Free UK Delivery on orders over £49

Science Supplements Complete Electrolytes for horses

Item Number: SCIENSCE

Science Supplements Complete Electrolytes for horses

Choose Your Options:

  • 10kg tub

    £ 179.99

    Web code: E3236

    Sorry, this product is not currently available to buy. This is likely because of a manufacturer delay. Call us on 01833 641112 for more information. We may also be able to suggest an alternative.
  • 2kg tub

    £ 36.99

    Web code: E3235

    Sorry, this product is not currently available to buy. This is likely because of a manufacturer delay. Call us on 01833 641112 for more information. We may also be able to suggest an alternative.

Total: £0.00

Choose options to add to basket



Browse other products from the Science Supplements product range


Science Supplements Complete Electrolytes for horses.

Complete Electrolytes is a palatable, fully balanced electrolyte that is gentle on the stomach and replaces electrolytes in proportion to the amounts lost during exercise.
Sub-optimal electrolyte intake is a frequent cause of poor performance in competition horses. Palatability problems with ordinary electrolytes can limit feed and supplement intake, cause irritation of the stomach and intestine, and has also been shown to irritate the stomach or cause gastric ulceration in horses.
Containing the 5 key electrolytes sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium and magnesium with MicroBeadTM Technology means it dissolves in the small intestine where electrolyte uptake is optimal, and is both palatable and gentle on the stomach unlike ordinary electrolytes.

The five major electrolytes: sodium, chloride, potassium, calcium and magnesium; are key nutrients required for nerve and muscle function, maintenance of normal hydration and normal function of the digestive system, kidneys, lungs and heart. Sub-optimal electrolyte intake can lead to muscle problems and poor performance, therefore horses in work require extra electrolytes to replace those lost in sweat, faeces and urine. The harder the horse works, the hotter he gets. The longer a horse works and the warmer the weather, the more sweat and therefore the more electrolytes a horse will lose.  One litre of horse sweat contains around 3.5g of sodium, 6g of chloride, 1.2g of potassium and 0.1g of calcium. A horse can easily lose 5 litres of sweat each hour on a normal day at a moderate pace which equates to the loss of around 50g of electrolytes. This amount would not be replaced by the horse's normal daily hay and hard feed alone.
The simple answer is to feed every day! It is common for many horses to only be fed supplemental electrolytes immediately before and during competition. If you feed enough electrolytes during training you will not need to increase the amount in the feed when it comes to a competition. If you don’t feed in training and feed only in competition you are asking for trouble. It can take weeks or months, not days, to fully restore the body’s normal electrolyte levels following a month or so of training.

Given regularly and not just during competition helps maintain electrolyte levels, stimulates appetite and encourages drinking.

Level 25ml (28g) scoops per day.

Level of work:                                                   Light      Moderate           Hard/Hot Weather
 Pony (approximately 250kg)                             0.5          1                              2
 Horse (approximately 500kg)                            1             1.5                          3-4
 Large Horse (approximately 750kg)                  2             3-4                          4-5

Active Ingredient Levels
100g of Complete Electrolytes delivers:
Chloride 27.5g
Sodium 14.64g
Potassium 6.07g
Magnesium 360mg
Calcium 360mg

Frequently Asked Questions

There have been no questions/answers for this product so far.

Ask Question

Ask a question about Science Supplements Complete Electrolytes for horses


There have been no reviews for this product.

You Might Also Like

Veterinary Gamgee 500g (30cm/12")

An invaluable general dressing, also an efficient protection and support for horse's fetlocks.

Item #: GAM12

From £11.69 inc. VAT

Battles Strong Iodine Solution 7.5%

Battles Strong Iodine Solution. A traditional high-strength disinfectant solution with many veterinary uses. Suitable for most animals, including poultry.


From £14.19 inc. VAT

Activon Manuka Honey Tube 25g

Activon Manuka Honey Tube is pure medical-grade Manuka Honey in a 25g tube. Activon can be applied directly onto the wound itself or onto a gauze or foam dressing.


From £4.40 inc. VAT

NAF NaturalintX Arnica Gel 400g

A smooth, cooling gel to soothe minor strains, sprains and bruising following muscular exertion, knock or blow.


From £12.89 inc. VAT