What is the difference between Purina Equine Senior and senior active?
Because of this, Equine Senior is lower in calories and contains forage, whereas Equine Senior Active has higher calories and is meant to be fed with hay. Equine Senior Active feed contains higher levels of lysine, fat, calcium, phosphorous, copper, selenium, and zinc to support working senior horses.
Is Purina strategy good for senior horses?
Nutrition that helps horses look amazing, feel great and perform at their best. Strategy® Healthy Edge® feed gives horses age 2 and older the nutritional edge needed to support nearly any lifestyle from recreation to performance to retirement.
How much Equine Senior should I feed my horse?
**Do not feed less than 0.6 lbs per 100 lbs of body weight per day. EXAMPLE: A 1,000 lb horse has ten 100 lb increments (1,000 divided by 100 = 10). So for this horse, do not feed less than 6 lbs per day (10 x 0.6 = 6.0 lbs per day).
What should I feed my senior horse?
Good quality grass hay and corn or a complete pelleted ration for mature (not aged) horses are the feeds of choice. Avoid legumes (alfalfa and clover), wheat bran and beet pulp due to high calcium (legumes, beet pulp) or phosphorus (wheat bran) content.
What can I feed my senior horse to gain weight?
Ultium® Competition, Omolene® #200 and Omolene® #500 are also calorie-dense feeds that may be helpful to help an older horse gain weight when fed with appropriate good quality hay and/or pasture.
Does Purina Strategy make horses hot?
Some horses get too “hot” when fed Strategy, or seem to develop more soreness or lameness problems.
Does Purina Senior horse feed have Outlast in it?
*With Outlast® Gastric Support Supplement* Equine Senior® Active horse feed is designed to be fed with hay or pasture and is formulated with highly digestible energy sources and nutrition your senior horse needs to enjoy an active life for years to come.
At what age should you start feeding a horse senior feed?
As a general rule, senior feeds usually become appropriate for horses when they reach the age of 15. That said, however, it’s possible that a much younger horse with digestive and nutritional challenges will benefit from senior feed.
What do underweight senior horses eat?
Common alternate forms are hay cubes, hay pellets, chopped forage, and beet pulp. Senior feeds often include some type of alternate forage like alfalfa meal, soy hulls, and/or beet pulp. For this reason, their feeding rate is usually double that of a normal concentrate feed.
Is Purpurina equine senior good for horses?
Purina® Equine Senior® horse feed is designed to replace all or a portion of the required forage in a horse’s diet. If forage replacement is not needed, consider feeding Equine Senior® Active or Strategy Healthy Edge®.
What is equine senior® horse feed?
Including beet pulp and hay to help maintain body condition and support healthy digestive function Start with the amounts of Equine Senior® horse feed given for the weight and lifestyle of the horse.
How much selenium is in equine senior horse feed?
A 6 lb meal of Equine Senior® Horse Feed supplies a full serving of Outlast® Supplement. Follow label directions: feeding added selenium at levels in excess of 0.3 ppm in the total diet is prohibited. Wash hands after feeding/handling animals.
How much to feed a senior horse a day?
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.