Nutrena Country Companion Senior Horse Feed - 50 lb
- This formula is ideal for maintaining the health of aging horses
- Can be used either as a sole ration or as a supplement to hay or grass
- Helps maintain body-weight, coat health, and hoof quality
Country Companion's well balanced, extra healthy formula specifically designed for aging horses. Use as a sole ration or in combination with hay or pasture. This product features added lysine to support muscle development and maintenance. Expect guaranteed levels of biotin to support your old friend's hair coat and hoof quality. Delivers exceptional nutrition at a very reasonable value.
The following feeding directions are guidelines to maintain desired body condition and performance. Feeding rates need to be adjusted according to the horse’s body condition and activity level. Divide the recommended daily feeding rate into 2 or more meals per day and feed with good quality hay or pasture equivalent at the rate of 1.0 to 1.75 LB per 100 LB bodyweight or kg per 100 kg bodyweight to provide a minimum of 50% of the diet from forage. Performance horses may benefit from being fed more frequently. Start at lower feeding levels outlined below and adjust to maintain desired body condition.
Maintenance - Sole ration feed at 1.25 to 1.5% bodyweight. With free-choice hay or pasture, feed at 0.5 to 0.75% bodyweight.
Light Work -Sole ration feed at 1.5% to 1.75% bodyweight. With free-choice hay or pasture, feed at 0.75 to 1.0% bodyweight.
Clean water should be available at all times. Horses that have been exercised should be cooled out and rehydrated properly before being fed and before having access to unlimited water.
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