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Recharge Horse Electrolyte 1Litre
  • Recharge Horse Electrolyte 1Litre

Recharge Horse Electrolyte 1Litre

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Recharge Horse Electrolyte Is An Effective Oral Rehydration Concentrate Solution For Dehydrated Horses
  • An aid in restoring fluid and electrolyte levels depleted by strenuous exercise and sweat loss during training, racing, competition and transport in all performance horses
  • Electrolytes are salts that play an important role in maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, kidney function and normal nerve and muscle activity in the body
  • Electrolytes are lost from the body through sweat and sometimes the amount of sweat is not apparent due to evaporation
  • Horses may lose up to 10-15L of fluid per hour of exercise and continue to sweat during the cooling down phase
  • Horses in training are unlikely to be able to replace their body salts from their feed alone, which may result in muscle weakness, fatigue, a decrease in the desire to drink and ultimately delay recovery
  • This solution assists in rapid electrolyte absorption, providing immediate fluid and body salt replacement and stimulates fluid intake and rehydration
  • The maintenance of the fluid and electrolyte balance is vital to maintain hydration, promote normal body function, provide efficient temperature regulation, heart and blood vessel stability and function
  • Contains a balance of glucose and amino acid Glycine to enhance absorption of fluid and electrolytes by promoting active uptake of fluid from the intestine
  • Formulated to provide rapid correction of the Se levels, in performance horses
  • Can be given by oral syringe over the back of the tongue, or diluted with water as a drink
  • When given over the tongue, or as a drink, this solution will help promote rapid rehydration during the “cooling down” and recovery period following exercise
  • When mixed in the horses drinking water, the solution is isotonic and therefore the perfect solution for replacing and replenishing electrolyte and fluid levels as it has the same salt concentrations as the blood and body fluids, which ensures rapid uptake of vital salts across the intestinal lining
  • Should be administered, or offered as a first drink, when the horse is thirsty following exercise, transport or heavy sweat loss
  • As a drink, this pleasant tasting apple flavour drink is accepted by most horses, but some may prefer a more diluted form initially
  • Provides 16 average doses

Indications

  • Fluid and electrolyte depletion due to strenuous exercise and sweat loss during training, racing, competition and transport in all performance horses

Recommended for

  • Horses prior to, during and after travel
  • Performance horses following sweat loss
  • Rehydration after illness or diarrhoea
  • ‘Tucked-up’ horses showing signs of dehydration
  • Poor drinkers

Note

  • Avoid contact with eyes
  • Not for human ingestion  

Active Constituents

Composition per litre:

  • Chloride Ions (Cl-): 63.96g
  • Sodium Ions (Na+): 40.45g
  • Potassium Ions (K+): 30.36g
  • Phosphate Ions (PO43-): 23.17g
  • Sulphate Ions (SO42-): 11.59g
  • Magnesium ions (Mg2+): 2.93g
  • Glucose: 260g

Each 60mL dose contains:

  • Chloride: 3.8g
  • Sodium: 2.4g
  • Potassium: 1.8g
  • Phosphate: 1.4g
  • Sulphate: 695mg
  • Magnesium: 176mg
  • Glucose: 15.6g

 

Dosage and directions

  • Can be administered by oral syringe over the back of the tongue
  • Always ensure a separate supply of clean, fresh drinking water is available after administration
  • Alternatively, the solution can be diluted with clean, fresh drinking water as directed
  • Dosage rates are for 450-500kg horses
  • Ponies less than 350kg offer half dose volumes

 

By Oral Syringe over Tongue

Made-up Drink in Water

Light Work (up to 30 minutes duration)

40mL after exercise

40mL in 2 litres of water

Moderate Work (30-60 minutes duration)

60mL after exercise

60mL in 3 litres of water

Heavy Work (Racing, Jumping, Dressage, Polocrosse, Polo, Stock Work)

80mL after exercise

80mL in 4 litres of water

Heavy Sweat Loss and Dehydration in all horses, Endurance, Eventing

80mL after exercise

80mL in 4 litres of water

 Special Dose Rates

  • Severely Dehydrated Horses- 6-8 litres of made up solution (40mL solution per litre of water) may be administered by stomach tube as required under the supervision of a veterinary surgeon
  • Endurance Exercise- 60-80mL can be administered by oral syringe over the tongue, during a ride or at check points, provided water is available or offered immediately
  • Travelling horses, hot weather or long distances- 40-60mL over tongue with water provided 30-60 minutes before travelling, repeat every 2-3 hours during travelling, and again on arrival as required
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