Spirulina Powder - The New 'Superfood'
- High protein source
- Helps the immune system
- Supports horses prone to respiratory problems
The new ‘superfood’, Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) is a blue-green algae with a high nutritional value due to a wide range of essential nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and proteins. With a protein content of approximately 65% that are biologically complete - which means they provide all eight essential amino acids in the proper ratios. Furthermore, Spirulina provides all the required amino acids in a form that are easily digestible.
Because Spirulina is high in protein it is ideal to be fed to young developing horses, lactating mares and horses in hard work. It is also rich in B group Vitamins including Iron and Manganese. *Studies have shown Spirulina to reduce weight gain with horses and ponies with EMS, and that they had diminished cresty neck, as well as improving metabolic health in horses affected by insulin resistance (IR).
Spirulina is commonly fed for the following reasons, to support immune function, to support muscle tone and development, to help horses prone to respiratory problems as well as those with seasonal allergies and sensitivity to dust and mold and for hoof, coat and skin health.
*Nawrocka, Daria et al. Spirulina platensis Improves Mitochondrial Function Impaired by Elevated Oxidative Stress in Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (ASCs) and Intestinal Epithelial Cells (IECs), and Enhances Insulin Sensitivity in Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) Horses. Marine Drugs. 2017.
|Recommended For||Condition, Vitality|
100% Spirulina Powder (Arthrospira platensis)
How much does Delivery cost?
We subsidise our postage and packing costs to keep our prices as low as possible and use a 'next working day from dispatch' service as standard to help make the ordering process seamless.
Our delivery prices are all based on the total weight, including packaging, and destination of your order. All delivery charges will be worked out automatically and displayed below your chosen products when you click 'Checkout'. Please make sure you select the correct country or region when placing your order. If chosen incorrectly we will not be able to fulfil your order.
Large vs Small Orders
Small orders are orders that weigh less than 110Kg or contain less than 6 items, delivery price from £2.90. These orders will be dispatched by parcel courier. Large orders over 110Kg and containing 6 items or more will be dispatched by pallet network from £30.00
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|Horse||> 500 Kg||30g||40g|
Level Scoop = 15g
Heaped Scoop = 20g
For more tailored advice for your horse of pony please visit Feeding Made Easy
|Protein||66 - 71 %|
|Carbohydrate||15 - 25 %|
|Fat (Lipids)||5 %|