QUICK FEED ADVISOR

FIND A HYGAIN FEED TO MEET YOUR HORSES SPECIFIC NEEDS

Needs high energy

Look For
Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains

We Recommend
GRANDPRIX - Grain based high energy performance feed
SHOWTORQUE - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
RELEASE for performance- A high fat , high protein oat free,textured feed.

Don't Forget About Fibre
Use high quality fibre - such as Lucerne or beet pulp

Tips For Success
When feeding large quantities of concentrate never feed more than 2kg of grain in a single meal

Needs medium energy

Look For
High fat feeds as a safe and energy dense calorie source Moderate cereal grain content

We Recommend
SHOWTORQUE - 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

Don't Forget About Fibre
Use high quality fibre sources that are low in sugar and starch such as Lucerne or beet pulp

Tips For Success
When feeding large quantities of concentrate never feed more than 2kg of grain in a single meal.

Needs Low Energy

Look For
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

We Recommend
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.

Don't Forget About Fibre
Use low energy, mature grass hays
Use high quality fibre such as Lucerne or beet pulp

Tips For Success
Should extra weight gain be desired add extra calories

Needs to Gain Weight / Condition

Look For
High fat feeds as a safe and energy dense calorie source
Highly digestible energy sources e.g. micronized or extruded grains

We Recommend
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
TRU GAIN - Supplement any diet with TRU GAIN where additional weight gain is required

Don't Forget About Fibre
Allow access to pasture and hay at all times
Feed a minimum of 1.5% for every 100kg of your horses body weight in good quality roughage
Use high quality fibre sources such as Lucerne hay and/or beet pulp

Tips for Success
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

Avoid Feeding
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%

We Recommend
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

Tips For Success
Warm season grass pasture: DO NOT GRAZE 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 beet pulp
Should weight gain be desired add a sugar free calorie source

Needs to Lose Weight(Pony or Horse)

Look For
Concentrated sources of bio-available vitamins and minerals

We Recommend
BALANCED - A concentrated, low dose mineral and vitamin balancer pellet ideal for good doers or overweight horses

Don't Forget About Fibre
Warm season grass pasture : DO NOT GRAZE between 8pm-10am
Use strip grazing or grazing muzzles to avoid excessive pasture intake
Use low energy, mature grass hays

Tips For Success
Increase exercise regime
Do not feed less than 1.5% of body weight as roughage (important for gut health). Hay feed in a slow net feeder is best.

Needs to Develop Topline

Look For
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

We Recommend
SHOWTORQUE - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
TRU GAIN - Supplement any diet with TRU GAIN where additional weight gain is required

Don't Forget About Fibre
Allow access to pasture and hay at all times
Use high quality fibre sources such as Lucerne hay and/or beet pulp

Tips for Success
Apply relevant exercise regime to support muscle development

Is A Senior Horse

Look For
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

We Recommend
TRU CARE - High fibre, high fat extruded senior feed
EQUINE SENIOR - High fibre, high fat textured senior feed

Tips For Success
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/or Coat

Look for
Increased fat for coat health
Bio-available Zinc
Biotin
Methionine

We Recommend
SHOWTORQUE - A grain free, high-fat concentrate

Don't Forget About Fibre
Feed a minimum of 1.5% for every 100kg of your horses body weight in good quality roughage

Is Prone to Tying Up

Look For
High fat feeds
Elevated Vitamin E and Selenium
Moderate to low sugar and starch content depending on severity of tying up

We Recommend
ZERO - A grain free, low Carb – Low GI pelleted feed ideal for poor doers or underweight horse
RELEASE was designed specifically for horses that suffer from this disorder. It is a non-oat micronized feed with a high fat content and increased vitamin E and selenium concentrations that aid in muscle repair and performance.
REGAIN - to reduce electrolyte in-balances following exercise

Don't Forget About Fibre
Use low energy, mature grass hays
Use high quality fibre sources that are low in sugar and starch such as Rhodes/Teff hay or beet pulp


Tips For Success
Maintain routine
Limit days off

Is Recovering From an Injury, and requiring weight gain

Look For
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

We Recommend
SHOWTORQUE - A grain free, high-fat concentrate
TRU GAIN - Supplement any diet with TRU GAIN where additional weight gain is required

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