Attitude plus is a natural alternative to chemically formulated calming agents. Spectrum’s Attitude paste is formulated using herbal extracts containing natural cofactors which help to calm anxious or nervous horses in situations such as travel, where athletic performance may be reduced from apprehension and nervousness (Amsterdam, et al., 2012)
Modes of Action
- Chamomile helps to reduced serum cortisol levels, which reduces stress and promotes calmness (Reis, Pardo, Oba, & Sergio do Nascimento Kronka, 2006).
- Increases Brain serotonin (Amsterdam, et al., 2012)
- Regulate brain and muscle activity (Middlebrook, 2016)
- Improves Appetite (Black, et al., 2014)
|15ml per horse, twice daily as required|
Amsterdam, J. D., Shults, J., Soeller, I., Mao, J. J., Rockwell, K., & Newberg, A. B. (2012). Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) May Have Antidepressant Activity in Anxious Depressed Humans – An Exploratory Study. Altern Ther Health Med.
Black, L. J., Allen, K. L., Jacoby, P., Trapp, G. S., Gallagher, C. M., Byrne, S. M., & Oddy, W. H. ( 2014). Low dietary intake of magnesium is associated with increased externalising behaviours in adolescents. Public Health Nutrition.
Middlebrook, S. (2016).Managing a Hot Horse from a Nutritional Perspective. Retrieved from Cavalor : http://cavaloruniversity.com/managing-a-hot-horse-from-a-nutritional-perspective/
Reis, L. S., Pardo, P. E., Oba, E., & Sergio do Nascimento Kronka, N. M.-G. (2006). Matricaria chamomilla CH12 decreases handling stress in Nelore calves. Journal of Veterinary Science .