Purina Strategy Healthy Edge Horse Feed

Purina Strategy Healthy Edge Horse FeedHealth inside and out. A nutritional edge. Two things every horse owner wants for their horse, and what Purina Strategy Healthy Edge Horse Feed is designed to deliver. Nutrition that helps horses look amazing, feel great and perform at their best.

Strategy®Healthy Edge®feed gives horses age 2 and older the nutritional edge needed to support nearly any lifestyle from recreation to performance to retirement. The combination of high quality pellets and extruded Amplify®high-fat nuggets delivers a controlled starch and sugar, higher fat and fiber formulation with moderate calories and balanced nutrition. Made with only high quality, wholesome ingredients and extensively tested at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, Strategy®Healthy Edge®horse feed is easy for horses to digest and hard for them to resist.

Feed Form: Pelleted and Extruded

Recommended For: Maintenance, Performance and Senior Horses

 


 

Features

Purina® Amplify® High-Fat Nugget Supplement Added to Support Body Condition
Multiple sources of fatty acids including stabilized rice bran, vegetable oils and flaxseed helps maintain body condition, shine and bloom.
Controlled Starch and Sugar with Higher Fat and Fiber
  • For horses with moderate calorie needs, it helps maintain optimal body condition.
  • For horses sensitive to soluble carbohydrates, it provides controlled starch and sugars.
Protein that Performs
High quality sources chosen for their optimal amino acid profiles support muscle tone and overall performance in a moderate protein formula.
Highly Digestible Fibers
Multiple fiber sources including beet pulp provide slow-releasing fuel for sustained performance.
Purina® Outlast® Supplement Added to Support Proper Gastric pH
Outlast® supplement contains a unique blend of ingredients that are designed to support gastric balance, giving you and your horse the confidence to perform.

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein MIN

12.50%

Lysine MIN

0.90%

Crude Fat MIN

8.00%

Crude Fiber MAX

18.00%

Calcium (Ca) MIN

1.10%

Calcium (Ca) MAX

1.60%

Phosphorus (P) MIN

0.60%

Copper (Cu) MIN 80.00 PPM
Zinc (Zn) MIN 280.00 PPM
Vitamin A MIN 3000 IU/LB
Vitamin E MIN 125 IU/LB
Selenium (Se) MIN 0.60 PPM
Starch MAX

10.00%

Sugars MAX

6.50%

Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF) MAX

36.00%

Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF) MAX

22.00%

Feeding

Feeding directions with hay or pasture. Start with the amounts given for the weight and lifestyle of the horse. After observing the horse for a period of time, the amount fed may be increased or decreased by 10% to obtain the desired body condition and weight.
  Weight of Horse in Pounds
Lifestyle 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400
Minimum Hay or Equivalent Pasture* (lbs/day) 7.00 9.50 12.00 14.50 17.00
  Strategy® Healthy Edge® Horse Feed (lbs/day)**
Maintenance – Minimum Activity 2.00 2.50 3.25 3.75 4.50
Maintenance – Average Activity 2.75 3.50 4.25 5.00 5.75
Maintenance – Elevated Activity 3.25 4.25 5.25 6.25 7.25
Light Work 4.00 5.25 6.50 7.75 9.00
Moderate Work 5.50 7.25 9.00 10.75 12.50
Early Gestation (first 250 days) 2.75 3.75 4.50 5.50 6.25
Late Gestation last 90 days) 4.25 5.50 6.75 8.00 9.25
Breed Stallion 4.75 6.25 7.75 9.50 10.75
*This is the recommended minimum amount of hay to be fed. If feeding more hay, reduce the feeding rate of Strategy®Healthy Edge® horse feed by 1 pound for every additional 2 pounds of hay fed. **Do not feed less than 0.3 pounds per 100 pounds of body weight per day. If your horse gains too much weight at that minimum feeding rate, then you should replace Strategy®Healthy Edge®horse feed with Enrich Plus®ration balancing feed.
Best Results
  • Feeding rates will vary with size, age, temperament, health status, forage quality, climate and activity level. Feed at regular times - at least twice daily - with three daily feedings preferred. Let horses feed in a natural position from troughs with large bottoms, placed at normal head height or lower. Do not feed free-choice. Prevent the rapid eating by the horse of any feedstuff.
  • Reduce and/or delay feeding a horse which is hot, excited or showing pain, has fever or diarrhea. Consult your veterinarian if any problems arise.
  • Always feed a minimum of 1.0 to 1.2 lbs per 100 lbs of body weight of good quality, clean hay or the equivalent in pasture.
  • Any feed changes should be made gradually over a period of 7 to 10 days. Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed 1.0 lb per day for each horse.
  • Have plenty of clean, fresh water available at all times. Provide your horse with access to salt. Maintain an effective control program for internal parasites. Have the horse's teeth examined annually and consult your veterinarian on a regular basis.
Changing To
  • Make the feed change gradually over a period of 7 to 10 days.
  • Mix the new feed with the old, gradually increasing the amount of the new feed while decreasing an equal amount of the old.
  • Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed 1 pound per day for each horse.
Caution
Store in a dry, well-ventilated area protected from rodents and insects. Do not feed moldy or insect-infested feed to animals as it may cause illness, performance loss or death.

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