FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SAFETY

IS EQUINECTAR SAFE?

EquiNectar carries Universal Feed Assurance Scheme certification as well as BETA NOPS.

It is free from any banned substances and is manufactured in Britain to human food grade standards.

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UFAS Certification

BETA NOPS Certification

IS EQUINECTAR LEGAL TO USE?

EquiNectar is a product that supports optimal digestion and hind-gut health of your horse.

It contains no banned substances and is classified as a Complementary Feedstuff.

It is legal to use before and during competition.


FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS

HOW DO YOU FEED EQUINECTAR?

For a horse in training:

300ml split evenly across two feeds, so 150ml per feed

DO YOU MIX IN FEED BUCKET?

We've seen that one of the easiest ways to feed EquiNectar is to add it last to the feed bucket and then give everything a gentle mix.


INGREDIENTS

WHAT'S IN EQUINECTAR?

  • Our patented Enzyme Rich Malt Extract
  • Water
  • Medium chain triglycerides (from coconut)
  • Potassium sorbate

WHICH ENZYMES DOES EQUINECTAR CONTAIN?

CARBOHYDRASES

(convert starches to sugar)

α-Amylase converts starch and amylopectin to sugars

β-amylase converts starch to sugars eg: maltose

DEBRANCHING ENZYMES

(act further to produce simple sugars eg: glucose)

α-Glucosidase

Translucosylase

Iso-sucrase

Maltase

FRUCTANASES

(convert fructans -storage form of sugar- in grass into glucose and fructose

PROTEASES

Convert proteins to absorbable amino acids

POLYSACCHARIDE HYDROLASES

(break down plant cell walls and fibre)

β-glucanase

Cellulase

Xylanase