Use this:

  • As an alternative to using 4 supplements – digestive, joint, immune and a multivitamin/amino acid
  • to help maintain good health in your horse
  • to help to maintain joint health in your horse

Ultimate Mix

A natural horse supplement with prebiotics, vitamins, Echinacea, MSM and Glucosamine

A blend of herbs, minerals and vitamins for horses to help maintain overall good health when working or taking part in sports.

A complete blend of vitamins for horses including Echinacea Purpurea

 Ultimate Mix contains:

  • Vitamin A
    Vitamin A has many roles – helping with night vision and gene expression being just two.
  • Vitamin D3
    Vitamin D3 controls the Calcium balance in the blood.
  • MSM
    MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) helps maintain healthy joints and supports recovery from exercise.
  • Spirulina
    Spirulina is a blue green algae. It is a source of amino acids, proteins, fats, vitamins and co-factors.
  • Xylitol
    Xylitol is a prebiotic and a component of cartilage. Xylitol is safe and beneficial to horses but toxic to dogs. Please keep this supplement away from your dogs.
  • Diatomaceous Earth
    Diatomaceous Earth is thought to help maintain digestive balance.
  • Glucosamine
    Glucosamine helps maintain healthy joints.
  • Echinacea purpurea
    Echinacea purpurea helps your horse get less sick, less often.
  • Vitamin E
    Vitamin E works together with Selenium – both are anti-oxidants.
  • Vitamin C
    Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) plays a role in the immune system of the horse.
  • Vitamin B2
    Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) also helps with the production of ATP which is the body’s energy carrying molecule. It also supports fat and amino acid digestion.
  • Vitamin B1
    Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) is required for the horse’s body to manufacture ATP, the body’s energy carrying molecule.
  • Vitamin B6
    Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is a coenzyme in the conversion of 5-HTP to Serotonin. Serotonin is believed to act as a mood stabiliser.
  • Biotin
    Biotin is essential for healthy hooves and skin.
  • Vitamin B12
    Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin which is necessary for the normal function of nerve cells.
  • Seaweed meal
    Dried seaweed meal is a source of many vitamins, minerals and amino acids.

Analytical constituents:

  • Crude Protein (12%)
  • Crude Fibre (9%)
  • Crude Fats (2%)
  • Crude Ash (22%)
  • Crude Oils and Fats (2%)
  • Moisture Content (17.9%)
  • Sodium (1.6%)
  • Sulphur (4.03%)

Directions:

One scoop per day (15g per day, mixed into the concentrated feed). Do not feed more than two scoops (30g) per day. One 500g bag will last one horse 4 weeks.

Please take care:

  • Safe for pregnant or lactating mares and for foals
  • This is a nutritional product and is not intended as a substitute product for veterinary products or advice
  • Discontinue immediately at any sign of an adverse reaction
  • Important: Do not feed to dogs. Xylitol is good for horses, but toxic to dogs.

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26 Comments

  1. Carolyn Hale
    2nd November 2014 at 11:20 pm · Reply

    Hi There,

    Can someone please explain how this product works with regards to dosage.
    Is it based on the horses size, age or weight? Or is there something else it is based on?
    Or is it a general measurement to be given to all horses as standard?

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      3rd November 2014 at 7:39 am · Reply

      Hi Carolyn. It is an average dose based on a 500kg horse. Because it is not a medicated product and because the herbs I use are very safe, adjusting the dose based on your individual requirements is not complicated. One scoop is both safe and effective for a Shetland or a Draught, but it is safe to adjust the amount either up or down, according to you needs. 🙂

  2. Beryl Shuttleworth
    7th April 2013 at 6:12 pm · Reply

    Ozayr, thanks for the feedback.

    [Ozayr actually sent photos as well. I can’t put them up here, but will put them onto the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.502378123145268.1073741825.463108247072256&type=1%5D

  3. Ozayr
    7th April 2013 at 6:07 pm · Reply

    I have to say as I explained before I was battling to put weight on this particular horse. Well he has been in the same training schedule but have increased his training . He has definitely picked up weight he is moving more freely. Most importantly he has filled up.
    As always I am very happy with the results I have achieved.
    What I love about this particular supplement, it’s a combination for overall good health in the horse.

