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What is different about Safe Salt?
Whilst salt and electrolytes can be added to the feed, horses often find these unpalatable and their granular nature means that it is easy for fussy horses to leave them at the bottom of the feed manger. There is also evidence that ordinary salt can cause or worsen gastric ulcers in horses. SafeSalt is a unique formulation that provides a palatable source of sodium and chloride and helps overcome these potential palatability problems.
Exactly as the name suggests: Salt that is safe for your horse and their stomach. A unique electrolyte (NaCl; sodium and chloride) to overcome problems with palatability, gastric upset and gastric ulceration. Individual grains of salt coated in special oil which will not dissolve in the mouth or stomach. The oil coating dissolves in the small intestine where electrolyte uptake is optimal and gentle on the stomach unlike ordinary electrolytes
Salt (sodium chloride, chemical formula NaCl) is a key nutrient required for nerve and muscle function, maintenance of normal hydration and digestive, kidney, lung and heart function. Forage is rich in potassium and chloride and in some cases calcium (e.g. alfalfa) The most common electrolyte deficient is sodium (Na) and most horses need supplemental salt. Horses in work, competing and racing require extra electrolytes to replace those lost in sweat, faeces and urine and sub-optimal electrolyte intake can lead to muscle problems and poor performance
SafeSalt should be given daily in feed during training. SafeSalt is an ideal alternative to ordinary salt or electrolytes for horses that go off their feed during hard work
Available in a 2kg tub providing approximately 6 weeks supply and also in a 10kg tub for multiple horses or yards.
INGREDIENTS & FEEDING GUIDE
Maintenance / Light
Pony - approximately 250kg 0.5
Horse - approximately 500kg 1
Large Horse - over 750kg 1.5
Pony - approximately 250kg 1
Horse - approximately 500kg 1.5
Large Horse - over 750kg 2
Hard / Hot Weather
Pony - approximately 250kg 2
Horse - approximately 500kg 3 - 4
Large Horse - over 750kg 4 - 5
Mix thoroughly with feed and split between meals where possible.
Do not exceed the recommended intake.
One of our core values is transparency. That’s why we list all the active ingredients per daily feeding rate so you know exactly what your horse is getting.
80% salt (NaCl) by weight. Each 28g (1 level 25ml scoop) of SafeSalt provides: 9.0g of sodium (Na);13.4g of chloride (Cl), equivalent to 22.4g sodium chloride (NaCl).
Sodium chloride, vegetable oil, flavour.
Ash 75.9%, Chloride 48.1%, Sodium 31.9%, Oils & Fats 19.8%, Protein 0.0%, Fibre 0.0%.
Additives (per kg):
EC permitted mint flavour 2g.
Our Delivery Service:
We are a local business, so only offer local delivery. Your order is delivered FREE on our own vehicles if it is over £250.00. To place an order on this website you must be within 20 miles of our store - The Warehouse, Rolls Mill, Sturminster Newton DT10 2HP.
We are sorry but we don't ship outside our local delivery area, so if you live outside the 20 mile delivery radius, YOUR ONLY option is click & collect.