Nutrena SafeChoice Special Care Horse Feed (50 lb size)

Nutrena SafeChoice Special Care Horse Feed (50 lb size)

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Nutrena SafeChoice Special Care Horse Feed is a low controlled starch formula for horses with metabolic concerns and easy keepers. SafeChoice Special Care is specially designed for horses that are prone to metabolic issues related to starch intake. It's also ideal for easy keepers, ponies, and miniature horses. Lowest levels of starch and sugar in the SafeChoice lineup
  • No Corn Corn and corn co-product free
  • Prebiotics Probiotics Added prebiotics and probiotics support the intestinal microbes to help your horse achieve more efficient absorption of nutrients.
  • Consistent Nutrients Every bag of Nutrena feed delivers consistent nutrient levels
  • Organic Trace Minerals To support immune system strength, we include organic trace mineral complexes
  • Topline Balance Including Topline Balance, the Nutrena brand's unique approach to topline health


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 Protein, minimum14.0%
Lysine, minimum0.85%
Methionine, minimum0.35%
Threonine, minimum0.55%
Crude Fat, minimum7.0%
Crude Fiber, maximum17.0%
ADF, maximum19.0%
NDF, maximum39.0%
Dietary Starch*, maximum10.0%
Sugar*, maximum3.0%
Calcium, minimum0.90%
Calcium, maximum1.20%
Phosphorus, minimum0.70%
Copper, minimum50 ppm
Zinc, minimum160 ppm
Selenium, minimum0.60 ppm
Vitamin A, minimum3,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D, minimum350 IU/lb
Vitamin E, minimum100 IU/lb
Biotin, minimum0.45 mg/lb
Lactobacillus acidophilus, minimum5.1 MIL CFU/LB
Lactobacillus casei, minimum5.1 MIL CFU/LB
Bifidobacterium thermophilum, minimum5.1 MIL CFU/LB
Enterococcus Faecium, minimum5.1 MIL CFU/LB

*NSC (Non-structural Carbohydrates) = Dietary Starch + Sugar

Life StageActivity LevelLbs Feed per 100 lbs bodyweight
Maintenance HorsesMaintenance0.25 - 0.5
Performance HorsesLight exercise0.5 - 0.75
Broodmares & FoalsFirst two trimesters of gestation0.25 - 0.5
Broodmares & FoalsLast trimester of gestation0.5 - 0.75
Broodmares & FoalsEarly lactation (foaling to 3 months)1.0 - 1.5
Broodmares & FoalsLate lactation (3 months to weaning)0.75 - 1.0
Broodmares & FoalsFoalsCreep Feed
Broodmares & FoalsWeanlings1.5 - 2.0
Broodmares & FoalsYearlings0.75 - 1.5
Minis & PoniesMaintenance0.25 - 0.5
Minis & PoniesLight exercise0.5 - 0.75

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