  4. Julie
    18th October 2012 at 12:14 pm · Reply

    My nooitgedacht is going on 18 and shows all the signs of being insulin resistant. He seems to pick up weight by just looking at food. He gets speedibeet twice a day and lots of oathay which has been soaked in water. I need advice as to which mix to use for him. He is unshod (has very good hooves), generally very healthy, but for the past year he has diarrhoea. Would UM help for tummy upset. His tummy is really round but the rest of him looks normal. People often think he is a pregnant mare 🙁

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      19th October 2012 at 7:54 am · Reply

      The Ultimate mix contains probiotics and prebiotics, which have been proven to decrease the severity and length of diarrhea. So, yes, definitely worth a try.

  5. Pauline
    18th October 2012 at 9:53 am · Reply

    I have actually just bought myself a new horse and I am going to start him off on ultimate very soon and I will try and remember to take some photos and send them to you. He is straight off the track and is all ribs at the moment and he looks like a teddy bear with the stuffing coming out!! As did my mare I bought last year and she is absolutely amazing now. I obviously work them but the herbal horse brings on their muscles, power and condition so much quicker. They also stay in peak health over the off season.

  6. Connie
    10th April 2012 at 8:41 pm · Reply

    Would like to put my 15year old WB mare on ultimate mix, she is healthy and strong with no stiffness or problems, she was only backed at 9 and we compete in dressage and showjumping, want to prevent any problems later in her life, will this mix be the right one? Ultimate? Connie Lourens, Newcastle, Kwazulu Natal

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      11th April 2012 at 8:49 am · Reply

      Connie, it is absolutely the right thing to do. Even though she has no problems at the moment, the Ultimate mix will help with the maintenance of the joints as well as digestion, muscle building, immunity and general good health.

  7. Allene
    1st September 2011 at 9:04 am · Reply

    Hi!
    I have a 4 year old TB gelding, he doesnt have any problems that I know of, and hopefully never will. I would like some suggestions on which product I can get him for healthy digestive system, good for coat conditioning, and will help prevent colic. Which product will suit this youngster? Thnx lots 🙂

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      1st September 2011 at 2:57 pm · Reply

      Allene, I’d actually recommend Ultimate mix. You’ll get a lovely shiny coat, healthy joints and good digestion. And hopefully no colic, although you can never actually guarantee that!

  8. Charmaine
    19th April 2011 at 9:27 am · Reply

    I have my older arab on ULTIMATE MIX and he is doing extremely well. I was told he would not be able to do endurance again, but he is so well that he will be doing a slow ride on Saturday!

  9. Jess
    30th March 2011 at 8:06 pm · Reply

    I’ve just recently put my horse (TB) on The Herbal Horse line… its look/seems fantastic..

    My horse has joint problems (clicky- locky hocks) and two very bad cracks on the front of his hooves but good hooves over all im told, just a problem with those cracks. (he’s unshod)..
    Anyway, i’ve had him on plenty different supplements and they for a while work but not for long…

    He recently stood on a 6inch nail while i was riding, it went into the side of the frog at an angle to about 2inchs deep. Luckly my farrier was at the stables at the time, she took it out and cleaned it and bandaged it with animal intex. I called the vet straight away and gave him a top up tetanus and some anti-biotics. And just said to keep it as clean as possible. I have been doing so. But he will be off for about 4 months.

    I definately want to put him on the Farriers Mix and the Rejuven Mix as well as the Immune Mix with the virus’ going around.. And when he’s back in work the Sport Horse and Endurance Mix, as he has very little muscle and even in work doesnt pick up condition like you’d think, as well he can barely get through a half hour lesson. So for now would like him on the Farriers, Rejuven and Immune Mix…

    Would putting him on the Ultimate Mix also help, or with those three together already is it a waste?

    Thanks Jess

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      30th March 2011 at 1:59 pm · Reply

      Thanks for your comments.
      With an unshod horse, Farriers mix or something similar is a very good idea. It takes a while to work as the good hoof needs to grow down, but once it has, you shouldn’t have a problem with cracks.
      The Immune mix for this time of year is also an excellent idea. All of mine are on that one. 
      The Rejuven mix has pain-killing herbs in it, so will help with the wound as well as with the joints.
      To use Ultimate mix as well as these three would probably not be necessary. But, when the pain from the nail wound stops, you might find that Ultimate mix is a better maintenance supplement.
      But, of course, you know your horse better than anyone else, so see how it goes. And let me know, please.

