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Purina Equine Senior Horse Feed, 50 lb.

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Purina Equine Senior horse feed is formulated to address the specific needs of aging horses. This complete feed includes Amplify Nugget, providing higher fat for weight maintenance and a healthy coat, along with a blend of fiber sources to maintain body condition and normal digestive function. The unique Easy Soak Pellet Technology makes it easy to chew, and is more digestible than whole grains, hay or pasture. Plus, horses love the taste.

Purina Equine Senior horse feed has been scientifically studied at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center for over 20 years. With this formulation, our nutritionists have combined all the benefits of the trusted original Equine Senior horse feed together with discoveries from the most cutting-edge equine science to provide the best nutrition for your senior horse.

  • Forage built in - to completely or partially replace the hay or pasture in a horse's diet when dental problems or missing teeth create feeding difficulties
  • Exclusive ActivAge Prebiotic - scientifically studied in senior horses to support optimal function of the aging immune system
  • Purina Amplify High-Fat Nugget - a proprietary blend of vegetable oils, flax seed and rice bran for weight maintenance, shine and bloom
  • Highly digestible - Formulated with a blend of fiber sources to help maintain a senior horse's body condition and support normal digestive function
  • Controlled starch and sugar - Provides a diet lower in starches and sugars that may be suitable for aging horses
  • Vitamin and mineral fortification - designed to meet the specific nutritional needs of senior horses to support immune function and overall health when fed as directed

Specification Description
Animal Compatibility: Horse
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Special Feature(s): Purina Equine Senior Horse Feed includes ActivAge, a prebiotic to support immune function and Amplify, a proprietary high-fat nugget for an optimal fatty acid profile and nutritional balance.
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Warranty: N/A
Brand: Purina
Life Stage: Senior, Special Needs
Feed Type: Feed
Form: Pelleted
Part Number: 3003277-506
Special Diet: Formulated to address the specific needs of aging horses
Package Size: 50 lb.
Manufacturer Part Number 32980
Purina Equine Senior Horse Feed, 50 lb. is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 1419.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Feed My hard keepers started gaining weight within a couple weeks. It’s highly palatable so they eat it all. Very happy with it!
Date published: 2019-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Senior Feed! My 29 year TWH gelding is doing great with this feed. Shinny coat, great hoofs, keeps weight on him. Still enjoys our riding time together......still out front with a group. He deserves the best!!
Date published: 2019-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Old horse happy! My old guy is 32 and has been on this feed for over 10 years.......He acts like a 2yr old so I think it is doing just fine for him!
Date published: 2019-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My 32 year old quarter horse is gaining weight I have been diligently feeding daily and, finally, he is gaining weight! Bear deserves a great retirement and Purina Senior is helping me give it to him.
Date published: 2019-09-27
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I’m considering switching from another senior feed because my horse is not maintaining his weight. Their fat content is 8%. My concern is yours is 5.5% fat. I want to add weight. Your thoughts?

Asked by: Ts Mom
Thanks for choosing Purina. The fat is a bit lower intentionally due to this being a complete ration (replacing hay/pasture) if needed. A senior aged horse eating our Purine Equine Senior at the rate of 15-20 lbs. per day (or more), does not need a fat percentage of 8% in a diet. If you are feeding it at a lesser rate and want to boost the fat, we have the Amplify supplement that may be added as a top dress. The Amplify is 30% fat. Or, if you prefer to feed a Senior product and does not replace hay, the Equine Senior Active is available at Purina dealers, but is not typically sold through the Tractor Supply Company stores. Equine Senior Active contains 10% fat. Feel free to call us if you have additional questions.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-04-21

I have a older mini mare that has cushings&heaves. Currently I feed Nutrena Safechoice special care (low starch) feed and soaked alfalfa cubes Would you recommend this Senior Complete feed for her ? She's only about 350lbs and lost weight.

Asked by: kcassell
Thanks for choosing Purina. Yes, the Equine Senior would be a perfect product for your horse's needs. You may use it to replace all hay and only feed the Senior (omitting the alfalfa cube addition if you wish). When feeding Senior as a complete with roughage diet, the minimum to feed is 1.3 lbs. for each 100 lbs. in body weight. For a 350 lb. mini that would be at least 4.6 lbs. of Senior each day. This is best to split into two or more meals. You may increase as necessary for additional calorie support. Let us know if you have any additional questions.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-07-10

Can Equine Senior be fed to an emaciated rescue mini horse. She is 3 years old and weighs 110 lbs. I have started her on Purina horse and pony feed with a top dressing of Nutrena Boost.

Asked by: Country woman
Yes, Equine Senior may be fed to any mature horse (or at least 2 years of age). If younger than 2 yrs, we would suggest the Equine Junior. Feel free to call us and we can discuss feeding directions when using this product. We also have this link that would be appropriate for your miniature horse as well. https://www.purinamills.com/horse-feed/education/detail/refeeding-the-malnourished-horse
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-04-23

How much starch is in Purina Equine Senior?

Asked by: Becky337
Thank you for choosing Purina. The Purina Equine Senior has a maximum starch content of 12% and a maximum sugar content of 7% (total maximum =19%). However, the product will average 15% starch/sugar combined. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the Purina Customer Service department at 1-800-227-8941.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-03-23

Does this horse feed need to be soaked in water? Can it be dry?

Asked by: CPete
Thanks for choosing Purina. This product may be fed with or without water added. If you have a horse not able to chew well, or needing more water intake, then we suggest to add water.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2018-11-08

Will this feed help with muscle mass? My horse is 25 and has lost a lot of back muscle. Also i ride him several times a week. Would the purina senior active feed be better for him?

Asked by: Mustangirl7
Thanks for choosing Purina. This would be a question that is better answered by one of our experts. We would like to have more detail about his current feeding program to suggest which product is best. Please call us at 1-800-227-8941 M-F between 7 a.m - 5 p.m. and we can give you our product suggestions.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-03-13

Could I feed it every other day?

Asked by: Katie O1
We suggest the best practice is daily feeding of a product to ensure you do not have any digestive issues. If the product is fed in a large volume, then splitting into two meals is preferred. However, if this is not feasible, then every other day is better than none at all. You want to be certain to avoid any aggressive eating and make certain you are not feeding if the horse is in a "starved" state. This may cause the horse to consume too quickly.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2017-03-13

I'm looking for high protein/fat/fiber diet with low starch for a older gelding with Cushings Disease and needs to loose some weight.  Thank you!

Asked by: DinaMac
Thanks for choosing Purina. The WellSolve LS (Low Starch) is a great product if you need some weight loss on an older horse that is still able to eat hay. Or, we also have the Erich Plus ration balancer that is fed at a lower feeding rate, but still supplies total nutrition. Once your horse is not able to chew and digest hay properly, we suggest the Purina Equine Senior. The Equine Senior may be fed to replace some, or all hay, as needed. Let us know if you have any additional questions. If you would prefer to call us, you may at 1-800-227-8941.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-06-03
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