Dunstan Betabeet Flakes



A highly palatable, calorie-dense, ‘super fibre’ for horses.

  • A ‘super fibre’ - more calorie dense than traditional fibre sources
  • Low in starch and sugar
  • ‘cool’ energy source
  • Assists in Maintaining Hindgut Health
  • High in calcium
  • Utilised as a partial forage replacer
  • No added molasses

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Dunstan Betabeet Flakes
  • Dunstan Betabeet Flakes provides a quality fibre source to the ration of all horses. In doing so it helps to enhance digestive health by optimising the microbial environment of the hindgut.

    Low in starch and sugar, Dunstan Betabeet Flakes has a number of applications including:
    • Suitable for horses prone to laminitis - not only as it is low in starch and sugar, but it provides valuable fibre to the ration of horses that may have limited pasture access.
    • Provides a ‘cool’ calorie source to the diet and is the ideal feed supplement for horses that get ‘hot’ on grain-based feeds.
    • Has a similar energy contribution per kg to Oats, therefore making it the ideal substitute for performance horses that require an overall reduction of starch in their diets but still have high energy demands.
    • Suitable for horses prone to ‘tying-up’ when a portion of grain can be removed from the diet and replaced with Dunstan Betabeet Flakes.
    Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is high in Calcium, making it an ideal complement to Oats and Bran, helping to balance the diet.

    Provides an additional fibre source that is valuable in preparing rations for horses prone to ulcers Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is very palatable - horses enjoy this highly digestible 'super fibre'.

    As a soaked supplement, Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is a valuable addition to the ration for a horse when travelling and away to assist in hydration.

    Due to its moist nature at feeding and lack of dust Dunstan BetabeetFlakes is suitable for horses that suffer from respiratory conditions.
  • Natural sugarbeet pulp dried, micronised and flaked for faster soaking.
  • Typical Analysis (dry matter basis)

    Protein 10.0%
    Fibre 16.0%
    DE12.0 mj/KG
  • Below is a guide for recommended intakes of Dunstan Betabeet Flakes. These are a guide only as intakes will vary depending on body condition and pasture availability.

    Horses require a bare minimum of 1% of their body weight in hay, chaff or pasture daily on a dry matter basis.

    Dunstan Betabeet Flakes, as a quality fibre source, can be used as a fibre replacement when pasture may be limited, therefore greater intakes may be required.

    NOTE: Always ensure Dunstan Betabeet Flakes is fully soaked prior to feeding.

    Easy to use. The only preparation required is the soaking of Dunstan Betabeet Flakes in 5 parts water to 1 part Dunstan Betabeet Flakes ( for example 200 grams of dry Betabeet requires 1 Litre of water to soak)

    Dunstan Betabeet fully soaks in 10mins. Warm water ensures faster soaking.

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

    Height In Hands Body Weight (Kg) Dry weight of Dunstan Betabeet Flakes (Kg)
    11 120-260 0.2-0.5
    12 260-290 0.2-0.8
    13 290-350 0.2-1.3
    14/15 350-520 0.5-2.0
    16/17 520-725 1.0-3.0
    • Always ensure the Horse has access to clean drinking water.
    • Always ensure Dunstan Betabeet Flakes are soaked prior to feeding
    • Cold water soaking - ready in 10 minutes / Hot water soaking - ready in 5 minutes
    • Easy to use - the only preparation required is to soak Dunstan Betabeet Flakes in water
    • Allow 10 minutes for complete soaking
    • Hot water will speed soaking time

    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.