Equine America Thiamine B1 is produced in the horse’s gut as well as being available in the horse’s diet and is involved in the enzyme system that releases energy from stored carbohydrates.
A lack of thiamine B1 can causes a loss of appetite and reduced energy and in these circumstances it may be necessary to feed Thiamine B1 Solution.
It may be necessary to supplement Equine America Thiamine B1 after the use of antibiotics as they can upset the bacteria in the hind gut where thiamine B1 is produced.
When should you use feed Thiamine B1?
- To encourage appetite
- After the use of antibiotics
- To a horse if it has eaten a large amount of bracken, as this can cause a B1 deficiency
How does Thiamine B1 work?
Thiamine B1 is produced in the horse’s gut as well as being available in the horse’s diet. Thiamine B1 is involved in the enzyme system that releases evergy from stored carbohydtrates. B-vitamins are considered the body’s ‘feel good’ vitamins and help with energy and vitality.
Antibiotics can upset the healthy bacteria in the hind gut where thiamin B1 is produced and it may therefore be necessary to feed after the use of antibiotics.