Omegas - you might have heard of them, but what are they, and how can they help your horse? In this article, we will focus on omega 3 (instead of omega 6).
Omega 3, also known as omega 3 fatty acids, are a nutrient essential to your horse's health. Omega 3 is responsible for repairing cell walls within the body, and is a powerful anti-inflammatory. Horses, as well as all mammals, are not able to make their own omega 3 fatty acids - so it must come from their diet.
Why should you feed omega 3? What benefits does it carry?
High quality hay can have a good amount of omega 3, as well as high quality pasture. What are some other sources you can add to your horse's diet?
Omega 3 can be a great addition to your horse's diet, and many supplements are available to add this nutrient to your horse's daily ration. If you have any questions or concerns on adding omega 3 to your horse's diet, consult with your vet.
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