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Nutrena SafeChoice Senior Horse Feed, 50 lb.

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Nutrena SafeChoice Senior Horse Feed, 50 lb.
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A high-fat, controlled starch, complete feed to meet the unique needs of senior horses. Your horse has always given you its best. And with Nutrena SafeChoice Senior, you can do the same in return. This proprietary formula is enriched with added amino acids for muscle maintenance, highly digestible fiber and organic trace mineral complexes that help improve and maintain body condition. It meets all the unique nutritional requirements of your older horse. And SafeChoice Senior is a multiform horse feed specially designed to be highly digestible and highly palatable. Just what your old friend needs.

  • Exclusive Nutri-Bloom Advantage increases fiber digestion up to 15% for better health and bloom
  • Balanced Omega-3 and -6 fatty acid levels from select vegetable sources to help reduce the effects of inflammation
  • Highly digestible fiber sources for feeding as a sole ration without hay or pasture
  • Increased fat level for the extra energy older horses need
  • Ideal for rehabilitating neglected or malnourished horses
  • Controlled starch design helps reduce the risk of metabolic disorders
  • Highly palatable formula in pellet form for optimal feed consumption
  • Enhanced with antioxidants, including selenium, vitamin C and vitamin E, to support the immune system and helps minimize the effects of stress
  • Guaranteed levels of biotin to support hair coat and hoof development
  • May be soaked with warm water to form QuickMash in just 3 minutes

Specification Description
Part Number: 94511
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Animal Compatibility: No
Life Stage: Senior
Special Diet: High fat, low starch
Special Feature(s): Nutri-Bloom Advantage
Shop By: Bulk Discount
Warranty: No
Package Size: 50 lb.
Form: Pellet
Brand: Nutrena SafeChoice
Manufacturer Part Number 94511
Nutrena SafeChoice Senior Horse Feed, 50 lb. is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 2234.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Feed! I decided to switch my 24 year old Morgan cross gelding to Nutrena Safe Choice Senior, and within a week he had significantly increased energy, and overall he looks healthier. I really like that it has probiotics in it, and since my gelding is a breed prone to metabolic issues, I like that this is a low starch feed. I can feed more without worrying about him taking in too much sugar.
Date published: 2020-01-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very useful when in stock! Tasty Senior feed. Also good for horses that are being layed-up. Store 1404 in New Freedom PA has been out of it a lot and this is a major inconvenience. Do not understand how they could be out of staples like feed that everyone needs on a weekly/monthly basis. They have a lot of other junk in this store that no one needs, but when it comes to keeping feed inventory, they are woefully inconsistent.
Date published: 2020-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keeps our 31 year old in great shape! Great feed for any senior horse! Ours lover it! Keeps his topline up!
Date published: 2019-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommend My 3 horses respond very well to this feed. I have a senior horse that needs to gain weight and she tends to cough. The feed works well dry or wet. All 3 horses like very well.
Date published: 2019-12-29
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Is this grain extruded?

Asked by: RockinB17
SafeChoice Senior is a textured feed – not extruded.
Answered by: BrittanyH
Date published: 2017-09-25

I just started senior with bad topline on this feed and wondered how long till I'll see a difference in his topline. He'd been on 4 qts of producer pride sweet feed so I know that this feed is much better! Also, can I feed him less b/c nutrena is so much

Asked by: Mustangirl6
Hello, Thanks for the question, and we're excited for you to see results in your horse's topline! It will take about 60 days to see an improvement, so stick with it! Be sure to take some "before" pictures, to help you see the progress. In regards to how much to feed, please look at the feeding directions chart on the tag attached to the bag, and feed your horse the correct amount for his activity level and body weight (or you can use the feeding rate calculator found here for easy math: We suggest weighing how much fits in your scoop, as every scoop can vary - and the SafeChoice Senior won't weigh the same per quart as the previous feed you were using did, either - it's not just about volume, you need to know the actual weight of the feed being given per day. Let us know how he does!
Answered by: Nutrena Product Expert
Date published: 2019-05-01

What is the percentage of Starch and Sugar?

