Monthly Archives: October 2017

Does My Horse Need Vitamin E?

Vitamin E is an essential vitamin for horses, giving daily protection to individual cells and helping nerves to function properly.  It is also considered the #1 antioxidant in a horse’s body. Horses get their vitamin E typically from grass. But as the weather changes, vitamin E levels fluctuate, causing your horse to become deficient in this crucial vitamin. So what are the situations in which additional Vitamin E is needed? On All hay diets: You can not get the full daily requirements of your horse’s Vitamin E from hay, cubes, or pellets. Horses that are stall bound or on dirt … Continue reading