Flax

Coconuts in Horses

It seems that every few months a new nutritional fad appears with wild claims of the benefits to be realized from the latest new thing. A good friend in the cutting horse industry once told me , "if the big futurity was won by a horse eating only carrots, there would be nothing but orange manure in the cutting pens for the next year.

Omega 6 and Omega 3 Ratio in an Equine Diet

As more horse owners gain understanding about nutrition in the human body, there are always those who would consider the value of applying that new understanding to the horse. There are times when this is a good thing. I feel that, where the value of Omega 6 and Omega 3 essential fatty acids is concerned, this may be one of those times.

Why We Use Flax

Flax is best known as a significant source of Omega 3 fatty acids and can help to optimize the balance of Omega 3 and Omega 6 in a formulation.  Flax is also an excellent source of vegetable fat and quality proteins. This third source of low starch digestible energy rounds out the Renew Gold™ formulation.