What is Omega 3 Flaxseed Oil?
Omega 3 Flaxseed Oil (Linseed Oil) is a high-quality plant-based source of balanced Omega-3, 6, and 9’s, providing a source of calories. It is cold pressed, chemical free and also provides antioxidants which may help detoxify free radicals from the body.
Additional benefits include supporting the horse’s immunity, skin and coat health, and supporting joint and hoof health. Flaxseed Oil does not contain starch or sugar which are used to provide energy. Further, one cup of oil provides the same calories as approximately two and half cups of grain. The absence of sugar and starch makes Flaxseed oil suitable for all horses including those suffering metabolic issues, ulcers and hot behaviour.
Stance Omega 3 Flaxseed Oil supports lifestyle enjoyment for you and your horse.
How can Omega 3 Flaxseed Oil help your horse?
Coat and Skin Health:
Studies show that Flaxseed Oil can support a horse’s coat and skin health, including shinier, softer, and healthier coat. Flaxseed Oil has been shown to support common skin issues such as dryness, itching, and inflammation.
Support for Joint Function:
Studies show that the Omega-3 fatty acids present possess anti-inflammatory properties, which can aid in reducing joint inflammation and supporting joint mobility. Horses suffering from arthritis or joint stiffness may benefit from this supplement in their diet.
Digestive Health Support:
The study suggests that Flaxseed Oil can support digestion and absorption of nutrients, leading to improved overall digestive function. Due to its nutrient profile and anti-inflammatory properties Stance Omega 3 Flaxseed Oil is highly suitable for ulcer-prone horses.
Supporting the Immune System:
The immune-boosting properties of Flaxseed Oil were highlighted in this study. The high concentration of Omega-3 fatty acids helps support the immune system.
Weight Management Support:
For horses struggling with weight management issues, Stance Omega 3 Flaxseed Oil helps regulate weight and condition by promoting lean muscle development whilst reducing body fat.
Omega-3’s are important for the hoof wall microtubules and laminae supporting hoof suppleness and strength.
Effect of Dietary Flaxseed Oil Supplementation on the Redox Status, Haematological and Biochemical Parameters of Horses’ Blood (2020) Sembratowicz, I, et al. Animals 2020, 10(12), 2244; Read here
Add to feed twice daily. Introduce slowly into diet to optimise absorption.
Maintenance/light work rate:
Morning Feed: 1 x 30ml +
Evening Feed: 1 x 30ml
Performance/heavy work rate:
Morning Feed: 1 x 100ml +
Evening Feed: 1 x 100ml
Feeding rate is a guide and can be adjusted as required. Based on a 500kg horse.
Ensure clean water is available.