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Turmeric (delivery NZ only)
Turmeric is suitable for horses suffering from stiff joints and itchy skin conditions, as well as offering support to the digestive system,
May be suitable to feed it to provide support to horses whose joints are under stress.”
If you do feed turmeric to your horse, it might be beneficial to feed it in conjunction with a high quality oil and black pepper to help the absorption of the herb into the system.
We recommend to mix it with flax oil – which is rich in omega oils and good for the joints and coat
The quantity really depends on size of horse.
For a horse of about 500kg, a heaped tablespoon of turmeric per day (approx. 25mg), mixed into a paste with 2 tablespoons (approx. 50ml) of oil.”
As with any feed, turmeric should be introduced to the horse’s diet slowly, built up gradually over the course of a week or two.
NB: If you believe your horse is suffering from a medical problem, speak to your vet in the first instance for diagnosis. If your vet suggests that a nutritional supplement might be beneficial, then speak to a qualified equine nutritionist for advice.
Cooking the turmeric into a paste will help its effectiveness, but not essential
If you do use Golden Paste then keep refrigerated. Alternatively Mixing the dry powder with oil and ground black pepper into their regular feed is fine.
50ml oil (coconut, olive or linseed)
25 grinds of fresh black peppercorns