Powdered Coconut Oil
PowerStance is a high energy feed supplement containing 70% natural coconut oil and is a rich source of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MTCs)
It may be used as a non grain source of energy.
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PowerStance should be introduced gradually into diet over a two week period.
Split into two feeds (morning and night) where possible.
Always provide access to clean water.
1 scoop = 25g
For coat condition:
Morning feed: 1 x scoop (25g)
Night feed: 1 x scoop (25g)
Gut health and appetite:
Morning feed: 1 x scoop (25g)
Night feed: 1 x scoop (25g)
Morning feed: 2 - 4 x scoops (50 - 100g)
Night feed: 2 - 4 x scoops (50 - 100g)
Weight gain: 2 x scoops (50g) per 100kg of horse body weight. For a 500kg horse:
Morning feed: 5 x scoops (125g)
Night feed: 5 x scoops (125g)
Recommended rates based on a 500 kg horse
PowerStance should be fed as part of a balanced diet.
(Note: 305g PowerStance is equivalent in energy to 1 cup vegetable oil).
Small 5kg dog:
Morning feed: 1/4 teaspoon (1.25g)
Night feed: 1/4 teaspoon (1.25g)
Medium 15kg dog:
Morning feed: 3/4 teaspoon (3.75g)
Night feed: 3/4 teaspoon (3.75g)
Large 25kg dog:
Morning feed: 1 + 1/4 teaspoon (6.25g)
Night feed: 1 + 1/4 teaspoon (6.25g)
Extra Large 40kg+ dog:
Morning feed: 2 teaspoons (10g)
Night feed: 2 teaspoons (10g)
A propriatery blend [Coconut oil, Purified GM free corn starch, Hydrated Silica] 50g
• Powdered Coconut Oil
• A source of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)
• High energy (29.4MJ/kg or 3.18MCal/lb)
• PowerStance contains 70% natural coconut oil
• Support coat, mane and tail condition
• May support normal muscle glycogen
• MCTs comprise lauric and capric acids.
• May assist in supporting appetite and digestive function
Why feed oils?
Oil is 2 to 3 times more energy dense than cereal grains - so you can feed less oil to give the same amount of energy. This is especially useful for those horses that won’t eat when in training. Feeding oils may supprt coat, mane and tails.
Most commercial equine feeds contain polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) including soy, corn and ricebran oils. These polyunsaturated fatty acids may cause an Omega 6 and Omega 3 imbalance. These oils areabsorbed inro and transported slowly through the lymphatics. They are prone to rancidity, and contains a high level of Omega 6 which may cause inflammation.
Coconut oil is a saturated oil which is absorbed directly into the portal blood and provides a ready source of non glucose energy in the liver. Saturated oils may support storage and utilisation of muscle glycogen in horses during exercise.
Digestible Energy: 29.4 MJ/kg | 3.18 MCal/lb
Oil: 70% (coconut oil)
Max crude fibre: <0.5%
Fatty acids: Lauric acid (C:12): 44%
Myristic Acid (C:14): 17.5%
Palmitic (C:16): 8%
Oleic (C:18:1): 6%
PowerStance contains no artificial flavours, colours or preservatives.
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29.4 MJ/kg (3.18MCal/lb)
70% (as coconut oil)
Max. Crude Fibre
Medium Chain Triglycerides
50% of coconut oil
Lauric Acid (C:12): 44.5% (as %oil)
Myristic Acid (C:14): 17.5% (as % oil)
Palmitic (C:16): 8% (as % oil)
Oleic (C:18.1): 6% (as % oil)
What is PowerStance
PowerStance is a high energy feed supplement containing 70% natural coconut oil and is a rich source of Medium Chain Triglycerides (MTCs). It may be used as a non grain source of energy.
Do I have to reduce the quantity of CoolStance I feed if I add in PowerStance?
No not at all! Because PowerStance is simply coconut oil, its use will compound the affects of natural coconut meal.
Why Feed Oil?
Oils may be added to the diet as a source of ‘non-fizzy” feed. When starch (typically in the form of grain), is fed to horses in large quantities, there is a risk of starch overload into the hindgut. This may culminate in “fizzy” behaviour. The risk of starch overload may be minimized by replacing some grain in the feed with oil, to provide energy.
Soy Vs Coconut Oil?
Coconut Oil and Soy Oil are both used as ‘cool & safe’ sources of concentrated energy and are fed for conditioning, coat shine and weight gain, or to supply extra energy in the diets of hard-working horses. Their similarities and differences are described as follows: Coconut Oil is a highly stable tropical oil, meaning that Coconut Oil is usually not prone to rancidity and maintains its nutrient status over long periods. Coconut oil contains mainly saturated fatty acids of short and medium chain length which are quickly metabolized and available for use as ready energy.
Produced from soybeans, commercially available soy oils are often highly refined and have usually been chemically extracted. Soy Oil is rich in long chain fatty acids and contains predominantly polyunsaturated fatty acids, making it prone to rancidity.
Can PowerStance be fed to Competition/Race horses?
PowerStance is 100% natural, and much easier to handle than and store than liquid oils. PowerStance will not return a positive swab.
What are MCT (medium chain triglycerides)?
Coconut oil contains medium chain fatty acids that are easier to digest, absorb and utilize in comparison to the long-chain fatty acids found in other oils such as maize, soy, canola and rice-bran oil. Medium chain fatty acids appear to behave more like glucose than fat in the body and are preferentially oxidized to generate energy over long-chain fatty acids, meaning coconut oil provides a ready source of energy for use during exercise.
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