Horslyx Garlic Balancer

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Horslyx Garlic Balancer

The garlic oil in Horslyx Garlic provides a natural barrier to help discourage flies and pesky insects. It has been research proven that when feeding Horslyx Garlic to horses at grass, it will significantly reduce the irritation from flies and other biting insects. The latest study concluded: “This level of reduction is indicative that the consumption of Horslyx Garlic Balancer produces a beneficial effect for the horse and that this reduction in insect burden will allow the horse to be less irritable and more manageable”. Another study demonstrated the favourable effects of Garlic Balancer in reducing the number of times affected horses tried to alleviate the symptoms of sweet itch. This investigation summarised: “Feeding Horslyx Garlic Balancer helped to alleviate irritation caused by sweet itch, which in turn may reduce stress, making for a happier, more responsive and co-operative horse”. These studies were carried out at the University of Aberystwyth; you can find out more by visiting Horslyx.com

The benefits of Horslyx Garlic Balancer

  • Combats the problem of pesky flies and insects during summer.
  • Helps to ease the irritation from sweet itch.
  • Can be fed in all seasons to all equines.
  • Supports health by counteracting the nutrient deficiencies in grass, hay and haylage.
  • Can be fed solely alongside good quality forage as a balancer, or fed as part of a balanced diet including hard feed.
  • Ideal for stabled horses and ponies Horslyx takes a long time to consume; it’s an ideal boredom breaker.
  • The action of licking Horslyx creates more saliva; saliva production helps neutralise the acid in the stomach



Abundant in Omega-3 fatty acids, Linseed Oil can enhance a shiny coat and support the immune system.  The equine’s natural diet is often lacking in these essential fatty acids so providing them in the diet is key to good health.

Linseed Oil:

Linseed oil is rich in Omega-3 oil and can help in producing a healthy glossy coat, healthy skin and boost the immune system.  A horse’s natural diet can be low in Omega-3 so horses often need an additional source to provide these essential fatty acids for optimum health.


Combining Vitamin E, Selenium, chelated Copper and Zinc provides a potent antioxidant package which helps to support the equine immune system and all round health.


More about Horslyx

Including an ideal level of nutrients in one tub, Horslyx Balancers are designed to counteract the deficiencies found in grass, hay and haylage. Made by a patented manufacturing process, Horslyx uses top quality ingredients, resulting in a unique product. This provides several advantages to you and your equine, including being cost effectiveness, being easy to use and is weatherproof. You will not find genetically modified feed ingredients, chemical hardeners, artificial colours or preservatives in any Horslyx Balancer.

Horses have naturally evolved to have a high forage diet. Equines will graze on average for 70% of their day, in a trickle feeding pattern. Feeding 2% of their body weight in forage is advised in order to maintain healthy condition. Supporting a natural trickle feed pattern, Horslyx allows the equine to self regulate, balancing the diet as and when the horse needs it. The action of licking Horslyx takes time and creates more saliva; saliva production helps neutralise the acid in the stomach. The time taken to lick Horslyx can help relieve boredom. All Horslyx Balancers contain a healthy hooves package which includes Biotin, Methionine and chelated Zinc plus antioxidant provision which helps to support a healthy immune system. Good quality oils are included to boost coat shine.

Being cost effective, Horslyx Balancers, are available from just 49p per day* based on feeding a 500kg equine the suggested daily amount of 250g when fed 15kg Original Balancer. Mini Horslyx are a useful aid to distract horses and ponies in times of stress. Containing the same nutrient package as found in larger sizes, Mini Horslyx can be used to distract during vet and farrier visits, for stretching exercises and also as a treat.
Suitable for all equines, including laminitis prone when fed correctly, Horslyx Balancers provide everyday nutritional support for your horse. Our feeding guidelines provide extra information on this subject.
All Horslyx products are manufactured in accordance with the BETA NOPS Code. This means that you can be reassured that the highest standards are employed and that Horslyx Balancers are suitable for competition use under HRA/FEI competition rules.

*Prices correct as of July 2021