Virbac Australia


STRESSALYTE® daily alkaline electrolyte supplement for horses

STRESSALYTE will replace salts lost due to sweating and will aid in the treatment of acidosis. It may also be used as a supportive therapy in the treatment of dehydration if given with water.

  • Horse
  • Australian made
    Australian made


STRESSALYTE is a specially formulated alkaline electrolyte supplement for:

  • Horses doing fast work over short periods of time or race training
  • Light sweaters
  • Treatment of acidosis
  • Supportive therapy in the treatment of dehydration


  • Horses that do fast work over a short period of time in cool or moderate weather (e.g. early morning trackwork)
  • Racehorses, showjumpers, cutting and barrel horses
  • Counteracting lactic acid build-up which can cause muscle stiffness, soreness, fatigue and cramping


  • Scientifically formulated to provide a daily electrolyte supplement for horses that do fast work over a short period of time.
  • Helps buffer acid build-up – The unique alkaline mix containing bicarbonate and citrate helps horses with poor finishing ability or muscle stiffness, soreness and fatigue. 
  • Ideal balance of electrolytes - STRESSALYTE replaces electrolytes in proportion to those lost in heavy sweating for immediate correction and performance.
  • Encourages drinking through versatile dosing without the fillers (e.g. sugar, lactose or table salt).


Each 30 g dose contains:

  • Sodium 7.3 g
  • Chloride 9.2 g
  • Potassium 3.1 g
  • Magnesium 114 mg
  • Sulphate 453 mg
  • Citrate 5.0 g
  • Bicarbonate 3.6 g


For horses (450 - 500 kg)

Ensure an adequate supply of clean drinking water is accessible. STRESSALYTE is a balanced formulation of physiological electrolytes specifically designed for horses.

To replace lost salts, mix 30 g (2 level scoopfuls) of STRESSALYTE into the horse’s feed daily. This dose could be administered as one scoopful in each of the morning and night feeds. Alternatively, the doses can be mixed into drinking water or administered as a drench. In the treatment of acidosis, the dosage may be increased as directed by a veterinarian.


Store below 30˚C (Room temperature) in a dry place. Replace lid tightly.


  • 2.5 kg Bucket: Provides 83 doses for an average horse.*
  • 5 kg Bucket: Provides 166 doses for an average horse.*
  • 15 kg Bucket: Provides 500 doses for an average horse.*

*Based on a 500 kg horse in moderate work.

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