KERx Duraplex

KER Targeted Nutrition
Bone Mineralisation Supplement

DuraPlex is proven to support optimal bone mineral density and bone area in both performance horses and growing horses. DuraPlex is a proprietary blend of specific proteins, minerals and vitamins scientifically proven to support bone health during the natural process of bone demineralisation and reduction of bone. These occur when access to free-choice exercise is restricted, such as when young horses enter a training environment, or during periods of total confinement in stables when box resting due to injury, or after surgery.

Studies at Kentucky Equine Research demonstrated positive changes in bone quality after just one month of supplementation. DuraPlex supplementation was also shown to maintain bone health at times of demineralisation, which can be a naturally ocurring episode.

Duraplex is produced by the Kentucky Equine Research Center. This scientific organisation was founded in 1988 by Dr. Joe Pagan and is known worldwide as an independent consultant for feed manufacturers. As a result, all KER products are unique, progressive feeds based on formulas that take into account the scientifically proven nutritional needs of horses.

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  • A special protein source for bone collagen production, supporting bone density and maintaining bone area
  • Helps maintain healthy bone metabolism, tissue, and structure in performance horses
  • Supports bone quality at high-risk times, such as when young horses enter race training
  • Prevents bone health at times when bone can naturally demineralises - when limited or no turnout is available, including during box rest due to injury
  • Provides specialised postsurgical nutritional support

Suitable for

  • Young horses in confinement, or on box rest due to injury
  • Racehorses or foals recuperating from orthopaedic surgery

Top-dress on feed. For the support of optimal bone health, feed 60 g per day. For horses in need of additional support, feed 120 g per day. For best results, divide evenly between feeds

*30-g scoop included

Container sizes: 4 kg (66 servings) 10 kg (166 servings


KER - loopband - supplementen voor paardenKER Targeted Nutrition is a brand of innovative equine health and nutrition supplements developed by Kentucky Equine Research, the leader in equine nutrition technology.

KER Targeted Nutrition features products developed for horses with special nutritional needs. The range of products addresses commonplace conditions like obesity and gastrointestinal health as well as complex problems like tying-up and bone demineralization. Backed by science and preferred by veterinarians, KER products are designed with one goal in mind: to optimize the health of your horse.

Equine nutrition research & consultation at its best

Kentucky Equine Research is an international equine nutrition, research and consultation company serving both the horse producer and the feed industry. Its goal is to advance the industry's knowledge of equine nutrition and exercise physiology and apply this knowledge to produce healthier, more athletic horses.
Founded in 1988, Kentucky Equine Research boasts a unique collection of nutritionists, veterinarians, researchers and horsemen that collaborate to investigate barriers to performance, develop solutions and provide education to the equine industry. Results from research trials conducted at Kentucky Equine Research's research farms in Kentucky and Florida, as well as advancements in equine nutrition from institutions around the world, form the basis for continued development of innovative solutions to the health and nutritional challenges inherent in the management of the modern equine.

View the videos below to learn more about Kentucky Equine Research and the research undertaken by the leaders in equine nutrition. 

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