Natural Choice Alfalfa
Honeychop Natural Choice Alfalfa, free from molasses, is a non-heating low sugar, slow release fibre feed blend with alfalfa, timothy grass and oat straw. Coated with linseed and rapeseed oil Natural Choice Alfalfa is perfect for fuelling work and promoting condition. Honeychop Natural Choice Alfalfa is high in calcium and this, combined with linseed (flax seed) oil is ideal to promote general health and coat condition. Blended with cinnamon and a mix of real herbs known for their natural antioxidant properties it is the perfect low calorie palatable fibre feed to add to your horse, pony or donkeys diet. With a typical sugar content of 5.5% you can be sure you will be limiting the amount of sugar in your horse, pony or donkey’s diet.
Horses are herbivores and evolved on a diet of grasses. The blend of natural fibres and selected herbs in Honeychop Lite and Healthy will add natural variety to your horse, pony or donkeys diet, mimicking the natural environment in which they should graze.
- Free from molasses, soya and artificial additives.
- Linseed oil and alfalfa to promote condition and coat shine.
- Low Sugar – only natural sugars present
- Contains added linseed oil, rich in omega 3 fatty acids for health and condition
- Includes real herbs with known natural antioxidants
- We only use sun dried oat straw and never desiccate our crops
Timothy Grass is lower in sugar than most other grasses, and alongside the alfala and oat straw it adds variety in the diet.
Linseed Oil is high in omega 3 fatty acids linseed (flax seed) oil is ideal to promote health and condition. Rapeseed oil is also a good source of vitamin E and an important aid to digestion. The inclusion of oil helps horses and ponies maintain strong hooves, glossy coats and better all-round condition. It is also known to have beneficial effects for horses with stiff joints.
Cinnamon has also been shown to act as an antioxidant which can lead to improved health. Although no specific trials have been performed on horses cinnamon may prove to have beneficial effects in laminitic equines.
Thyme is an anti-spasmodic and can help inflammation or infection of the respiratory tract, ideal for coughs, cramps and chest infections due to its antiseptic properties. It stimulates circulation, digestion, nervous responses and secretion of hormones aiding metabolism. Whilst being an insecticide it keeps away insects, pests and can be effectively used to deter parasites such as fleas, lice and flies.
Oregano contains elements that help with digestion and stimulates the immune system. It also aids in the smooth running of the cardiovascular system which helps in fighting diseases, stabilises body temperature and maintains PH balance.
Mint is germicidal and a breath freshener. It takes care of oral health by inhibiting harmful bacterial growth inside the mouth by cleaning the tongue and teeth. Mint is a good appetiser and promotes digestion.
Basil is a natural antiseptic and known for being an antioxidant that aids digestion.
Honeychop Natural Choice Alfalfa also contains limestone flour which is a calcium supplement for horses and vital for healthy growth, strong bones, teeth and hooves.
If your horse or pony suffers from laminitis you may want to read our fact sheet. Click here to find out more. Laminitis Fact Sheet
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