Hemp Omegas For Horses

Hemp Omegas For Horses - Hemp Well

Hemp has a better fatty acid ratio than fish, krill, flax, coconut and MCT oils. Hemp is a complete protein with all 20 essential amino acids, no concern over sustainability, mercury or smell. It also helps with cellular integrity.

Omegas lubricate from inside out. Hemp oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are known for their health benefits. Supplementing omega-3 fatty acids also helps balance the ratio of omega-3s and omega-6s in a horse’s diet and facilitates absorption of various fat-soluble vitamins, including A, D, E, and K.

The nervous system of both mature and immature horses also benefits from omega-3s, as supplementation decreases stress, improves learning and cognition, and staves off the development of stereotypic behaviors, such as cribbing,

Kathleen Crandell, Ph.D., a nutritionist for Kentucky Equine Research