Originally Posted by jaydee
My bay didn't have a problem with 'sun bleaching' until we came to the US - we don't get as much really bright sun in the UK
None of my others are affected though
There a link between copper deficiency and sun bleaching? Balanced Equine Nutrition - Link between minerals and coat bleaching
Could this affect only certain horses in a group that all graze together?
So jaydee, any recommendations on a supplement that might fill in some of the potential gaps in minerals? I already ordered SmartDark and Handsome (I thought I ordered Black as Knight because I searched for it and this product was the only one that came up, seems to be their version of it), which says it contains these:
IngredientPer ServingPer PoundGuaranteed Analysis per 30 gCrude Protein (Min)9%L-Lysine8%Crude Fat (Min)16%Omega 3 Fatty Acids 1450 mgSupplying:EPA90 mgDHA60 mgOmega 6 Fatty Acids 1340 mgCrude Fiber (Max)13%Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)100 mgFolic Acid62 mgBiotin5 mgCopper35 mgManganese60 mgZinc65 mg Other Ingredients
Ingredient Statement: Biotin, Chia Seed (ground), Copper Polysaccharide Complex, Fenugreek Seed Powder, Fish Oil, Folic Acid, Dried Kelp, L-Lysine, Lecithin, Manganese Polysaccharide Complex, Mixed Tocopherols (natural preservative), Natural Flavors, Nutmeg (ground), Paprika, Riboflavin, Soybean Oil (cold pressed), Stabilized Flax Seed Meal, Stabilized Rice Bran, Zinc Polysaccharide Complex