Flax? - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health > Horse Nutrition

Flax?

This is a discussion on Flax? within the Horse Nutrition forums, part of the Horse Health category
  • Powered by vbulletin flax forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-09-2011, 10:42 PM
  #11
Yearling
I can ask the people that work at mills around here know nothing about horses and are no help in what things are. I can check this friday and see what they have, I don't need it till mid winter so I have some time to look around.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-15-2011, 07:52 PM
  #12
Trained
Hi, don't know what 'mannas pro flax thing' is, but flax/linseed is a good source of omega 3s & essential fatties, which is good for coat & hooves. You can either feed the ground seeds or cold pressed oil. But it loses a lot of it's value quickly after processing, especially in sunlight & heat. Therefore if you buy the oil, make sure it's in a lightproof container & kept cool, or feeding the whole seeds, grind them fresh daily.

Well balanced nutrition makes a horse less susceptible to bleaching and I think it's copper from memory that's particularly important for pigment. Therefore if your horse is prone to bleaching, I'd want to do a diet analysis & work out what he's deficient/imbalanced in.
     
    11-15-2011, 08:00 PM
  #13
Showing
I scored big on flaxseed today. I add it to my oldest's mash through winter, a 50 lb bag of meal is pretty pricey. I was at whole foods for a human trip and like most ended up being a horse trip lol! I bought whole organic flax in their bulk bins for .69/lb. It will be a little work to run it through the coffee grinder, but worth the savings :)
     

Tags
paint, supplement.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Flax Seed Five Furlongs Horse Health 7 09-14-2010 10:19 PM
Flax themacpack Horse Health 10 08-21-2009 12:08 PM
Yey! Flax is the bomb!! MyBoyPuck Horse Health 0 07-25-2009 05:06 PM
Flax seed Brumby Horse Grooming 2 07-07-2009 11:55 PM
How much flax seed? Enuff Horse Health 21 07-07-2009 12:10 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0