Purina Enrich Plus Ration Balancing Feed is a ration balancing feed designed to fill the protein, vitamin and mineral gaps in forage without extra calories. Formulated for mature horses that are able to maintain body condition on hay or pasture alone. Also appropriate for growing horses, stallions and early gestation mares that require concentrated nutrition.
- Added Antioxidants: Including Selenium and Vitamin E to help address the damaging effects of free radicals
- Added Vegetable Oils: For a shinier, healthier hair coat, skin and hooves
- B Vitamins: Help maintain metabolic function
- Concentrate Feed: Designed to be fed with hay or pasture
- Corn-free and Oat-free: For horses with specific sensitivities
- High Quality Protein: With essential amino acids Lysine and Methionine to support muscle maintenance, growth and repair
- Low Starch & Sugar: Concentrated formula with no grain and low starch and sugar
- Protein, Vitamin & Mineral Fortification: Fills nutritional gaps common in forage and unfortified grains
- Quality Ingredients: Highly digestible and naturally palatable
- Vitamin & Mineral Fortification: Provides 100% of the required vitamins and minerals when fed as directed based on "Nutrient Requirements of Horses Sixth Revised Edition - 2007 in. published by the National Research Council
- Weight Management: Formulated by PhD Equine Nutritionists to provide necessary nutrition without excess calories
Crude Protein (min.) 32%
Lysine (min.) 2.7%
Crude Fat (min.) 5%
Crude Fiber (max.) 5.5%
Calcium (Ca) (min.) 3.25%
Calcium (Ca) (max.) 4.25%
Phosphorus (P) (min.) 1.60%
Copper (Cu (min.) 185 PPM
Selenium (Se) (min.) 2.0 PPM
Zinc (Zn) (min.) 500 PPM
Vitamin A (min.) 18000 IU/lb.
Vitamin E (min.) 600 IU/lb.
Starch (max.) 5.00
Sugars (max.) 10.00%
Age in Months: 4-8 - 9-17 - 18-24
Weight of Horse in Pounds: 400-700 - 700-900 - 900-1000
Minimum Hay or Equivalent Pasture (lbs/day): 8-14 - 14-18 - 18-20
Enrich Plus Ration Balancing Feed (lbs/day): 2.5-3.0 - 2.0-2.5 - 2.0
Maintenance and Reproduction (based on 1100-pound mature horse):
Hay (lbs/day) - Enrich
Horses at Maintenance and broodmares through the 2nd trimester: 22 - 1-2
Hay (lbs/day) - Enrich Plus
Horses performing occasional work or recreational activities: 22 - 1.5-2.5
For horses sensitive to dietary carbohydrates, please consult with a veterinarian or nutritionist for a recommended diet
For best horse feeding results:
The recommended feeding rate should not be exceeded.
Feed at regular times.
Do not feed more than 0.5 pounds per 100 pounds of body weight in one serving.
Divide total daily feeding into at least two servings with three daily servings preferred.
Be sure to weigh your feed using a scale. A small scale can be purchased in the fishing department of many sporting goods stores.
Do not feed free-choice.
Feed horse in a natural position from troughs placed at normal head height or lower.
Reduce and/or delay feeding a horse that is hot, excited or showing pain, fever or diarrhea. Consult your veterinarian if any problems arise.
Prevent rapid eating.
Have plenty of fresh, clean water available at all times.
Provide your horse with access to salt.
Maintain a regular deworming program, have the horse's teeth examined annually and consult your veterinarian on a regular basis.
If Changing to Enrich Plus Ration Balancing Feed:
-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.