    • Jess
      18th March 2013 at 3:12 pm · Reply

      I never replied to this but i thought you should know…

      When he stood on the nail and we called the vet, the vet said that with keeping it clean and bandaged every day it would take 4 months (AT LEAST) for Moi to be sound and for the hoof and hole to heal. I had said that seems abit long, i doubt it will, Moi was always strong and heathly. I thought maybe 2.5 months

      So I put him on the Farrier and Rejuven and the Immune
      I also then stopped bandaging, but kept it clean

      I was quite happy and chuffed to find that after only 1 month(!) -he was sound, the hoof had grown out, the hole was clean and sealed and he looked amazing!

      My vet was quite shocked – (i had to resist the urge to pull my tongue out at him)

      But after one month Moi was sound and ready to be ridden again, he hadnt lost any condition either!

      Brilliant brilliant stuff!!!

  10. shea-lee
    22nd September 2010 at 10:11 am · Reply

    Just to let you know that Socks is doing incredibly well.
    Her mobility and the way she has strengthened up is totally amazing!!
    Your product is great!!

  11. Shea-Lee
    22nd September 2010 at 10:11 am · Reply

    Hi Beryl

    The Ultimate Mix is our absolute fave mix for our little ex-Squatter camp turned show pony!
    It is such a general all-round good mix that shows AMAZING results!!
    I cannot recommend it highly enough!

  12. Nicole Smith
    1st May 2010 at 12:33 pm · Reply

    I’ve been usung the Ultimate mix on my WB mare and am very impressed with thr results. A year and half ago she had a tumour removed from her stifle and it has taken many months of recovery. We had issues with her being quite stiff on cold days and she was not happy using her left hind during her flatwork or jumping.
    After three weeks usuing Ultimate Mix she is much happier working her troublesome stifle and seems to have a bit more oomf without too much fizz. A few months ago we were considering retiring her to hack but now are planning some eventing and jumping shows as she’s back to her old form again with the help of Herbal Horse.
    Great Product!

  13. meg
    23rd February 2010 at 5:26 pm · Reply

    Hi Beryl. I just got my boy Ultimate mix and wanted to know if I must give him one scoop daily initially or if i must give a different amount to get him used to it for the first week or so?

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      23rd February 2010 at 8:18 pm · Reply

      Hi Meg. It is perfectly safe to start on one scoop a day. Good luck and please do let me know how it goes.

  14. Mignon
    14th October 2009 at 6:55 pm · Reply

    I am so excited to start using the Ultimate Mix. Thanks Herbal Horse for sucha wonderful products. Orpheus is a Friesian TB cross, who is 17 years old. He is doing a bit of dressage and we hope to enjoy the Saldanha endurance ride in February next year. I have heard so many positive things about the Ultimate Mix, and he did well previously on the Rejuven and Immune Mix.

    • Beryl Shuttleworth
      14th October 2009 at 9:21 pm · Reply

      Thanks, Mignon and Pier. Its really nice to hear about a product doing what it is designed to do.

  15. Pier Rush
    14th October 2009 at 4:09 pm · Reply

    I am soooo excited about this product!!! Viking has been on it now for two months and is doing amazingly! (Vikes was diagnosed with Ringbone in 2006 and subsequently always been a little stiff through the colder seasons.) In 2007 and 2008, he was on the Rejuvenmix, which is also an amazing product and on it, Viking was supple and happy. Now, since being on the Ultimate Mix though, he has come through winter with no aches, pains or stiffness. He completed a 20km ride out the other day with 3 endurance horses and let me tell you, his nose was always ahead of the rest! He is just facing each day confidently, comfortably and in his usual magical way! Ultimate mix seems to have given him a new little spark and in addition, he is also looking like a million dollars!

    Thanks Beryl for your awesome products – BOTH Rejuven mix & Ultimate Mix!

    Not many youngsters can keep up with the unicorn now! 🙂

  16. Michelle
    17th September 2009 at 3:46 pm · Reply

    Hi Beryl

    Forcey has been on the Ultimate Mix for a good few weeks now, it’s helped normalise his tummy upset when fed oathay and he is looking and feeling amazing! Thanks for a superb product.

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