Epsom Salts (Magnesium sulfate) Endeavon
- Helps nerve and muscle function
- Can be used as a laxative
- Can be used as a poultice
Epsom Salts play an important part in nerve and muscle function, and horses deficient in this important element can show signs of nervousness, wariness, excitability, and muscle tremors.
This gives epsom salts its reputation for having a calming influence on horses. A deficient horse is likely to have a poor tolerance to work and its muscles will tie up quite quickly.
Epsom salts is also known to play 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.
Can also be used as a poultice.