Nupafeed® L-Carnitine Equine Energy Supplement is used as to help build muscle, power and energy without horses becoming "fizzy".
L-Carnitine is a natural occurring amino acid, which plays a vital role in the metabolism of fat. horses that tend to tire easily or need to overcome a fitness plateau, benefit greatly from Nupafeed® L-Carnitine Supplement.
Increasing Muscle Definition
Improving Recovery Time
L-Carnitine has also been shown to influence lactic acid turnover, and could therefor be beneficial to those horses prone to increase muscle enzyme build up.
Nupafeed® L-Carnitine Supplement comes in a daily liquid that easily top dresses on your horses grain to help horses over come daily fatigue. Nupafeed® L-Carnitine Supplement also comes in a concentrate oral syringe for times when increased stamina is needed.
Are Nupafeed® Supplements legal to use in competition?
Yes. Nupafeed® Supplements do not contain any banned substances in accordance to FEI Rules. See FEI Clean Sport, USEF-Drugs & Medications or AQHA Guidelines.
Who makes the Nupafeed® range of supplements?
All Nupafeed® Supplements are made by the German pharmaceutical company, Verla-Pharm under strict laboratory conditions. Verla-Pharm is primarily concerned with producing pharmaceuticals for human medicine, their equine products benefit from their superior knowledge, research and quality of ingredients.
How can L-Carnitine help my horse?
L-Carnitine is an amino acid that is naturally made in the liver. It helps reduce lactic acid in the muscle and uses fat to burn as energy. By supplementing with L-Carnitine horses are able to increase stamina and lessen recovery time. Since L-Carnitine helps utilize fat as energy horses body tone becomes more refined.
How do I feed Nupafeed L-Carnitine?
Nupafeed L-Carnitine Daily Liquid is a clear liquid which goes on the daily feed. Its odor is faint and only small amounts are required so fussy feeders normally do not notice.
The L-Carnitine Concentrate Oral Pastes contain the same liquid but it is stronger and more concentrate making them ideal for use in competition. The paste is given orally in the same way you would a wormer paste.
- Purified water
- Magnesium-aspartate-hydrochloride (MAH®) to help with absorption
- Potassium sorbate (preservative)
Why does L-Carnitine contain MAH?
The MAH content of the L-Carnitine is critical; it acts as a carrier assisting the L-Carnitine to be absorbed.
How long does the L-Carnitine take to work?
The benefit of Nupafeed L-Carnitine should be seen 1-2 weeks after you start feeding the product but absorption time is quite long. The L-Carnitine works faster on those with a high percentage body fat and on those in work as the work enables the
L-Carnitine to circulate thoroughly. We recommend that the liquid be fed twice a day to maintain a constant level in the body and the Syringes take 4-10hours.
Can I feed too much L-Carnitine?
No. Nupafeed L-Carnitine is entirely safe; your horse will excrete what he does not use through urine or sweat.
Is L-Carnitine safe to feed alongside other supplements or medications?
Yes. It will not react or interfere with any other medication or supplements you may be giving your horse.
My horse lacks stamina, but also can be “hot” will the L-Carnitine make my horse become “hotter?
No, Nupafeed L-Carnitine is formulated not to increase the anxiety of your horse by adding Nupafeed unique magnesium MAH. Improvements will be seen in stamina without compromising behavior.
How can L-Carnitine improve muscle mass and definition if it does not contain protein or some sort of calorific advantage?
L-Carnitine improves the efficiency of energy turn over by mobilizing fat stores, making glucose readily available in the cells to make energy. During hard work, normal glucose metabolism often does not provide enough energy and other substrates are used. Improving glucose metabolism not only spares these other substrates which are required for muscle growth and repair, but also reduces the number of harmful toxins produced during hard work so less muscle damage occurs.
Has L-Carnitine actually been proven to improve stallion fertility?
Yes, L-Carnitine has been proven to improve parameters of sperm formation and motility in many species including equines.
What is the shelf life for Nupafeed® Supplements?
Nupafeed® Supplements have a 2.5 year shelf life.