Stance Equitec CoolStance Copra 20kg

33.70 incl. VAT

CoolStance Copra unique Coconut horse feed provides high-density ‘cool’ energy from oil and digestible fibre

* Low in starch and sugar 
* Highly palatable, even for picky eaters
* Provides a balanced supply of protein and energy
* Totally cereal and grain free

* Great for weight gain and condition
* 100% digestible energy
* High source of fibre

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Description

Stance Equitec CoolStance Copra Premium Coconut (Copra) Meal

CoolStance Copra is made from the white part of the coconut, which is dried, baked and ground. It is totally natural and is chemical and GMO free. CoolStance provides the horse with COOL and TRAINABLE energy.
The oil in CoolStance (coconut oil) is saturated and rich in Medium Chain Fatty Acids (MCT). This means it is highly stable (not prone to rancidity) and can provide your horse with ready, non-glucose energy.

Most horses love the taste of CoolStance. It is rich in quality protein, and the oil assists with coat condition. CoolStance contains <11% NSC (sugar and starch) and has a high content of digestible energy. CoolStance may support horses with metabolic disorders including tying up, laminitis or excitable behaviour.

In the UK and Europe, we would recommend feeding CoolStance wet or damp. Our horses are subjected to damper pasture, higher rainfall and softer hay resulting in our horses producing less saliva when eating.

By feeding CoolStance wet, it is also a great way of ensuring your horse has access to a greater water intake which helps to rehydrate. Wetting or dampening CoolStance can also prevent dust irritation.
CoolStance is completely free of prohibited substances. It is regularly batch tested, aflatoxin tested and regulated by FEMAS.

CoolStance Copra is made from the white part of the coconut which has been dried, baked and ground. It is a highly palatable, premium meal.
It is a totally natural product and is chemical and GMO free.

What type of horse is CoolStance Copra suitable for?

CoolStance Copra is:

  • a versatile feed that is suitable for all types of horses and ponies.
  • ideal for horses and ponies prone to laminitis, EMS, Cushings or are in other ways metabolically challenged, due to it’s low NSC content,
  • a non heating feed so is a safe choice for those horses that are on box rest or in very light work
  • can form the base of any feed or can be used as an addition for extra condition or weight gain to an already nutritionally balanced diet.

Feeding the hard-working horse

CoolStance Copra is a popular choice amongst owners whose horses are in hard work.
The coconut oil in Copra contains medium chain triglycerides (MCT) that are easier to digest, absorb and utilize in comparison to the long-chain fatty acids found in other oils such as flax, soya and rice-bran oil.
MCTs are absorbed directly into the portal blood and transported to the liver.
By comparison, long chain fatty acids are absorbed into the lymphatics and slowly transported to the liver.
MCTs appear to behave more like glucose than other oils, meaning coconut oil provides a ready source of energy for use during exercise.

Available in 20kg packaging

Feeding Guide

Introduce the Coolstance gradually over a period of 10 -14 days. 
Feed coolstance in combination with quality Fibre and a suitable vitamin/ minerals supplement.
Clean drinking water should be available at all times.


 Feeding Guide:


  Life stage  

Level of activity 

kg / day  
  Foal   free choice in creep feeder
  Weanling >3mths of age     0.5kg-1.0kg 
  Broodmare first 2 trimesters  1.0kg-3.0kg 
  last trimester  3.0kg 
  Wet mare  early lactation  3.0kg-4.0kg 
  late lactation  2.0kg 
  Horse in recovery not in work  0.5kg-1.0kg 
  Performance horse light  1.0kg 
  medium  2.0kg 
  heavy  3.0kg-4.0kg 

NB: Always measure CoolStance feeding rate as a DRY weight (kg)

Composition

100% pure coconut meal

Analysis

Dry Matter 90%
Crude Protein 20%
Digestible Energy (MJ DE/kg DM) 15
Digestible Energy (Mcal DE/lb DM) 1.63
Oil 12%
Non Structural Carbohydrate (NSC) <11%
Crude Fibre 12-15%
Starch 0.4%
Ash 7%

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