Dunstan Old Horse

 
 

 

A high-fibre, complete feed formulated to meet the unique nutritional requirements of the aging horse.

  • Low starch
  • High-fibre from quality fibre sources
  • High quality protein
  • Organic trace minerals
  • Organic selenium yeast
  • Elevated levels of vitamin C and E
  • Natural vitamin E
  • Vegetable oil enriched
  • Contains two live yeasts

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Dunstan Old Horse
 
 
  • Dunstan Old Horse® includes quality, high-fibre and low-GI ingredients (Soya Hulls, Lucerne Meal, Sugarbeet) to produce a low-GI feed ideal for older horses at increased risk of metabolic disorders.

    Dunstan Old Horse® includes an elevated protein level with quality protein sources to assist with any reduction in protein digestion due to age.

    Includes elevated inclusion level of Natural Vitamin E to support immune function in the older horse. Includes additional Vitamin C to support the older horse where synthesis of Vitamin C may be compromised.

    The high-fibre inclusion assists digestion and contributes to daily fibre requirements.

    Includes the live yeast, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae, which aids digestion, particularly of Phosphorus, which may be impaired in the older horse. In addition, it may assist in maintaining a more optimal hindgut pH, therefore contributing to overall health of the intestinal ecosystem of the horse.

    Includes the live yeast, CitriStim®MOS (Pichia guilliermondii) to help support the horse’s natural immune system and boost the natural defences of the horse against health challenges.

    Includes a Calcium level and Calcium: Phosphorus ratio appropriate for the unique requirements of the senior horse.

    Equine Safe
    Dunstan Horsefeeds are produced in Equine-Safe manufacturing plants, ensuring a product of premium quality, safety and performance.

    Professionally formulated for New Zealand Horses performing under New Zealand conditions
  • Soya Hulls, Bran and Pollard, Soybean Extract, Lucerne Meal, Barley, Extruded Rice, Soybean Oil, Sugarbeet Flakes, Molasses, Magnesium Oxide, Dicalcium Phosphate, Full Fat Soya Bean Meal, Zeolite, Limestone, Salt. Contains a comprehensive formula of Organic Amino Acid Mineral Complexes, Organic Selenium Yeast, heat stable Vitamins and Live Yeasts.

    Heat stable Vitamins added at the time of manufacture.
  • Typical Analysis (dry matter basis)

    Crude Protein 15.0 %
    Fat5.5 %
    Fibre 24 %
    Starch <10%
    Salt 1.2 %
    Energy DE 12.0 MJ/Kg

    Nutrient Composition – per kilo of Dunstan Old Horse® (as fed)

    Crude Protein 130g minimum
    Lysine 10.0g
    Calcium 9.0g
    Phosphorus6.0g
    Sodium 4.0g
    Chloride6.0g
    Magnesium8.0g
    Iron300mg
    Zinc (Organic) 130mg
    Manganese 120mg
    Copper (Organic) 50mg
    Cobalt0.5mg
    Iodine 1.0mg
    Selenium (Organic) 0.5mg
    Vitamin A 10,000i.u
    Vitamin D 1,000i.u
    Vitamin E 375mg
    Vitamin K 2.0mg
    Thiamine B1 6.0mg
    Riboflavin B2 6.0mg
    Pyridoxine B6 5.0mg
    Vitamin B12 50ug
    Niacin20mg
    Pantothenate10mg
    Biotin100ug
    Folic Acid 1.5mg
    Choline150mg

    Heat stable Vitamins added at the time of manufacture

  • Amounts per horse per day when offered as the full feed:

    The recommended feeding rates are based on a 500kg horse and are guidelines only.

    Ponies1kg-3kg
    Horses 2kg- 5kg
    • The recommended feeding rates for Dunstan Old Horse® are guidelines only. Daily feed amounts will vary depending on pasture availability and body condition.
    • Horses are very much individuals with different metabolic efficiencies, some require a little more, others a little less, for the same level of activity.
    • Ensure adequate fibre intakes by providing 1 % - 1 .5% per day of the horse's body weight as chaff, hay, Dunstan Betabeet/Sugarbeet or pasture (on a Dry Matter basis).
    • It is advisable to split the daily hard-feed into at least two feeds, preferably 3-4, but feed no more than 2.0 kg of Dunstan Old Horse® per meal.
    • Always introduce a new feed gradually over a period of 7 – 10 days, working up to the desired feed intake taking into consideration body condition and work level.

    General Notes
    Always ensure the horse has access to clean drinking water.