CoolStance® for horses is a unique feed because it comes from coconut oil and fibre from coconut meal. CoolStance® coconut meal is suitable for most horses and can be fed to maintain a natural state of gut health and insulin sensitivity, i.e. normal insulin metabolism.
CoolStance® copra is made from the white part of the coconut, which has been dried, baked and ground.
CoolStance copra has been fed as a quality product to horses for over 20 years.
Contains <2% starch and may reduce the effect of hot or fizzy behavior in horses
Contains < 11% Non-Structural Carbohydrates (NSC) making it a low
Contains coconut oil, which is a saturated oil and is not prone to rancidity or oxidation
Rich in Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) which are absorbed directly into the portal blood and provide readily digestible energy. MCT are unlike most other oils (soy, corn, and flaxseed) which are polyunsaturated, and are slowly digested
Provides a balanced supply of protein and energy
Highly palatable, even for picky eaters
May improve body, hoof and coat condition
Reduces hay requirement
May avoid metabolic disorders (tying up, laminitis, colic, EMS)
Introduce gradually over 14 days. May be fed wet or dry. To be fed with additional roughage such as hay or pasture to ensure diet of sufficient long fibre. Recommended dose for a 1000lb horse. Foals: Free choice in creep feeder Weanlings and horses in spelling or recovery: Per day: 1.1lbs - 2.2lbs Broodmares:Increase to 6.6lbs/day in last trimester Per day: 2.2lbs - 6.6lbs Wet mares:early lactation Per day: 6.6lbs - 8.8lbs Wet mares:late lactation Per day: 4.4lbs Performance horses:Light to medium work Per day: 2.2lbs - 4.4lbs