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Quiessence

Quiessence

Item # 22116
  • Magnesium based supplement designed to support calm, balanced behavior
  • Effectively reduces nervousness, hypersensitivity, muscle tension and irritability
  • Reduces the risk of laminitis in overweight and thick, cresty necked horses
  • Supports normal glucose metabolism and increases peripheral circulation
  • Magnesium and chromium support is beneficial to horses prone to founder
  • 5 lbs. pellets
  • Made in the USA
Do not give to horses with impaired kidney function or restricted water intake
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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, Vegetable Oil, 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.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Quiessence
 
4.7

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (17)
  • High palatability (17)
  • Easy to feed (16)
  • Good quality (15)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily prevention (10)
    • When horse is stressed (9)
    • During training (7)
    • During competition (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Amateur rider (15)

    Reviewed by 23 customers

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    5.0

    Great magnesium supplement

    By Haffe rider

    from Elk grove, ca

    About Me Amateur Rider

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Formulation
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Prevention

      Comments about Quiessence:

      My horse is insulin resistant and requires magnesium supplementation. I couldn't find any other magnesium supplement he would eat.

       
      5.0

      Good Stuff

      By Bodi the Arab

      from Vancouver WA

      About Me Amateur Rider, Belong To Equine Charity

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Feed
      • Effective
      • Good Quality
      • High Palatability
      • Works

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Prevention
        • During Competition
        • During Training
        • When Horse is Stressed

        Comments about Quiessence:

        Within a week I noticed a less stressed horse. He loads, tacks better, and is more focused. I will continue to use this.

         
        4.0

        Works well!

        By Yellow Horse Lady

        from Ohio

        About Me Amateur Rider

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Feed
        • Effective
        • Good Quality
        • High Palatability

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • During Training
          • When Horse is Stressed

          Comments about Quiessence:

          Product works well. Takes the edge off. I have also used this during the winter when they can not go outside to be worked due to the weather.

           
          5.0

          I'd buy this product again

          By hope

          from texas

          About Me All Around Rider, Amateur Rider

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Feed
          • Effective
          • Good Quality
          • High Palatability
          • Really Helped My Mare

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Prevention
            • During Competition
            • During Training
            • When Horse is Stressed

            Comments about Quiessence:

            This product really helped balance my made.

             
            5.0

            helped focus my mare

            By sweetpea

            from texas

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Quiessence:

            Helped focus my horse at shows

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