Echarge BCAA is a powerful daily electrolyte supplement available in powder or paste. It is a quick absorbing oral electrolyte, amino acid, and trace mineral supplement for horses under stress from summer heat, hard work, training, and physical activity. Ideal for horses who are under heavy work or intense training to maintain proper hydration. It is also beneficial to promote water consumption for finicky horses while hauling or away from home. Unlike some other oral electrolytes, E-charge is very palatable and readily accepted top dressed on feed ration.
Available in the following sizes:
1.88 pounds (30 servings)
3.75 pounds (60 servings)
paste 60 cc tube (3 doses)
Guaranteed Analysis per 1 ounce (28g):
(All values are minimum unless otherwise stated)
Crude Protein — 23.00% — 6440 mg
Lysine — 1.80% — 504 mg
Arginine — 1.80% — 504 mg
Glycine — .070% — 196 mg
Leucine — 0.50% — 140 mg
Isoleucine — 0.50% — 140 mg
Valine — 0.50% — 140 mg
Glutamine — 0.30% — 84 mg
Ornithine — 0.30% — 84 mg
Crude Fat — 0.50% — 140 mg
Crude Fiber, max — 1.00% — 280 mg
Moisture, max — 5.00% — 1400 mg
Calcium — 0.11% — 31 mg
Calcium, max — 0.13% — 36 mg
Phosphorus — 0.04% — 11 mg
Salt — 0.01% — 3 mg
Salt, max — 0.03% — 9 mg
Magnesium — 0.02% — 6 mg
Potassium — 0.13% — 36 mg
Chloride — 0.12% — 34 mg
Inulin — 0.10% — 28 mg
Iron — 12 ppm — 34 mg
Zinc — 2 ppm — 6 mg
Vitamin E — 390 IU — 780mg
Sugar, Dried skimmed milk, Vitamin E Supplement, L-lysine, L-arginine, Glycine, L-leucine, L-isoleucine, L-valine, L-glutamine, L-ornithine, Potassium chloride, Iron sulfate, Calcium carbonate, Inulin, Phosphorus, Magnesium sulfate, Zinc sulfate, Salt.
Feed at the rate of one ounce (28g) top dressed on feed daily.
Arginine - An amino acid and potent nitric oxide enhancer that causes vasodilation of both smooth and skeletal muscles. It dilates the vessels of the skeletal muscles, thus providing more blood flow. The vasodilating properties work well in horses that tie up and is extremely useful in treating "Bleeders" because it reduces resistance to the blood flow through the lungs (racehorsemeds.com)
Glutamine - Normally, the body produces sufficient glutamine, but when an animal has been through stressful situations, its body cannot produce enough glutamine on its own. Any animal under any kind of stress can benefit from increased amounts of glutamine. Supplementation can minimize the breakdown of muscle and improve protein metabolism.
Glycine - Helps form new muscle as well as aids in muscle recovery. Glycine is used in the synthesis of creatine, which is used as a direct fuel source in the body.
Inulin - A naturally occurring carbohydrate that is a form of soluble fiber. As inulin moves through the intestines, it also acts as a prebiotic essentially feeding all that good bacteria in the gut and helping it to grow. That means better digestion and a stronger immune system. It also helps improve the health of the gut by increasing the number of beneficial bacteria in the colon.
Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine - These three amino acids are critical to life and are particularly involved in stress, energy, and muscle metabolism.
Lysine - Is an amino acid that is a building block of protein. Lysine is important to proper metabolism, a healthy nervous system, and proper immune function. (Equine.com)
Octacosanol - Used to improve exercise performance including strength, stamina, and reaction time.
Vitamin E - Is a fat-soluble vitamin, which plays a role as the #1 antioxidant & immune booster in the body. It also helps to prevent free radical damage to specific fats in the body that are critical for health and is an important vitamin that is required for the proper function of many organs in the body. In addition to being an antioxidant, Vitamin E is a “potent anti-inflammatory when given in high levels,” according to a University of Florida study. Your horse does not make Vitamin E. Daily outside sources of Vitamin E are required to maintain the right blood and tissue levels to help protect cells. Nerve tissue especially requires Vitamin E to function properly. Horses quickly get deficient if they engage in moderate to high amounts of physical activity. (Holistichorse.com DVM Frank K Reilly)
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