Purina Equine Senior

Purina Equine Senior Horse Feed

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 with Outlast Gastric Support 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.

THREE REASONS HORSES BENEFIT FROM EQUINE SENIOR HORSE FEED:

  1.  ActivAge™ prebiotic to support immune function
  2. Amplify® Nugget provides higher fat from flax seed, rice bran and vegetable oil
  3. High fat and fiber formula with controlled starch and sugar to help maintain blood sugar levels

 

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (Min) 14.00%
Lysine (Min) 0.70%
Methionine (Min) 0.18%
Threonine (Min) 0.40%
Crude Fat (Min) 5.50%
Crude Fiber (Max) 18.00%
Starch (Max) 12.00%
Sugars (Max) 7.00%
Calcium (Ca) (Min) 0.50%
Calcium (Ca) (Max) 1.00%
Phosphorus (P) (Min) 0.40%
Magnesium (Mg) 0.33%
Potassium (K) (Min) 1.60%
Sodium (Na) (Min) 0.24%
Chloride (Cl) (Min) 0.54%
Sulfur (S) (Min) 0.23%
Cobalt (Co) (Min) 0.60 ppm
Copper (Cu) (Min) 55.00 ppm
Iodine (I) (Min) 3.30 ppm
Iron (Fe) (Min) 220.00 ppm
Manganese (Mn) (Min) 220.00 ppm
Selenium (Se) (Min) 0.30 ppm
Zinc (Zn) (Min) 220.00 ppm
Vitamin A (Min) 3,500 IU/lb
Vitamin D (Min) 700 IU/lb
Vitamin E (Min) 140 IU/lb
Vitamin C (Min) 226.00 mg/lb
Thiamin (Min) 11.34 mg/lb
Riboflavin (Min) 9.07 mg/lb

Feeding Instructions

Purina Equine Senior Horse Feed - PDF 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. Best Results
  • Good quality hay or pasture may be fed along with Equine Senior® horse feed.
  • Make sure your horse is free of dental problems and can effectively chew and utilize the forage.
  • Reduce the amount of Equine Senior® horse feed by 1.0 pound for every 1.5 to 2.0 pounds of hay consumed by your horse.
  • Do not feed less than 0.6 pounds per 100 pounds body weight of Equine Senior® horse feed per day when fed with hay to meet minimum daily requirements of protein, vitamins and minerals.
  • Feeding rates will vary with size, age, temperament, health status, climate and activity level. Feed at regular times - at least twice daily - with three daily feedings preferred. Let horses feed in a natural position from troughs with large bottoms, placed at normal head height or lower. Do not feed free-choice. Prevent the rapid eating by the horse of any feedstuff.
  • Reduce and/or delay feeding a horse which is hot, excited or showing pain, has fever or diarrhea. Consult your veterinarian if any problems arise.
  • Any feed changes should be made gradually over a period of 7 to 10 days. Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed 1.0 lb per day for each horse.
  • Have plenty of clean, fresh water available at all times. Provide your horse with access to salt. Maintain an effective control program for internal parasites. Have the horse's teeth examined annually and consult your veterinarian on a regular basis.
Changing To
  • Make the feed change gradually over a period of 7 to 10 days.
  • Mix the new feed with the old, gradually increasing the amount of the new feed while decreasing an equal amount of the old.
  • Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed 1 pound per day for each horse.
Caution Store in a dry, well-ventilated area protected from rodents and insects. Do not feed moldy or insect-infested feed to animals as it may cause illness, performance loss or death.

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