Protexin Equine Premium Supplements

Protexin Supplements

One of the best known names in the world of horse feed supplements is Protexin. Manufactured by ADM Protexin for over 25 years, Protexin Equine Premium products are made and tested in-house by people who are passionate about horse health. So, you can be assured that you are getting the highest quality, natural products backed by effective science.

In this blog, I'll give you a run-down of all the Protexin Equine supplements you need to know about, and their key features. 

Fifteen Plus

Protexin Fifteen Plus is a comprehensive supplement for the older horse with additional support for gut health, the immune system and joints. Recommended for all older horses, whether they're still active and in regular work or enjoying their retirement.

Protexin Fifteen Plus 900g Tub

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Key Ingredients

  • Vitamins C and E – antioxidant vitamins to neutralise free radicals.
  • Biotin (Vitamin B7) – to help support healthy hooves.
  • Linseed – high in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.
  • Beta Glucans and Garlic – to help support immunity.
  • Curcumin – the active component in turmeric.
  • Protexin probiotic – to support a balanced gut microbiota.
  • Preplex® prebiotics – to nourish the beneficial bacteria.
  • Glucosamine – provides support for the joints.

Available in 900g tub.

Directions for Use

Add to the daily feed.

< 300kg horse: 15g (1 level scoop).

300 - 600kg horse: 30g (2 level scoops).

> 600kg horse: 45g (3 level scoops).

Specifications

Additives:

Digestibility Enhancers

Protexin probiotic

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-4407) 4b1702

2 x 1011 CFU/kg; 2 x 108 CFU/g.

Nutritional Additives:

Vitamin B7 (Biotin) 300mg/kg

Vitamin C 18,00mg/kg

Vitamin E 18,000mg/kg.

Technological Additives:

Preplex® prebiotic - Acacia (Gum arabic).

Sensory Additives:

Curcuma longa extract (curcumin).

Composition:

Ground linseed, ground alfalfa pellets, beta glucans (yeast products), glucosamine, dried garlic powder, Preplex® prebiotic (Fructo-oligosaccharide).

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Gut Balancer

Protexin Gut Balancer is an everyday palatable probiotic and prebiotic powder, specifically designed for horses and ponies. Use daily for general wellbeing to support digestive function and efficiency.

Protexin Gut Balancer 3 Sizes

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Available in 400g, 700g, 3.5kg, or 7kg tubs.

Directions for Use

Normal use: 10g (1 level measure) added to the daily food.

Stress use: 20g (2 level measures) added to the daily food.

Specification

Additives:

Digestibility Enhancers

Protexin probiotic

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-4407) 4b1702

1 x 1012 CFU/kg; 1 x 109 CFU/g.

Technological Additives:

Preplex® prebiotic - Acacia (Gum arabic).

Composition:

Alfalfa meal, Preplex® prebiotic (Fructo-oligosaccharide), Brewers' yeast.

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Acid Ease

Protexin Acid Ease is a unique, concentrated, palatable combination of calcium and magnesium carbonate, fibre, kaolin, amino acids and Protexin probiotics and prebiotics. Presented as a palatable dandelion flavoured powder, Acid Ease is suitable to calm excess acid in all horses and weaned foals.

Acid Ease contains calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate, as well as kaolin, pectin and L-threonine which together act to buffer excess acid and soothe the gut lining. The high quality fibres – pectin and psyllium help make this a superior product.

Protexin Acid Ease

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Available in 1.5kg, or 3kg tubs.

Directions for Use

Feed 50g twice a day for the first month and then reduce by half for maintenance.

Specification

Additives:

Digestibility Enhancers

Protexin probiotic

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-4407) 4b1702

5 x 1010 CFU/kg; 5 x 107 CFU/g.

Technological Additives:

Kaolin, Preplex® prebiotic - Acacia (Gum Arabic).

Nutritional Additives:

Amino acid: L-Threonine.

Composition:

Alfalfa meal, Calcium carbonate, Magnesium carbonate, Psyllium husk, Lignocellulose, Pectin, Dicalcium phosphate, Preplex® prebiotic - (Fructo-oligosaccharide).

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Quick Fix

Quick Fix is a highly concentrated probiotic and prebiotic paste to rapidly re-establish the horses gut microbiota in times of stress or change, including travelling, worming and antibiotic treatment.

 Protexin Quick Fix

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Available in a 30ml syringe.

Directions for Use

Foals:

5ml / day by mouth.

Horses:

a) Normal: 5ml / day by mouth e.g. around worming or antibiotic therapy.

b) Stress: 10ml / day by mouth during stressful periods e.g. competition, travel.

Specification

Additives:

Digestibility Enhancers

Protexin probiotic

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-4407) 4b1702

2 x 1012 CFU/kg; 2 x 109 CFU/g.

Technological Additives:

Preplex® prebiotic – Acacia (Gum arabic).

Composition

Soya oil, Dextrose, Preplex® prebiotic (Fructo-oligosaccharide).

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Gut Lix

Gut Lix is a health lick containing essential salt and minerals that are vital to a horse or pony’s diet. It also contains Preplex® prebiotics to support their gut health and nourish the beneficial bacteria in the gut.

Using only the purest salt from Cheshire and a highly palatable apple flavour, Gut Lix contains no sugar or molasses so offers a healthier treat and helps avoid any unnecessary weight issues.

