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  • OLD HORSE

    Formulated to meet the unique nutritional requirements of the old horse. The ageing process results in ‘wear’ of the horses digestive system. Feeding a highly digestible feed which contains ingredients that can help support digestive function and the natural reduction in efficiencies will assist in maintaining the good health of your loyal equine companion.

    Available in 20kg bag

    $36.90 NZD inc GST.

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    Description

    Dunstan Old Horse is formulated to meet the unique nutritional requirements of the old horse. The ageing process results in ‘wear’ of the horses digestive system. Feeding a highly digestible feed which contains ingredients that can help support digestive function and the natural reduction in efficiencies will assist in maintaining the good health of your loyal equine companion.

    • Quality high-fibre and low-GI ingredients (Soya Hulls, Lucerne Meal, Sugarbeet) to produce a low-GI feed which is ideal for older horses at increased risk of metabolic disorders.
    • An elevated protein level from quality protein sources to assist with any reduction in protein digestion due to age.
    • Elevated inclusion levels of Natural Vitamin E to support immune function in the older horse.
    • Additional Vitamin C to support the older horse where synthesis of Vitamin C may be compromised.
    • High-Fibre inclusion to assist digestion and contribute to daily fibre requirements.
    • The Live yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, which aids digestion, particularly of phosphorus, which may be impaired in the older horse. In addition, it will assist in maintaining a more optimal hind gut pH, therefore contributing to overall health of the intestinal ecosystem of the older horse.
    • The Live yeast CitriStim MOS (Pichia guilliermondii) to help support the horse’s natural immune system and boost the natural defences of the horse against health challenges. It is also beneficial in the management of mycotoxins.
    • A calcium level and a calcium:phosphorus ratio appropriate for the unique requirements of the older horse.

    INGREDIENTS:
    Soya Hulls, Wheat By-Product, Soyabean Extract, Lucerne Meal, Barley, Extruded Rice, Soybean Oil, Sugarbeet Flakes, Molasses, Magnesium Oxide, Dicalcium Phosphate, Full Fat Soya Bean, Zeolite, Limestone, Salt, Organic Amino Acid Mineral Complexes, Organic Selenium Yeast, Heat Stable Vitamins and Live Yeasts.

    CALCULATED SPECIFICATIONS:

    Typical Analysis per kg (Dry matter basis)
    Crude Protein 15.0%
    Fibre 24.0%
    Fat 5.5%
    Salt 1.2%
    Starch <10
    DE Energy 12 MJ/Kg

    FEEDING GUIDE:
    Ponies          1kg – 3kg daily
    Horses         2kg – 5kg daily

    The above figures are guidelines only. Feed amounts will vary depending on pasture availability and body condition.

     

    Additional information

    Weight 20 kg

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