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Vitamin B1: Thiamine Supplement
• B-1 is essential for carbohydrate metabolism
• Highly palatable over a wide range of feeding levels
• Supplies 625 mg of thiamine per ounce
Su-Per B1 is a concentrated source of the essential B complex vitamin thiamine, also known as vitamin B1.
Thiamine, Energy Metabolism, Digestion, and the Healthy Nervous System
Thiamine plays an important role in the body's metabolism of carbohydrates. The horse's body requires thiamine to produce erythrocyte transketolase, an essential enzyme for energy utilization. Thiamine has also been studied for its effect on the maintenance of healthy appetite and nervous system stability and poise. Thiamine is highly vulnerable to the heat generated in feed processing. Bracken fern, yellow star thistle, and horsetail contain substances that promote thiamine deficiency if eaten. Horses should be prevented from grazing these plants whenever possible.
Thiamine is especially important for horses with increased energy needs due to intense exercise demands.
The digestive system is also maintained properly by Thiamine, and added thiamine has been shown to reduce diarrhea when other methods have failed.
Feeding Instructions: Enclosed scoop holds one ounce. One ounce provides 625 mg of Thiamine. Increase feeding of large breeds proportionately according to body weight in excess of 1,000 pounds. For all classes of horses. Keep cool and dry. Reseal after each use.
Ingredients: Rice hull base and a molasses and apple flavor.
For a more concentrated source (1000 mg per serving), that it is in a flaxseed meal base, consider Vitamin B1 by Horsetech.
Don't forget the treats! Beet-E-Bites are low in %NSC -- perfect for all horses and especially those that need to be on a low sugar/low starch feeding regimen.
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