One of the most Powerful Plant Foods on the Planet.
No cheap “fillers”. Flax is one of the richest known sources of Omega-3 of any plant in the world. Flax seed naturally contains 40 percent oil, of which 55 percent is Omega-3 essential oil. There is some scientific evidence to suggest that Omega-3 essential fatty acids can have a natural “calming effect” beneficial in managing those ‘high strung’ horses. Improved coat, skin, and hooves (one of the main visual benefits of flax). Antioxidant properties improve overall metabolic processes.
Joint lubrication and overall tissue health! Omega 3 EFA’s anti-inflammatory properties may be useful in treating a number of autoimmune dysfunctions as well as in easing the symptoms (sore aching joints) of arthritis, or preexisting injuries. Excellent addition/preventative to horses’ diets who are pastured or stabled on sandy terrain and are at an increased risk of sand colic or impaction. Flax contains a high amount of insoluble fiber and soluble fiber which is very high in mucilage. Flax mucilage swells and takes on a gel-like consistency that traps and suspends sand, carrying it out.
High in Fiber.
Horses can become stressed during travel, competition, and stalling at strange places. Stress can decrease our horse’s natural immune function and response which in turn may make them more susceptible to certain diseases and viruses. Low carb. Heart healthy. Flax supplementation has been shown to aid in the management of the following equine disorders: Insulin resistance, Cushing’s Disease, and Laminitis. Flax offers a ‘good fat’ to diets. Flax is the starting point, everything else just makes it even better.High in Fiber