Dengie Healthy Hooves Molasses Free

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A nutritionally-balanced, low-sugar and starch feed for promoting healthy hooves. Ideal for those prone to laminitis.

Weight: 20KG

Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is a nutritionally-balanced, low-sugar and starch feed for promoting healthy hooves. Ideal for those prone to laminitis.

  • A blend of soft cereal straw with chopped and pelleted nutrient-rich alfalfa
  • Contains no added sugar (2.5%) and low in starch (1.5%)
  • Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is low in calories, providing 8.5MJ/kg of Digestible Energy
  • A light rapeseed oil coating provides slow-release energy and coat shine
  • Includes garlic to tempt fussy horses and ponies
  • Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is packed with B vitamins including biotin at levels that research has shown to improve hoof quality
  • Ideal for horses in light work, good do-ers and laminitis prone horses
  • When fed at the recommend rate (500g per 100kg bodyweight) Healthy Hooves Molasses Free will provide your horse with a balanced diet

Proven nutrients for healthy hooves

Several studies have been conducted into how much biotin a horse requires. A study published in the Equine Vet Journal (1992), found that greater growth rates and hardness of hooves was achieved at a daily feeding rate of 15mg of biotin than at 7.5mg in horses’ diets. The level of biotin included in Dengie Healthy Hooves Molasses Free has been formulated accordingly and thus when fed at the recommended rates will provide a 500kg horse with 15mg of biotin per day.

Research published in the Vet Record (1987) demonstrated that alfalfa increases the quality and quantity of horn growth which was attributed to the highly available calcium and essential amino acids found naturally in alfalfa.

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Horse or PonySize Guide (hh)Approx WeightBucket Feed per Day
Small Pony (eg:Welsh Pony,Exmoor) 9 - 13 200kg 1kg or 2 scoops
Large Pony (eg: Fell) 13.1 - 14.2 300kg 1.5kg or 3 scoops
Small Horse (eg:Arab) 14.3 - 15.2 400kg 2kg or 4 scoops
Medium Horse (eg: Thoroughbred) 15.3 - 16.2 500kg 2.5kg or 5 scoops
Large Horse (eg: Warmblood) over 16.3 600kg 3kg or 6 scoops
Cereal straw, alfalfa pellets, dried alfalfa, rape seed oil, garlic, vitamin and mineral premix. Nutritional analysis Typical analysis 'as fed' Digestible Energy 8.5MJ/kg Protein 9% Oil 5% Fibre 27% Copper 12mg/kg Selenium 0.25mg/kg Zinc 64mg/kg Biotin 6mg/kg Sugar 2.5% Starch 1.5%
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