Equine Cushing syndrome or pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID)
Equine Cushing syndrome involves the pituitary gland, which is a gland located at the base of the brain that produces hormones in response brain signals. Equine America Cushins pellets provide nutritional support for the endocrine (hormone) system and pituitary gland in particular.
Cushins pellets also:
|Key Ingredients per 30g Serving|
|Agnus Castus 5g (Chastetree berries)||Biotin 20mg|
|Cinnamon 3g||Methionine 300mg|
|Magnesium 1g||Folic Acid 100mg|
|MSM 1g||Probiotic yeast 8.3 x 1011cfu/kg|
What provide Cushins™ Pellets for horses with cushing syndrome?
Cushins pellets are formulated to provide significant nutritional support for the pituitary gland, insulin regulation, gut health and hoof health for horses with cushing syndrome.
Agnus Castus (Chastetree berry) is thought to promote support for the endocrine (hormone) system, and magnesium and cinnamon provide support for insulin regulation and control of blood sugar.
Vitamin E and Rosehips provide significant antioxidant support to help with oxidative stress and immune support, and other key vitamins including Folic Acid and Vitamin B6 help to promote general health.
A full 20 mg of biotin, together with MSM plus key amino acid methionine help to support hoof health.
Natural prebiotics plus a live probiotic help to support gut health, and Ginseng helps to support an active outlook in older horses and ponies.
CushinsTM Pellets are suitable for all horses and ponies, and may be fed alone, or added to a small fibre feed.
|Active Ingredient||Amount per 30g||Amount per kg|
|Agnus Castus (chastetree berries)||5g||167g|
|Probiotic yeast||8.3 x 1011 cfu|
Composition: Chastetree berries, Soya hulls, unmolassed beet pulp, dried alfalfa, cinnamon bark powder, magnesium oxide, MSM, rosehips, ginseng, salt, melon juice and pulp.
|Crude Protein 10.3%||Crude Fibre 17.8%|
|Crude Oil 2.5%||Crude Ash 13.9%|
|Sodium 0.2%||Sugar 1.8%|
Directions for use:
For larger ponies and horses: for initial 14 days 30g per day. Thereafter 15g per day
For smaller ponies: For initial 14 days 20g per day. Thereafter 10g per day
May be fed alone, or mixed in a small fibre feed if usually offered.
15g (approx) measure enclosed. Do not exceed recommended intake unless under professional advice.