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KelatoVIT Performance

A complete vitamin and mineral supplement formulated by a leading equine nutritionist to meet the high physiological demands of performance horses. 

Description

What is KelatoVIT performance?

KelatoVIT performance is a complete all-in-one multivitamin, mineral, chelated trace mineral and antioxidant supplement for horses to ensure that nutrient requirements are met.

What does “chelated” mean?

Chelated minerals are minerals that have been chemically combined with amino acids to form “complexes”. The resulting substances are known as chelates. Another descriptive term, proteinates, refers to the amino acid bond. These chelated minerals are thought to be more digestible than nonchelated forms. In other words, chelation makes the minerals more bioavailable (able to be absorbed and used for bodily functions), chiefly by shielding them from the effects of other dietary elements in the animal’s digestive tract. Proteinates or chelates are described as organic minerals in contrast to inorganic minerals, those that are not bound to amino acids.

When do they need it?

Horses may have sub-optimal vitamin and mineral levels in their diet when fed,

  • Forage only diets
  • Home mixed diets
  • Pre-mixed feeds below the recommended rate

Core Function

  • To top up diets that may be lacking in vitamins and minerals
  • To provide a nutritionally balanced diet
  • To aid in maintaining general health and vitality

Features & Benefits

  • Balanced vitamin and mineral formulation that complies with NRC Guidelines – Nutrient Requirements of Horses (2007).
  • Contains chelated (organic) minerals for increased bioavailability and absorption.
  • Contains natural vitamin E for superior absorption and antioxidant activity.
  • Helps to balance the diet where vitamin and mineral deficiencies exist without adding calories.
  • Available in a powder and pellet form to suit every horse’s needs.
  • Highly palatable aniseed flavour.
  • Made in Australia.

Ingredients & Directions

Ingredients Per kg:

Macro-minerals

Calcium – 80g
Phosphorus – 40g
Magnesium – 26.7

Micro-minerals

Iron* – 4000mg
Zinc* – 4250mg
Copper* – 1800mg
Manganese* – 2900mg
Selenium* – 24.5mg
Iodine – 36mg
Cobalt – 11mg
Chromium – 55.6mg

Vitamins

Vitamin A – 445,000IU
Vitamin C – 16.7g
Vitamin D – 55,000IU
Vitamin E* – 6665mg
Vitamin K – 225mg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 800mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 280mg
Vitamin B3 (niacin) – 556mg
Vitamin B5 (pantothenate) – 556mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) – 505mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) – 2.25mg
Folic Acid – 278mg
Biotin – 44.5mg

* = organic/natural

Directions for Use

Mix KelatoVIT into the daily feed or hand feed if desired. Plain salt (e.g. table salt or salt lick) should be readily available to all horses.

Daily dose rates are as follows (500kg bodyweight):

Spelling – 55g
Light work – 60g
Moderate work – 75g
Heavy work – 90g

One heaped scoop = 30g

Sizes:

2kg, 16kg

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