesium for Skin, Muscle and Bone

COLLAGEN is the main component of connective tissue and the most abundant protein in mammals, making up from 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. It works as our body’s ‘scaffolding’. Depending upon the degree of mineralization, collagen tissues may be rigid (bone), compliant (tendon), or have a gradient from rigid to compliant (cartilage). …

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Magnesium for Horses Supplement to Avoid Laminitis

Why do horses need supplemental magnesium? Magnesium is needed directly for over 350 biochemical processes within the body, and is additionally involved in thousands of others. Magnesium is vital for energy production, metabolism of other minerals, regulation of blood sugars, maintaining normal muscle and nerve function, as well as strength of bones and teeth. The …

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