Virbac New Zealand

Rehydration & Recovery

Stressalyte®

An ‘alkaline’ electrolyte mix designed to replace electrolytes lost from ‘light sweaters’ and horses involved in short duration, fast speed work.

  • Horse

WHAT IS STRESSALYTE®?

STRESSALYTE® is a specially formulated alkaline electrolyte supplement for:

  • Horses doing fast work over short periods of time or race training
  • Light sweaters
  • Treatment of acidosis
  • Supportive therapy in the treatment of dehydration

RECOMMENDED FOR

  • Horses that do fast work over a short period of time in cool or moderate weather (e.g. early morning trackwork)
  • Racehorses, showjumpers, cutting and barrel horses
  • Counteracting lactic acid build-up which can cause muscle stiffness, soreness, fatigue and cramping

WHY CHOOSE STRESSALYTE®?

  • Scientifically formulated to provide a daily electrolyte supplement for horses that do fast work over a short period of time.
  • Helps buffer acid build-up – The unique alkaline mix containing bicarbonate and citrate helps horses with poor finishing ability or muscle stiffness, soreness and fatigue. 
  • Ideal balance of electrolytes – STRESSALYTE® replaces electrolytes in proportion to those lost in heavy sweating for immediate correction and performance.
  • Encourages drinking through versatile dosing without the fillers (e.g. sugar, lactose or table salt).

COMPOSITION

Each 30 g dose contains:

  • Sodium 7.3 g
  • Chloride 9.2 g
  • Potassium 3.1 g
  • Magnesium 114 mg
  • Sulphate 453 mg
  • Citrate 5.0 g
  • Bicarbonate 3.6 g

DOSAGE & DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Horses (450 - 500 kg)

Ensure an adequate supply of clean drinking water is accessible. STRESSALYTE® is a balanced formulation of physiological electrolytes specifically designed for horses.

To replace lost salts, mix 30 g (2 x 15g level scoopfuls) of STRESSALYTE® into the horse’s feed daily. This dose could be administered as one scoopful in each of the morning and night feeds. Alternatively, the doses can be mixed into drinking water or administered as a drench. In the treatment of acidosis, the dosage may be increased as directed by a veterinarian.

STORAGE

Store below 30˚C in a dry place. Replace lid tightly.

PACK SIZES

STRESSALYTE® is available in 2.5kg and 5kg buckets.

 

 

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