Gut Lix contains optimum levels of minerals and trace elements and can be used all year round, especially during the summer months to replace lost essential minerals.

Protexin Gut Lix

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Available in a 2kg health lick.

Directions for use

Can be used all year round and especially during the summer months to replace lost essential minerals. Feed free access. Gut Lix will fit into most salt lick holders. Alternatively, put a Gut Lix into a feed bucket and feed from the floor.

PLEASE NOTE, CONTAINS COPPER. DO NOT FEED TO SHEEP.

Specification

Additives:

Compounds of Trace Elements (per kg)

3b302 Cobalt (Cobalt (II) carbonate monohydrate [20mg]): 10mg

3b405 Copper (Copper (II) sulphate pentahydrate [3200mg]): 800mg

3b406 Copper (Copper (II) chelate of amino acids hydrate [1670mg]): 200mg

3b502 Manganese (Manganese (II) oxide [170mg]): 100mg

3b504 Manganese (Manganese chelate of amino acids hydrate [500mg]): 50mg

3b801 Selenium (Sodium selenite [10mg]): 4mg

3b8.10 Selenium (Organic form of selenium produced by saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM 1-3060 [1000mg]): 1mg

3b603 Zinc (Zinc oxide [2850mg]): 2100mg

3b606 Zinc (Zinc-chelate of amino acids hydrate [3260mg]): 400mg

3b202 Iodine (Calcium iodate anhydrous [100mg]): 60mg.

Technological additives:

Preplex® prebiotic - Acacia (Gum arabic).

Composition:

Sodium chloride, Preplex® prebiotic (Fructo-oligosaccharide), Magnesium oxide.

Analytical Constituents:

Sodium 34.5%

Magnesium 2.5%

Calcium 0.05%

Phosphorus 0.0%.

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Gut Bind

Gut Bind is a two day course of probiotics, prebiotics, kaolin and pectin to support the horse and foal's gut.

Kaolin is a natural binding agent which helps to firm up the faeces and pectin is included to soothe the gut lining.

Protexin Gut Bind

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Available in a 30ml syringe.

Directions for Use

Give by mouth every 8 hours for as long as considered necessary or as advised by your veterinary surgeon.

< 100kg horse: 5ml every 8 hours

100 - 500kg horse: 10ml every 8 hours

> 500kg horse: 15ml every 8 hours

Always seek veterinary advice if your horse or foal has a disrupted gut.

Specification

Additives:

Digestibility Enhancers

Protexin probiotic

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-4407) 4b1702

2 x 1011 CFU/kg; 2 x 108 CFU/g.

Technological Additives:

Kaolin, Preplex® prebiotic - Acacia (Gum arabic).

Composition:

Soya oil, Pectin, Preplex® prebiotic (Fructo-oligosaccharide).

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Recover Aid

Recover Aid contains an effective combination of B vitamins, antioxidants, probiotics and prebiotics along with milk thistle to support liver function and can be used as a 'pick me up' for any horse.

Protexin Recover Aid

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Available in a pack of 14 x 15g sachets.

Directions for Use

To aid recovery or for pre-race/competition, add to daily feed:

< 600kg horse - 1 sachet;

> 600kg horse - 2 sachets.

Specification

Additives:

Digestibility Enhancers

Protexin probiotic

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-4407) 4b1702

5 x 1011 CFU/kg 5 x 108 CFU/g.

Technological Additives:

Preplex® prebiotic – Acacia (Gum arabic).

Other Additives:

Vitamin B Mix (1.5g/100g)

Vitamin C (350mg/100g)

Vitamin E (14mg/100g)

Composition:

Preplex® prebiotic (Fructo-oligosaccharide), silybin (milk thistle extract), dandelion flavouring.

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Cosequin Equine

Cosequin Equine is a joint health supplement that feeds and helps to support the cartilage in the horse’s joints, helping them maintain normal movement.

Protexin Cosequin Equine

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Available in a 700g tub.

Directions for Use

For oral administration.

Initial loading programme:

Feed recommended amount daily for 2-4 weeks, or as recommended by your veterinary surgeon.

Maintenance programme:

After initial loading programme, reduce daily amount by 1 level scoop each week until the maintenance level is reached. This maintenance level can be used long term to support joint health.

< 300kg horse -

Initial Loading: 2 level scoops twice daily

Maintenance: 1 level scoop per day.

300 - 600kg horse -

Initial Loading: 3 level scoops twice daily

Maintenance: 1 - 2 level scoops per day.

> 600kg horse -

Initial Loading: 4 level scoops twice daily

Maintenance: 2 level scoops per day.

Composition:

Each tub contains approximately 212 scoops

Each level scoop (3.3 g) contains:

Glucosamine HCl*: 1800 mg

Chondroitin Sulphate*: 600 mg.

Specification

Additives:

Vitamin E/all-rac-alpha-tocopheryl acetate (3a700) 28 mg

Manganese (as Manganous Sulphate monohydrate) (E5) 6.6 mg.

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ADM Protexin are proud to be members of BETA and are NOPS accredited so you can be assured that all products within the Protexin Equine Premium range are fully compliant.

Protexin Equine Premium Horse Supplements

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Natalie Budge

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