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My HorseWhat To Look ForHYGAIN RecommendationFibre SourceAdditional Tips
... needs high energy
Show-Jumping

REining, Barrel Racing, Campdrafting

Polo Crosse

• Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grainsGrand Prix® - Grain based high energy performance feed
SHOWTORQUE® - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
• Use high quality fibre - such as Lucerne, beet pulp (Micrbeet®) or Fibressential® • When feeding large quantities of concentrate never feed more than 2kg of grain in a single meal
... needs medium energy
Dressage

Pleasure

Endurance

•High fat feeds as a safe and energy dense calorie source Moderate cereal grain contentShowtorque® - a grain free, high-fat concentrate
Honey B® - High fibre, honey induced sweet feed
Ice® - Low starch, high-fibre conditioning pellet ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
• Use high quality fibre sources that are low in sugar and starch such as Lucerne, beet pulp (Micrbeet®) or Fibressential® • When feeding large quantities of concentrate never feed more than 2kg of grain in a single meal.
... needs low energy
Pony Clubbing

Fizzy Horse


• Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains
• High fat feeds such as a safe and energy dense calorie source
• High fibre, low sugar and starch feeds
Ice® - low starch, high fibre conditioning pellet ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
Zero® - A grain free, low Carb - Low GI pelleted feed ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
balanced® - A concentrated, low does mineral and vitamin balancer pellet ideal for good doers or overweight horses.
• Use low energy, mature grass hays
• Use high quality fibre such as Lucerne and beet pulp (Micrbeet®)
• Should extra weight gain be desired add extra calories via RBO®
...needs to gain weight
Weight gain
• High fat feeds as a safe and energy dense calorie source
• Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains
TRU GAIN® - Supplement any diet with TRU GAIN where additional weight gain is required
SHOWTORQUE® - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
TRU CARE® - High fibre, high fat extruded senior feed
EQUINE SENIOR® - High fibre, high fat textured senior feed
RBO® - Supplement any diet with RBO where additional weight gain is required
• Allow access to pasture and hay at all times
• Feed a minimum of 1.5% of your horses body weight in good quality roughage
• Use high quality fibre sources such as Lucerne hay and/or beet pulp (MICRBEET® )
• Detect cause for weight loss
• Get teeth checked at least once a year
• Make sure your worming program is up to date
• Avoid horse being bullied or other contributing stress factors
...has a metabolic issue
Metabolic Issue
AVOID
• Cereal grains (oats, maize, barley, wheat)
• Treats (apple, carrots)
• Oaten/wheaten hay/chaff

LOOK FOR
• High fibre, low sugar and starch feeds with a combined sugar and starch intake of less than 10%
ZERO® - A grain free, low Carb – Low GI pelleted feed ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
ICE® - Low starch, high fibre conditioning pellet ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
BALANCED® - A concentrated, low dose mineral and vitamin balancer pellet ideal for good doers or overweight horses
• Warm season grass pasture between 8pm-10am
Use strip grazing or grazing muzzles to avoid excessive pasture intake
• Use low energy, mature grass hays
• Use low sugar fibre sources such as MICRBEET® (beet pulp)
• Should weight gain be desired add a sugar free calorie source such as RBO®
..needs to lose weight
Lose weight
• Concentrated sources of bio-available vitamins and mineralsBALANCED® - A concentrated, low dose mineral and vitamin balancer pellet ideal for good doers or overweight horses
SPORTHORSE® - concentrated, low dose mineral and vitamin balancer pellet ideal for good doers or overweight horses
• Warm season grass pasture between 8pm-10am
• Use strip grazing or grazing muzzles to avoid excessive pasture intake
• Use low energy, mature grass hays
• Increase exercise regime
• Do not feed less than 1% of body weight as roughage (important for gut health)
..needs to improve topline
Topline
• High fat feeds as a safe and energy dense calorie source
• Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains
Quality protein sources e.g. soybeans, tick beans and lupins
TRU GAIN® - Supplement any diet with TRU GAIN where additional weight gain is required
SHOWTORQUE® - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
RBO® - Supplement any diet with RBO where additional weight gain is required
• Allow access to pasture and hay at all times
• Use high quality fibre sources such as Lucerne hay and/or beet pulp (MICRBEET® )
• Apply relevant exercise regime to support muscle development
...is a senior horse
Senior Horse
• Minimum Protein level 14% including good sources of amino acids (lysine)
• Minimum fat level of 5%
• Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains
TRU CARE® - High fibre, high fat extruded senior feed
EQUINE SENIOR® - High fibre, high fat textured senior feed
RBO® - Supplement any diet with RBO where additional weight gain is required
• Use high quality fibre sources that are low in sugar and starch such as Lucerne, beet pulp (MICRBEET® ) or FIBRESSENTIAL® For horses with poor dentition look for feeds and fibre sources that are can be soaked without compromising the nutritional value of the feed (e.g. TRU CARE® ).
...has poor hooves and coat
Hoof health
• Increased fat for coat health
• Bio-available Zinc
• Biotin
• Methionine
GLEAM® - Rapid hoof and coat conditioner supplement
SHOWTORQUE® - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
RBO® - Supplement any diet with RBO where additional weight gain is required
• Feed a minimum of 1.5% of your horses body weight in good quality roughage
...is prone to tying up
Tying-up
• High fat feeds
• Elevated Vitamin E and Selenium
• Moderate to low sugar and starch content depending on severity of tying up
ZERO® - A grain free, low Carb – Low GI pelleted feed ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
ICE® - Low starch, high fibre conditioning pellet ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
• Use low energy, mature grass hays
• Use high quality fibre sources that are low in sugar and starch such as Lucerne, beet pulp (MICRBEET® ) or FIBRESSENTIAL®
• Maintain routine
• Limit days off
..is recovering form an injury• High fat feeds as a safe and energy dense calorie source
• Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains
• Quality protein sources e.g. soybeans, tick beans and lupins
TRU GAIN® - Supplement any diet with TRU GAIN where additional weight gain is required
SHOWTORQUE® - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
RBO® - Supplement any diet with RBO where additional weight gain is required
• Use high quality fibre sources that are low in sugar and starch such as Lucerne, beet pulp (MICRBEET® ) or FIBRESSENTIAL® • Use slow feeders to avoid boredom when stabled