Hekeao Hemp

Protein Powder


Hemp based, 100% natural products, are rich in healthy fats, proteins, fibre and various vitamins and minerals. The benefits of this may include:

  • Shinier coat
  • Improved circulation 
  • Stronger hooves
  • Help to build a topline
  • Healthier mane & tail
  • Overall health & well-being
  • Improved joint and tissue health

Hemp is rich in two essential fatty acids: Linoleic acid (Omega 6) and Alpha-Linolenic acid (Omega 3). These may help to relieve symptoms of arthritis and help reduce joint pain due to their natural anti-inflammatory properties. Hemp also contains good amounts of Gamma-Linolenic acid.

Hemp is known to have a 3:1 ratio Omega 6 to Omega 3 which is considered to be the optimum balance for healing properties.

Hemp is a great source of Vitamin D, E and B12 as well as essential minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulphur, calcium, iron and zinc.

Hemp Protein

  • Protein: Approx 30 %
  • Fat: Approx 8 %
  • Crude Fibre: Approx 25 %

Feeding Hemp Protein for Horses

Hemp Protein is a true cool feed supplement with added benefits. Hemp protein contain essential omega oils. Suit- able for all ages and stages, from foals to geriatric horses and pleasure horse to dressage/jumping athlete.

  • 50 - 100 g a day may be all that is necessary for good conditioned, well horses/ponies who only require a little extra shine, or maintenance levels after results achieved. Miniatures may only need as little as a few tablespoons a day.
  • 100 - 200 g a day may be required for extremely hard worked, sore, injured, lighter weight ponies.

Can be fed added to your horses daily feed ration. Some horses will eat the hemp protein straight away while others may take a few days to adjust to the taste. A small amount spread over their feed may assist in this adjustment.