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CoolStance vs. Rice Bran

CoolStance and Rice bran are both high-oil products that are suitable for feeding to horses.  Both are used as sources of concentrated energy and are fed for conditioning and weight gain, or to supply extra energy in the diets of hard-working horses.  Their similarities and differences are described below:

CoolStance (coconut meal)
CoolStance is a product of coconut oil production and consists of the white fleshy part of the coconut. The oil in CoolStance (coconut oil) is a highly stable tropical oil, meaning that CoolStance is not prone to rancidity and can be stored for long periods. 

Popularised as a ‘cool’ horse feed over 20 years ago, CoolStance contains 8-10% oil and 22% Crude Protein.  It is extremely low in starch (1.3% starch) meaning it is a ‘cool and safe feed’.  It contains about 15MJ Digestible Energy/kg DM (or 1.63 Mcal/lb DM) and high levels of trace-minerals that are commonly deficient in other feeds including rice bran.

CoolStance contains mainly saturated fatty acids of short and medium chain length.  Short and medium chain fatty acids are quickly metabolised and available for use as ready energy for high intensity work. Lauric acid (the main fatty acid in coconut oil) is also associated with having antiviral, antibacterial and immune-boosting properties.  CoolStance comes in pellet form and is typically a relatively inexpensive feed.

Rice Bran

Rice Bran is the outer layer of the brown rice grain and is produced by milling brown rice into white rice.  It is typically stabilised (achieved by heating it under pressure) as it is prone to rancidity in its raw state. 

Now a popular horse feed, rice bran contains about 15-20% oil and useful levels of good quality amino acids.  It contains about 20% starch and around 14.9MJ Digestible Energy/kg DM (or 1.62 MCal/lb DM).

Rice bran contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids and is rich in long chain fatty acids.  It typically comes in pellet form and can be expensive.

At a practical level... Both feeds can be and are fed for similar purposes.  Both are often used to maintain condition, encourage weight gain and improve coat condition.

While both rice bran and CoolStance do an excellent job of conditioning horses, CoolStance has a better mineral profile and contains much less starch than rice bran (1.3% in CoolStance vs 20% in Rice Bran) meaning it is less likely to make horses ‘hot’ or cause starch overload into the hindgut. CoolStance is also totally chemical free and is guaranteed GMO free.

The oils contained in CoolStance are also very different to those in Rice Bran.  Where CoolStance is rich in saturated, short and medium chain fatty acids (which are stable and can be rapidly metabolised), Rice Bran contains higher levels of polyunsaturated and monosaturated, long chain fatty acids (which are less stable and more slowly metabolised).

Rice Bran and CoolStance can be fed together if desired.  Both can also be fed with other hard feeds (i.e. grains).  However, they should also always be fed in conjunction with ample fibre/roughage feeds (i.e. at least 1% of bodyweight/day of hay, chaff, or pasture), abundant clean water and a good-quality vitamin and mineral supplement.




Rice Bran

Digestible Energy

15MJ/kgDM = 1.63Mcal/lbDM

14.9MJ/kgDM = 1.62Mcal/lbDM




Fatty Acids

Short and Medium Chain

Long Chain



Polyunsaturated and Monounsaturated

Crude Protein







Chemical and GMO free



Rich in Lauric Acid



Relatively inexpensive

Can be expensive

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