A liquid feed supplement formulated to provide a calming effect on horses and ponies that display nervous and temperamental behaviour. It is ideal for competition horses that may become stressed when competing and travelling, and is also effective in many other situations where the horse may become anxious.
Stay-Calm is designed for horses of all ages, breeds and disciplines, and can be used in conjunction with other Equiform supplements with confidence to reduce stress at times of excitement and anticipation. Stay-Calm is a natural nutritional supplement and will not compromise performance.
To achieve a calming effect Equiform have formulated a product containing magnesium, as a deficiency of this mineral has been linked to increased nervousness in horses. The vitamins B1, - for correct release of carbohydrate, helping to maintain blood sugar levels, B2 also for carbohydrate metabolism and B3 have been included to help maintain the integrity of the nervous system. The addition of Vitamin E also helps maintain a healthy nervous system Tryptophan has also been added as it is naturally occurring in the horses’ body and acts as a calming agent. Tryptophan is the least abundant of the essential amino acids, however it is one of the most crucial as it is involved in the formation of serotonin, which is crucial for regulation of mood and appetite. To complete the formulation, key natural flower remedies have been included.
It is best to allow around 3 days for Stay-Calm liquid to take effect before a stressful period is expected. Stay Calm should be fed to horses at a level of 60ml per day & ponies 30ml per day. It may be beneficial to feed 90ml during the 1st 5 days; the level of Stay Calm fed may be reduced gradually over time depending upon the level of stress and the behaviour of the individual horse.