the advantages of fat are accepted almost universally by horsemen, scientists
are delving deeper into how certain fats help horses. Researchers have focused
their attention on two distinct families of fatty acids: the omega-3 family and
the omega-6 family. The omega-3 family stems from alpha-linolenic acid (
Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids must be balanced within the body in order for both to be effective. However, the traditional equine diet tends to provide a skewed ratio of these compounds. Adding omega-3s to the diet from EPA and DHA has benefits that include anti-inflammatory effects, reproductive benefits, immune and bone benefits. The richest source of omega-3 is a marine-derived source as this boasts the most favorable omega-3 to omega-6 ratio and includes the long-chain fatty acids EPA and DHA.
Which solution is right for your horse?
EO•3™. Omega-3 supplement. EO•3 is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, compounds found to optimize the well-being of all horses, regardless of age or use.
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