Nutrena SafeChoice Maintenance
- Balanced energy with moderate calorie level for maintenance horses
- Guaranteed amino acid levels to support muscle maintenance
- Added prebiotics and probiotics to aid in nutrient digestion and digestive health
- Organic trace minerals for immune support, increased bioavailability and improved skin, hair and hoof quality
- Pelleted form
There may come a time when your horse’s activity level tapers off a little. SafeChoice Maintenance is a proven controlled starch formula that supports healthy digestion at a moderate calorie level.
Smart Grain Formulation®
What makes some feeds better than others? What nutrients really make a difference in your horse's health? And how do we deliver the right combination for your animal? Those were our questions. Smart Grain Formulation® is our answer.
|Crude Fiber||max. 18.0%|
|Dietary Starch*||max. 20.0%|
|Calcium||0.80 - 1.20%|
|Vitamin A||3,000 IU/lb|
|Vitamin D||300 IU/lb|
|Vitamin E||75 IU/lb|
|Lactobacillus acidophilus||4.6M CFU/lb|
|Lactobacillus casei||4.6M CFU/lb|
|Bifidobacterium thermophilum||4.6M CFU/lb|
|Enterococcus faecium||4.6M CFU/lb|
* NSC (Non-structural Carbohydrates) = Dietary Starch + Sugar
|Life Stage/Activity Level||Lb Feed Per 100lb Bodyweight|
|Maintenance||0.3 to 0.5|
|Light Exercise||0.6 to 0.75|
- Use the feeding table as a guide for feeding SafeChoice Maintenance Horse Feed. Be sure to monitor your horse's body condition closely and adjust the feeding rate as necessary for the desired body condition and activity level.
- Feed clean, good quality hay at the rate of 1.0 to 1.75 lb (kg) of hay per 100 lb (kg) of bodyweight per day or the pasture equivalent.
- Divide the recommended feeding level into two or more equally spaced feedings per day.
- Fresh, clean water should be available at all times, except to hot and tired horses. Always cool down your horse properly before providing free access to water.
- Horses should be maintained at a body condition score of 5 or above. Broodmares should have a body condition score of 6 or above prior to foaling.
- Salt should be available free choice at all times.
Tips for a Healthy Horse:
- All dietary changes should be made gradually over a period of 7-14 days until recommended feeding rates are achieved.
- Make certain that horses have adequate forage or pasture available.
- Make certain that all horses are on regular parasite control, dental examination and vaccination programs.
- Monitor body condition regularly and adjust feed intake as needed.
- Store feed properly to prevent exposure to moisture or contamination by insects or other pests.
- Never offer moldy hay or feed to horses.