Equestrian Premium Chia Seeds
Equestrian Premium Chia seeds are one of the healthiest, most nutrient dense foods on earth, and are especially good for horses. Chia seeds are the highest naturally occurring source of Omega-3 fatty acids, with the proper 3:1 ratio of Omega-3s to Omega-6s.
Chia's oil is 63% Omega-3, greater than flaxseed oil (58%), and menhaden fish oil (29%).
seeds are a rich source of Vitamin B, with a higher niacin content than
corn, rice, and even soy. Its thiamine and riboflavin content is
similar corn and rice.
Chia seeds are a great source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and copper.
Chia seeds contain the mineral boron, which facilitates the absorption of calcium.
Chia's powerful anti-inflammatory properties boost the immune system, can reduce symptoms of arthritis, and aid in recovery from strenuous exercise.
The Omega-3s in chia seeds can ease mare cycles and estrus inflammation, and are essential to the proper development of a fetus's brain and nervous system.
Chia's Omega-3s can reduce the severity and occurrence of laminitis.
Chia can prevent colic and ulcer
seeds containins 40% fiber. They have a higher concentration of soluble fiber
(27%) than wheat, oats, and flax, and can be used as an alternative to
psyllium. Chia seeds form a mucilage-type gel when exposed to water,
which aids the prevention of colic and ulcers by trapping and passing
sand and other debris through the digestive system.