Dunstan Pre-Trainer®



Dunstan Pre-Trainer Mix® is formulated as a follow-on diet to Dunstan Yearling Mix.

  • Fully balanced
  • Added vegetable oil
  • Quality protein
  • Organic minerals
  • Natural Vitamin E

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Dunstan Pre-Trainer®
  • Dunstan Pre-Trainer® is designed for Yearlings returning from sales and being held in good body condition under various stages of breaking-in and training. Adjustment to feed allowances will reflect on the amount of training and exercise being undertaken.

    Pre-Trainer Mix ® is based on Dunstan's extrusion technology where cereals are cooked to enhance digestion and palatability. Ingredients are selected for their digestibility and nutrient availability to maintain growth rate and for training purposes.
    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
  • Oats, Barley, Fibre Pellet, Extruded Bran and Pollard, Extracted Soya Meal, Vegetable Oil, Molasses, Dicalcium Phosphate, Limestone, Salt, Mineral and Vitamin Premix.
  • Typical Analysis (dry matter basis)

    Crude Protein 12.0%
    Fibre 7.0%
    Fat 8.5%
    Salt 1.5%
    DE Energy 14.5 MJ/KG

    Nutrient Composition – typical analysis per kilo of Dunstan Pre-Trainer (as fed)

    Crude Protein 110g
    Calcium 10.0g
    Sodium 5.0g
    Chloride 7.5g
    Magnesium 2.0g
    Iron 170mg
    Zinc (Organic) 130mg
    Copper (Organic) 50mg
    Selenium (Organic) 0.4mg
    Vitamin A 10,000i.u
    Vitamin D 1,000i.u
    Vitamin E 125mg
    Vitamin K 2.0mg
    Thiamine B1 6.0mg
    Riboflavin B2 6.0mg
    Pyridoxine B6 5.0mg
    Vitamin B12 50ug
    Niacin 20mg
    Folic Acid 1.5mg
    Choline 150mg

    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

    Light work 2.5g – 3.5kg
    Moderate work 3.5kg – 5kg
    • Daily feed amounts of Dunstan Pre-Trainer ® 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 Pre-Trainer Mix ® 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.

    High Copper levels in Dunstan Pre-Trainer Mix ® make it unsuitable for feeding to sheep.

    Dunstan Horsefeeds are best used within four months from the time of purchase.
    This ensures the vitamins included in Dunstan Horsefeeds remains efficacious to ensure optimum equine health.
    However, as is the case with human foods, “fresh is best”. So always aim to feed Dunstan products as fresh as you are able.

    A Hint on Storage of Dunstan Horsefeeds:
    When storing Dunstan Horsefeeds, it is important that it is kept in a clean, dry, cool and rodent-proof area to avoid potential moulds and/or contaminants.