Alkapellet pH PLUS is a highly alkaline fibre pellet forinclusion in the horse’s feed for all types of horses to maintain a healthy gut and aid feed digestibility.
The horse digestive system has evolved to utilise a diet consisting mainly of for ages from pasture, either grazed grass or dried as hay. However the modern horse needs to utilise different diets either because of the way it is housed and / or because the heavy physical demands and workload of performance horses require feeds to consist of cereals,digestive fibres and other higher energy feeds and supplements.
These high energy feeds cause strain on the horses digestive system. In normal conditions the horse produces large amounts of salivaas it consumes and chews roughage foods like hay and grass.This provides an alkaline environment to maintain a healthy gut. Grains and dry mixed feeds greatly reduce the amount of salivaproduced. Alkapellet pH PLUS helps to maintain a healthy gutand aiding feed digestibility.The horse’s large intestine (hind gut) is a fibre digestion systeminvolving a huge array of small friendly bugs (bacteria, protozoa,fungal microbes etc).
These bugs normally live in a harmonious symbiotic relationship with the horse that benefits both sides as they help to digest the fibre. However when the diet containsless fibre and more grains and other fast digesting food materials, this relationship can become unbalanced leading to stress on the bugs and digestive upset. Alkapellet pH PLUS helps to maintain gut health. In general a wide range of horses may have problems associated with poor gut function relating to the local available housing/ pasture and feeds.
By maintaining a healthy gut withthe fundamental balances within the nutrients provided to theanimal will help aid feed digestibility.
Alkapellet pH PLUS is ahighly alkaline fibre pellet for inclusion in the animal’s feed for all types of horses to maintain a healthy gut and aid feed digestibility.