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What is Quiessence®?

Quiessence® is a Magnesium and Chromium formula designed to support calm, balanced behavior in equines. It may also help animals who are cresty-necked to reduce the crest, and may help reduce the tendency to founder by supporting normal glucose metabolism and increasing peripheral circulation.Quiessence® is natural and legal, with no known side effects.

Quiessence® provides 5g Magnesium (4g from Magnesium Oxide, and 1g from Chelated Magnesium), and 1.25mg of Chromium Piccolinate per 1 ounce measure in a palatable, pelleted base of distiller's grains.

Horses that may benefit from Quiessence®:

• Horses with obesity problems
• Easy keepers on a hay only diet
• Horses whose main diet consists of preserved and processed feed stuff 
• Horses grazing land known to be low in magnesium 
• Horses grazing on acid soils
• Horses who have problems gaining or maintaining weight 
• Horses prone to or at risk for founder 
• Horses prone to cresty necks 
• Horses with nerve conditions 
• Nervous, tense horses that show an inability to learn and concentrate
• Horses with tight tense muscles that are slow to warm up and have sore or tight backs

Is your horse at risk for Magnesium deficiency?

Magnesium deficiency usually shows as nervousness, muscular tension, inability to relax, irritability, hyper-sensitivity to touch or sounds, and poor memory retention. Some causes of Magnesium deficiencies:

• Equine diets are often low in Magnesium, especially if the animal is in work, kept in stables, and fed preserved, processed foodstuffs. 
• High stress lifestyles lead to an increased need for Magnesium. 
• Areas with acid soils and soft water may not provide enough Magnesium in water and soil.
• A diet high in alfalfa hay may require more Magnesium to balance the Calcium-to-Magnesium ratio.

Why Magnesium and Chromium?

Magnesium works closely with Potassium and Calcium in cells, and a deficiency of Magnesium often results in low interstitial Potassium and the corresponding symptoms. Muscles are the main body store for Magnesium and, if there is a deficiency in the diet, the body draws Magnesium from the muscles. If enough is withdrawn, muscle Magnesuim levels drop, resulting in neuromuscular problems. Therefore, horses and ponies who are nervous, tense, show an inability to learn and concentrate, have tight, tense muscles, are slow to warm up and have sore or tight backs can show improvement when given Quiessence®.

It has also been found that giving additional Magnesium and Chromium to cresty, insulin-resistant, founder-prone horses and ponies may help reduce the tendency to founder. Magnesium supports peripheral circulation to the extremities, which may ease sore feet and promote healing in foundered animals. Chromium has been shown to improve glucose clearance by improving insulin sensitivity in various classes of livestock.Quiessence® provides high levels of Magnesium and Chromium in a pelleted form.

In a study we conducted in 2002/2003, founder prone horses with thick, cresty necks showed a reduction in neck thickness and hardness when fed a magnesium supplement. The reduction in neck thickness made the horses easier to manage and ride and handle as well being more aesthetically pleasing.

Quiessence® provides 5g Magnesium (4g from Magnesium Oxide, and 1g from Chelated Magnesium), and 1.25mg of Chromium Piccolinate per 1 ounce measure in a palatable, pelleted base of distiller's grains.

Quiessence® contains:
Magnesium Oxide, Chelated Magnesium, Sodium Chloride, Chromium Piccolinate, Ameribind (binder), Flavoring, Distillers Grains, Powersweet, Wheat Mids.

Directions for Use: Administer 1oz per 250lbs. body weight per day to start. Drop to ½ oz per 250lbs body weight per day when improvement is evident. Adjust accordingly for different body weights and results.

May be given on an as needed basis as well.

Magnesium should not be given to horses with impaired kidney function or those with restricted water intakes.

Chromium should not be given to horses with PSSM/EPSM.

Quiessence® is available in 5 lb. bags and 14 lb. pails. 
Also available in 50 lb. Bulk Bags. 
Please call for pricing and shipping information on bulk bags. 

Kombat Boots

Kombat Boots

KOMBAT BOOTS enhances digestion and absorption of essential food nutrients and supplements for:

  • Stronger, thicker hoof walls
  • Increased stamina
  • Better muscle tone
  • Healthier coat & shine
  • Improved fiber, calcium & phosphorous digestibility
  • Increased growth in young horses
  • Improved aerobic capacity & athletic performance
  • Reduced incidents of colic & ulcers
  • Healthy weight gain 


    Kombat Ready

    Kombat Ready

    Mineral and Vitamin Supplement
    Fortified with B&B Premium 21%

    • A complete and absorbable supplement
    • No filler formulation, flavor added for palatability
    • All ingredients are organic accepted
    • For best results, feed Kombat Ready with Kombat Boot

    What You Need to Know

    The base of Kombat Ready is B&B Premium 21%, a proprietary chemical mixture of monocalcium and dicalcium phosphates. B&B Premium 21% has very low levels of impurities and dust, therefore, absorption of these minerals is significantly enhanced.

    The balance and purity of Kombat Ready will promote growth and maintain sound structural development in young horses and combat nutritionally related developmental orthopedic disease.

    Kombat Ready will ease the stresses of the high performance horse due to its balance and purity.

    No filler formulation means high absorption rates and low contaminant rates: simply getting what you paid for.

    Additional salt or electrolytes should be offered to active horses to offset loss through perspiration.