Potassium Chloride Gateway Products is an electrolyte that your horse needs supplemented during heavy training.
Electrolytes are minerals that occur in your horse's body in a charged form and are essential to the functioning of many physiological systems. In training and heavy competition it is important to maintain or replenish five particular minerals essential to neuro-muscular function that are lost in sweat: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Calcium and Magnesium.
Your horse needs around 45g/day of Potassium at rest, this will is easily met in a balanced diet with adequate grass and/or hay. However, during competition or heavy training when he does not have time to consume adequate roughage, your horse may experience a Potassium deficit. At these times Potassium is usually delivered in the form of Potassium Chloride.
The 4 lb size will provide up to a 128 day supply for one horse.
The 20 lb size will provide up to a 640 day supply for one horse.