Why Use Oils?

Why use oils in your feed?

Does your horse suffer with poor skin and coat condition?

Linseed oil may be your answer, with proven results in improving the skin and coat condition of horses and ponies. Linseed oil is also high in omega 3 fatty acids, which aid immune function, supports gastrointestinal function protects joints and ligaments. 

 

Do you have an aging horse? Or a horse with joint problems?

Cod liver oil is your ideal supplement. Cod liver oil can help to prevent and maintain joint suppleness, which makes for a great addition to older horses diets, or those which have suffered with joint problems. Cod liver oil is also high in Vitimins A and D. 

At Equine Oil Supplies, we also offer our Cod Liver Oil Pure, which is 100% Cod Liver Oil. Although this is more expensive, it allows for smaller measures and a product that contains the highest quality cod liver oil available.

 

Do you have a hard working horse? Or has your horse recently come off box rest?

Soya Oil is perfect in both of these scenarios, as it contains high omega 6 fatty acids and is a great source of slow releasing energy. In larger doses, soya oil can aid with weight gain after a period of rest. Improvements in stamina and coat condition are often common results of prolonged feed with soya oil.


Does your horse have a Vitamin E deficiency?

As vitamin E is not a naturally occurring vitamin in horses, it has to be supplemented within their feed. Wheatgerm oil has the perfect combination of nutrients, including high levels of vitamin E in order to supplement vitamin E levels and aid immune function, muscle growth and overall development.