Echinacea supplement for horses
Echinacea for horses is one of the world’s most popular herbs – famed for the way it supports the immune system, assisting the body’s natural defenses against illness and infection.
Pegasus Echinacea is a powerful tincture made from the whole organic plant, grown in Portland, Oregan. Echinacea supplement for horses will support an efficient immune system, and is ideal for horses who need extra help.
Pegasus Echinacea liquid for horses can be used for horses and ponies of all ages, during exercise, recuperation and through their retirement. It is particularly useful to help support normal immune function in older horses with Cushing’s syndrome, for recovering horses and to support natural healing of wounds.
Herbs given in liquid form are generally faster acting and more quickly effective than the raw dry herb. The support given by Pegasus Echinacea will begin from the first day of feeding but the effects to the horse may take a little longer to become apparent. Liquid extracts of herbs are particularly useful for horses prone to poor digestion and absorption, or for fussy eaters.
Just three of the ten species of echinacea are used medicinally, and Echinacea purpurea is the one that has been most widely researched. Standard herbal reference texts recommend oral administration of echinacea by infusion, decoction, expressed juice, liquid extract or tincture.
- Horses undergoing periods of stress, heavy workloads or performance demands
- Recovering horses
- Horses in need of immune system support
- To support natural wound-healing
- Horses that require respiratory and urinary tract support
|Echinacea dosage for horses
||ml per day
Levels may be adjusted to suit the individual, and are not necessarily related to bodyweight. It is recommended to feed the higher rate for times of peak requirement.
For best results, split between 2 feeds approximately 12 hours apart.
500 ml fed at 25 ml per day will last 20 days.
Pegasus Echinacea dosage for horses should be fed for a maximum of 6 weeks before a 4 week break, after which it can be given for a further 6 weeks, and so on.