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1 Litre Virbac Recharge For Horses

1 Litre Virbac Recharge For Horses

Product ref: 1LRECHARGEH

Price: $32.95

RECHARGE FOR HORSES Recharge is a concentrated electrolyte solution used to rapidly replenish electrolytes depleted after strenuous exercise and sweat loss in horses. Additionally, this rapid electrolyte replacement will stimulate drinking and rehydration. WHAT IS RECHARGE? The ‘sports drink’ for horses, a concentrated solution of electrolytes and glucose with a palatable apple flavour. - Restores electrolyte levels immediately, stimulating fluid intake and rehydration. - Contains glucose for energy and to assist electrolyte absorption. - Stimulates the horse’s natural thirst mechanism. - Palatable apple flavoured liquid formulation. The nutrients in RECHARGE are scientifically balanced for - REHYDRATION-Glucoseassistsrapidelectrolyteabsorption resulting in immediate fluid and body salt replacement. - RAPID RECOVERY - From training, travelling and performance. - ENERGYREPLACEMENT-Thesportsdrinkforhorses. Rapidly restores electrolyte levels and stimulates fluid intake and rehydration The maintenance of fluid and electrolyte balance is vital to maintain hydration; to promote normal body function; to provide efficient temperature regulation; heart and blood vessel stability and function. RECHARGE is formulated to provide rapid correction of these levels in the performance horse. Versatile oral rehydration fluid Recharge reverses dehydration and loss of appetite. When a horse is dehydrated, sweat loss naturally reduces in order to conserve vital body fluids. Gut fluid reserves also reduce and give the horse a ‘tucked-up’ appearance. This leads to slower physical and heart rate recovery. The volume of RECHARGE recommended should be in direct proportion to the intensity of exercise and expected fluid deficits. It replaces on average 25% of the electrolytes lost after exercise. This in turn stimulates thirst, drinking and rehydration. Contains glucose for energy and electrolyte absorption The absorption of fluid and electrolytes is enhanced by balanced proportions of glucose and the amino acid glycine. They promote active uptake of fluid and electroytes from the intestine. Stimulates the horse’s natural thirst mechanism Direct dosing over the tongue helps to stimulate thirst to encourage replenishment of body fluids. Concentrated liquid formulation The oral rehydration fluid RECHARGE contains electrolytes, potassium and glucose. The inclusion of glucose helps to drive the absorption of sodium and other electrolytes from the small intestine. When mixed in the horses drinking water, RECHARGE is isotonic and therefore the perfect solution for replacing and replenishing electrolyte and fluid levels. This means it has the same salt concentrations as the blood and body fluids, which ensures rapid uptake of vital salts across the intestinal lining. Palatable Apple flavour. Easy to administer - over tongue or in water RECHARGE can be diluted in drinking water or administered by syringe over the tongue. Ensure access to clean drinking water. Quality and freshness assured From the Virbac range of quality products designed for maximum freshness and stability. WHEN TO USE RECHARGE - Horses prior to, during and after travel - Performance horses following sweat loss - Rehydration after illness or diarrhoea - “Tucked-up” horses – showing signs of dehydration HOW TO USE RECHARGE? Indications Fluid and electrolyte depletion due to strenuous exercise and sweat loss during training, racing, competition and transport in all performance horses. Composition Each 60mL dose contains: - 2.4g Sodium - 1.8g Potassium - 3.8g Chloride - 1.4g Phosphate - 176mg Magnesium - 695mg Sulphate - 15.6g Glucose Directions for use RECHARGE concentrate solution can be administered by oral syringe over the back of the tongue, with immediate access to clean, fresh water provided to drink as required. Alternatively, RECHARGE can be diluted with clean, fresh drinking water as directed. Dosage rates are for 450-500kg horses. Ponies less than 350kg offer half dose volumes. Special Dosage Rates - Severely Dehydrated Horses: 6-8 litres of made up solution (40mL RECHARGE/litre water) may be administered by stomach tube as required under the supervision of a veterinary surgeon. - Endurance Exercise: 60 - 80mL can be administered by oral syringe over the tongue, during a ride or at check points, provided water is available or offered immediately. - Travelling Horses. Hot weather or long distances: 40 - 60mL over tongue with water provided 30 - 60 minutes before travelling, repeat every 2 - 3 hours during travelling, and again on arrival as required. Presentation Concentrated solution. - 1L pack: Provides 16 doses for average horse. - 5L pack: Provides 83 doses for average horse.