1. Lysine: Muscle development and bone growth plus stimulates gastric juices.
2. Methionine: Hair and coat growth, prevents deposits and adhesion of fat in liver, aids selenium absorption, antioxidant and anti-arthritic.
3. Threonine: Enhances growth and feed efficacy, produces adrenaline, and is a precursor to thyroid hormones.
Lysine, Methionine and Threonine are limiting amino acids, which means that they must be present in adequate amounts for the body's ability to make protein. These essential amino acids must be supplied in the diet because horses are unable to manufacture them on their own. Feeding the correct balance of protein is essential to maintaining optimum health of muscle, skin, hoof and hair and more.