SKU: L168

Purina® Equine Senior® Horse Feed, 50 lb

SKU: L168

Purina® Equine Senior® Horse Feed, 50 lb

$24.59

Information

Purina’s Ph.D. Equine Nutritionists and Veterinarians continually research new ways to address the specific needs of aging horses, helping your senior horse live a long, healthy life. Purina® Equine Senior® horse feed has been scientifically studied at the Purina® Animal Nutrition Center for over 20 years. With this formulation, our nutritionists have combined all the benefits of the trusted original Equine Senior® horse feed together with discoveries from the most cutting-edge equine science.

Product Details

  • Forage Built In - To completely or partially replace the hay or pasture in the horse's diet when dental problems or missing teeth prevent them from eating forage.
  • #1 Veterinarian Recommended Senior Horse Feed - Four out of five Equine Veterinarians recommend Purina's Equine Senior® horse feed to their clients with senior horses, according to an independent study conducted in November 2012.
  • Exclusive ActivAge™ Prebiotic - Scientifically studied in senior horses to support optimal function of the aging immune system.
  • Purina® Amplify® High-Fat Nugget - A proprietary blend of vegetable oils, flax seed and rice bran for weight maintenance, shine and bloom.
  • Highly Digestible - Scientifically formulated with a blend of fiber sources including beet pulp and top quality hay to help maintain the senior horses body condition and support normal digestive function.
  • Controlled Starch and Sugar - Formulated to provide a diet lower in nonstructural carbohydrates that may be suitable for aging horses with carbohydrate sensitivities.
  • Vitamin & Mineral Fortification - Designed to meet the specific nutritional needs of senior horses to support immune function and overall health when fed as directed Based on "Nutrient Requirements of Horses Sixth Revised Edition-2007" published by the National Research Council.
  • Highly Palatable with Less Sugar - A unique blend of molasses and soy oil for a higher fat molasses that encourages optimal intake versus straight cane molasses that is higher in sugar.
  • Added Antioxidants - Contains Vitamin C and Vitamin E to provide additional support for a healthy immune system.
  • Complete Feed - High-quality hay built in to help senior horses get the fiber they need.

Specification

Weight 50 lbs
Dimensions 31.5 × 19 × 7.5 in
UPC

8.04273E+11

Feed Form

Pelleted, Extruded

Feed Type

Complete

Lifestage

Senior, Special Needs

Size

Bag 50 lb

Analysis

Nutrient MIN/MAX Amount
Crude Protein MIN 14.00%
Crude Fat MIN 5.50%
Crude Fiber MAX 18.00%

Feeding Directions

Start with the amounts given for the weight and lifestyle of the horse. After observing the horse for a period of time, the amount fed may be increased or decreased by 10% to obtain the desired body condition and weight.

Weight of Horse in Pounds
Lifestyle 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400
When Fed as a Complete Feed Without Forage
Maintenance 8.00 10.75 13.50 16.25 18.75
Light Work 9.00 11.75 14.75 17.75 20.75
Moderate Work 10.25 14.00 17.25 20.75 24.25
Lactating Broodmare 14.00 18.75 23.50 28.25 33.00
Breeding Stallion 9.75 13.00 16.25 19.50 22.50
When Fed With Forage
Hay or Equivalent Pasture (lbs./day) 6.00 8.00 10.00 12.00 14.00
Equine Senior® Horse Feed (lbs/day)
Maintenance 4.25 5.50 7.00 8.25 9.75
Light Work 5.00 6.50 8.25 10.00 11.50
Moderate Work 6.50 8.75 10.75 13.00 15.00

For horses sensitive to dietary carbohydrates, please consult with a veterinarian or nutritionist for a recommended diet.

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