Equine Nutrition/Vitamins

Fat soluble vitaminsEdit

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K

Water soluble vitaminsEdit

  • Vitamin C
  • B complex.

Biotin.Bacteria can break down fibre produces B vitamins such as Biotin.

RequirementsEdit

  • Vision
  • Immunity
  • Growth
  • Bone development
  • Blood clotting

Water soluble vs. fat solubleEdit

  • B Vitamins regularly synthesis in large intestine
  • Other water soluble vitamins not stored
  • Vitamin C synthesized in liver
  • Fat soluble are stored in fat

Vitamins are required in small amounts, but are vital to important bodily functions.