Asked by: Shad
Guaranteed Analysis: Crude Protein 14.0% Lysine 0.70% Methionine 0.30% Threonine 0.50% Crude Fat 8.0% Crude Fiber 16.0% ADF 19.0% NDF 34.0% Dietary Starch* 14.0% Sugar* 6.0% Calcium 0.75 - 0.95% Phosphorus 0.65% Copper 40 ppm Zinc 140 ppm Selenium 0.30 ppm Vitamin A 4,500 IU/lb Vitamin D 150 IU/lb Vitamin E 150 IU/lb Vitamin C 75 IU/lb Biotin 0.45 mg/lb Lactobacillus acidophilus 5.1 CFU/lb Lactobacillus casei 5.1 CFU/lb Bifidobacterium thermophilum 5.1 CFU/lb Enterococcus Faecium 5.1 CFU/lb Omega 3 0.45% Omega 6 2.5%
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2017-02-27

I have a 38 year old that has cushings, but needs to gain weight. Would this be an ideal food for him to eat, or do you all have another product that would work better?

Asked by: taylor48
Hello, Thanks for the question. Yes, you can feed the SafeChoice Senior horse feed to your horse - it will suit his needs perfectly. You will want to feed according to the directions for his body weight and activity level, and ensure you weigh how much is in your scoop that you feed with to ensure the proper number of pounds is being fed per day. If you have the ability to feed him the correct daily total across multiple meals, this will aid in keeping the per-meal starch and sugar intakes lower, which can help with management of his Cushings as well. So even if you can do three meals instead of two, that is helpful.
Answered by: Nutrena Product Expert
Date published: 2019-04-12

My horse is recovering from an ulcer. Still giving him ulcerguard. He quit eating for 2 weeks, lost a tremendous amount of weight. Does not handle alfalfa or orchard grass well. Need to get weight back on him. Would this feed irritate his ulcer?

Asked by: Judy 589
This feed will not irritate his ulcer and will help with the wight loss.
Answered by: WillR
Date published: 2018-07-11

Hello! My senior horse has been on this feed for about 3 weeks and looks amazing!However it's a bit expensive and I'm wondering about your triumph senior.What are the disadvantages and advantages to triumph senior vs safechoice other than it's cheaper?

Asked by: Wondering0
Hello, Thanks for the question. SafeChoice Senior will have all the advantages over the Triumph Senior - it is higher in fat, contains our proprietary Nutri-Bloom Technology, which improves fiber digestion up to 15% (i.e. they get more out of every bite of feed), has more guaranteed amino acids for better topline, and guaranteed levels of prebiotics and probiotics, as well as Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids. While you would save per bag with Triumph Senior, you would lose out on all those benefits that SafeChoice Senior offers - and you won't be able to get Triumph Senior at Tractor Supply, either. Hope that helps!
Answered by: Nutrena Product Expert
Date published: 2019-05-20

How many calories is contained per lb of Nutrena Safechoice Senior feed? Thanks

Asked by: Rockingebarwranch
Hello, Thank you for the question. SafeChoice Senior Horse Feed contains 1275 kcal/lb.
Answered by: Nutrena Product Expert
Date published: 2019-04-30

I have a 28 year old welsh Morgan that has IR. He is currently on rice bran and local grass hay. Starting to waste a lot of hay and thinking he is having issues chewing the hay. Is not losing weight yet. Is this a safe feed for him?

Asked by: ssanders45
Hello, Thanks for the question. We'd recommend getting a veterinarian or equine dentist out to visit with you and check your pony's teeth for you. They may say it's time for a complete feed like SafeChoice Senior - which is the perfect feed for him to be given - or they may be able to float his teeth to remove some points and return him to normal hay consumption. If you do decide to use the SafeChoice Senior, just follow the feeding directions for his weight and activity level, and split his food across 2 or more feedings per day to keep the starch and sugar intake per meal lower. You can use the handy feeding rate calculator on the SafeChoice Senior page on our website to figure out how much he would need per day: Hope that helps - please let us know if you have any further questions!
Answered by: Nutrena Product Expert
Date published: 2019-10-17
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