Contribute™: What’s Inside the Jug

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Omega fatty acids are known as essential fatty acids because they cannot be synthesized in the body and must be provided in the diet.

Omega fatty acids are split into two categories: omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Both are necessary but it is the amount of both of these acids relative to each other that is most important for overall health.

Omega fatty acids are known as essential fatty acids because they cannot be synthesized in the body and must be provided in the diet.

Omega fatty acids are split into two categories: omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Both are necessary but it is the amount of both of these acids relative to each other that is most important for overall health.

Flaxseed oil: a source of alpha-linolenic acid

  • Alpha-linolenic acid is the most common omega-3 fatty acid and is found in plants.
  • While horses generally obtain alpha-linolenic acid by eating grass and hay, flaxseed and linseed oil are the most concentrated sources of this nutrient.

DHA + EPA + ALPHA-LINOLENIC ACID = COMPLETE RANGE OF OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS

Fish oil: a source of EPA and DHA

  • These are longer-chain fatty acids and are generally found in fish oils.
  • Shorter chain acids, like alpha-linolenic acid, can be converted into the longer chain EPA and DHA; however, this process is very inefficient, hence the need to provide them in the diet.

Cherry flavor

  • Pleasant cherry taste and concentrated formula make supplementing easy.
  • You only have to feed 1-2 ounces per day.

Contribute™

A supplemental source of omega-3 fatty acids for all classes of horses. Omega-3 fatty acids support overall wellness in horses of all ages.

Contribute is recommended for:

  • Performance horses
  • Senior horses, particularly those with arthritis
  • Horses with allergies, hives, COPD (heaves)
  • Horses unable to graze on fresh green grass
  • Broodmares and breeding stallions
  • Foals and growing horses
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