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BONAFIDE® contains Quinaquanone®, a patented, water soluble and bioavailable form of Vitamin K1 and K2.
Vitamin K1 & K2 have a critical effect on the function of osteocalcin, the bone protein that binds the mineral and protein in the bone together. Without sufficient Vitamin K the binding process is incomplete and low density or defective bone and cartilage are produced.
Vitamin K1 & K2 are naturally available in fresh, growing, green pasture but they are highly unstable, being degraded by UV light, wilting or 'wintering off'.
Horses that do not have constant access to high quality pasture are likely to be deficient in Vitamin K, leading to a reduction in bone density and strength.
Horses removed from Vitamin K rich pasture and brought into a box/yard regime have demonstrated a reduction in bone density within 7-10 days.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS. EACH 10G CONTAINS:
Quinaquanone® (Vitamins K1 & K2) 7mg
Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 8,000 IU
INACTIVE INGREDIENTS. EACH 10G CONTAINS:
Sucrose Microfine 9.33 g
Corn Starch 0.49 g
DIRECTIONS FOR USE - AS A GUIDE
Feed: Recommended rates as below per day with food.
Large end level scoop holds 10g; small end level scoop holds 3g.
Horses stabled or with diminished access to pasture: 10g per 500kg bodyweight per day.
Foals & Weanlings: 10g per 200kg bodyweight per day.
Yearlings & 2 year olds: 10g per 400kg bodyweight per day.
Pregnant & Lactating Mares: 10g per 500kg bodyweight per day.
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