Epsom Salts is a stable must have and has multiple uses for horses (and riders)
1 – Epsom Salts play an important part in nerve and muscle function.
Horses deficient in this can show signs of nervousness, wariness, excitability, and muscle tremors.
This gives epsom salts its reputation for having a calming influence on horses.
2 – Helps horses tolerance to work and prevents muscles tying up and getting stiff.
3 – Epsom salts also plays an important part in reducing equine obesity, and can lessen the risk of laminitis in animals prone to it during periods of strong spring grass growth.
4 – Can also be used as a poultice.
5 – Great for the rider’s bath after an intense session or fall, to relax your muscles and speed up recovery.