Magnesium have become an increasingly common needs VIMITAL Magnesium is a pure magnesium supplements for horses, without any additives. Formulated with Magnesium Phosphate, Magnesium Oxide and Sodium for maximum uptake, gentle on the gut and best palatability. Magnesium is one of the body’s most important minerals, an activator of many enzymes and is essential eg for nerve and muscle function and cardiovascular health. Magnesium is not stored in the body and therefore must be included in the daily ration. Magnesium is one of the minerals that are common both humans and horses suffering from. Most common deficiency symptoms in horses are nervous and bad temper. In magnesium deficiency, the body can not handle the substances released during stress or fear. The reason for the increasing lack of magnesium is in addition to depleted soils, the wrong balance in the lining between Calcium and Magnesium. Too high Calcium intake blocks the absorption of magnesium. The ratio of calcium and magnesium to be 5:2. Magnesium deficiency can eventually cause a wide range of disease states.