Equine Neurologic Health

Supporting a Healthy Nervous System

Don't Get on Your Horse's Last Nerve

Nutritional Support for Neurologic Health

Nutrition can be a powerful tool to support a horse’s nervous system function. Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins can all help protect the body’s tissues from free radical damage and support neurological function.

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“So many cases that we get here in the hospital, even though they come to a specialized center and a referral hospital, the core issues can be supported by just changing their nutrition.”
— Melissa Fenn, DVM, MS, DACVIM, Littleton Equine Medical Center

Nutrition to Support Neurologic Health

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Platinum Performance® GI
The Equine Wellness & Performance Formula + Digestive Care

Platinum Performance® GI provides a gastrointestinal-focused approach to total horse health. Equine gut health is not only important for proper digestion but also immune health because an estimated 70-80 percent of the immune system lives in a horse’s gastrointestinal system. This veterinary-developed formula provides omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, trace minerals, along with Bio-Sponge®, prebiotics, probiotics and glutamine for GI support.
Recommended daily dosage for a 1,000 lb horse is 2 scoops, which is 2 servings.

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A Support Formula for Headshaking Horses

Horses with trigeminal-mediated headshaking experience occasional discomfort, leading to poor quality of life in some cases. Platinum Steady™ has been shown to support horses that display headshaking behavior, when compared with a diet consisting of hay only. Platinum Steady™ should be used in conjunction with one of these three formulas for best results: Platinum Performance® Equine, Platinum Performance® CJ, or Platinum Performance® GI.

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A Natural Antioxidant for Horses

Vitamin E works as an antioxidant, helping to support cell activity and protects cell membranes from free radicals. It is often used to help performance horses that experience temporary muscle soreness.

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Highly Bioavailable Form of Magnesium for Horses
Magnesium Citrate is a more bioavailable source of magnesium, and is used to support the metabolism of carbohydrates, amino acids and fats. In addition, this trace mineral is known to support healthy cardiac function and calming in horses.
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Price starting at $56.00

The Power of Vitamin E

Because most horses don’t have access to fresh pasture where vitamin E is abundant in its natural state, supplementation becomes important. This potent antioxidant is pivotal in the proper functioning for most systems in the horse’s body including:

  • Reproductive System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous System
  • Immune System
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A Natural Form of Vitamin E

Since we pride ourselves on providing top quality formulas, Vitamin E is made from its most bio-available natural form called d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate and each scoop contains 4,000 IUs of this potent antioxidant that works to support cell activity and protect cell membranes from free radicals.

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Is Your Horse a Headshaker?

Is Your Horse a Headshaker?

Talk to your veterinarian if your horse displays any of these symptoms:

  • Repetitive, involuntary up-and-down headshaking in a vertical motion.
  • Sudden intense downward flick of nose or entire head and neck in more severe cases.
  • Scratching or rubbing of the nose and muzzle on objects vigorously and incessantly.
  • Rubbing on front legs or striking at the nose with forelegs.
  • Seeks unusual places for shade such as hiding the head in buckets or barrels to block light.
  • Affected horses may flip the head in reaction to wind, movement and stress.
  • Extreme nose blowing, snorting and coughing.
  • Displaying symptoms in spring and summer that abate in winter months.
  • Headshaking is exacerbated with exercise.
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Nutritional Support for Headshaking

Platinum Steady™

This unique blend of magnesium and boron supports the relaxation of the trigeminal nerve and has been shown to support horses that display headshaking behavior, when compared to horses on a diet of hay only.

“After my horse was diagnosed with trigeminal headshaking, my vet helped me understand what his triggers were and had me put him on Platinum Steady. It has been a game-changer. I have been able to ride him again and he is much more comfortable.”
—Kris D. and GB

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Top 5 Reasons to Supplement Magnesium

This macromineral is critical for the normal functioning of the musculoskeletal system, heart muscle, the nervous and endocrine systems and brain function.

  • Balance Calcium
  • Muscle & Athletic Support
  • Calming
  • Metabolic Health
  • Headshaking
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