The Horse Hydrator is an easily attachable filter that rids foreign water of unfamiliar tastes and smells, bringing water to its purest state. Not only does the filter rid the water of foul tastes allowing horses to drink more but, chlorine, soluble heavy metals, iron and hydrogen sulfide are significantly reduced in the filtration process. This product will help to reduce injury that can be caused from dehydration and consuming the harmful elements listed above. Even a minor decrease in the horse’s intake of water can cause major decreases in performance. At a loss of 2% of water intake there is 10-20% reduction in performance.” (http://equinechronicleonline.com/performance-horses-and-the-importance-of-hydration/) As horse competitors 10-20% of performance can make the difference between winning and losing.