Purina Equine Junior Horse Feed

Purina Equine Junior Horse Feed

*With Outlast® Gastric Support Supplement*

You know your horse’s first years are very important. Proper growth and development depend upon strong genetics, a nurturing environment, and good nutrition.

That’s why the Ph.D. Equine Nutritionists at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center formulated Purina Equine Junior horse feed to take the guesswork out of feeding your growing horse. The formula was developed to give your young horse a strong head start with the proper balance of nutrients to promote optimal growth and development. And because Purina Equine Junior horse feed is a complete feed with high-quality forage built in, it eliminates nutrient variability of hay or pasture and promotes a consistent diet for weanlings and yearlings.

Equine Junior horse feed is formulated with Purina’s proprietary high-fat Amplify nugget—a blend of vegetable oils, flaxseed and rice bran for an optimal fatty acid profile—to support development, shine and bloom.

This equine feed now includes Outlast Gastric Support Supplement. Decreases in forage intake and thus, saliva production can mean increased risk for gastric discomfort. The proprietary mineral complex and unique honeycomb structure of Outlast® supplement enhances its capacity to support proper gastric pH.

Feed Form: Complete Pellet and Extruded Nuggets

Recommended For: Weanlings to two-year-olds.

 

 

Features

FEATURES BENEFITS
Complete Feed
  • Quality hay built-in eliminates nutrient variability of hay or pasture and promotes consistent nutrient intake.
Nutritionally Balanced
  • Micro-formulated with essential nutrients for optimal health.
Vitamins and Minerals
  • Provides 100% of the required nutrients for horses when fed as directed* so no additional supplements are necessary. *Based on “Nutrient Requirements of Horses Sixth Revised Edition – 2007” published by the National Research Council.
Combined Energy Sources
  • A precise blend of fats, fibers and soluble carbohydrates helps promote a steady growth rate. Equine Junior® Horse Feed is flexible to meet management program goals; you influence rate of growth by amount fed
Purina® Amplify®Nugget
  • The Purina® Amplify® Nugget is a patented, high-fat extruded particle that contains a proprietary blend of vegetable oils, flaxseed and rice bran for an optimal fatty acid profile that supports a strong immune function.
Added Amino Acids
  • Specific amino acid profile for a complete, high quality and very digestible protein to promote proper development of muscle, bone, skin, hair and hooves.
Feed Guard® Nutrition System
  • The FeedGuard® Nutrition System is one of the industry’s most innovative and exacting quality assurance programs. FeedGuard®Nutrition System can help deliver the trust, quality and performance that horse professionals demand every day.

Analysis

Crude Protein (min) 14.50 %
Lysine (min) .0.80 %
Methionine (min) 0.25 %
Threonine (min) 0.55 %
Crude Fat (min) 5.50 %
Crude Fiber (max) 16.00 %
Starch (max) 14.00 %
Sugars (max) 9.00 %
Calcium (Ca), (min) 0.80 %
Calcium (Ca), (max) 1.30 %
Phosphorus (P), (min) 0.55 %
Copper (Cu), (min) 60.00 ppm
Selenium (Se), (min) 0.30 ppm
Zinc (Zn), (min) 220.00 ppm
Vitamin A (min) 3500 IU/lb
Vitamin D3 (min) 600 IU/lb
Vitamin E (min) 150 IU/lb

Directions

- WEIGHT OF HORSE IN POUNDS -
LIGHT BREEDS 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1,000
Lbs/day of Equine Junior®  Horse Feed (when fed as a complete feed without roughage)
Moderate Growth 10 11 11.5 12.75 14 14.5 15.25 15.75
Rapid Growth 11.25 12 14 15.5 16.5 17 17.25 17.5
LARGE BREEDS 600 700 800 900 1,000 1,100 1,200 1,300 1,400 1,500
Lbs/day of Equine Junior®  Horse Feed (when fed as a complete feed without roughage)
Moderate Growth 14 15.5 17 18 19 20 21 22.25 23.5 24.5
Rapid Growth 15.25 17 19 20.5 22 23.25 24.5 25 25.5 26
Every horse is unique.  That's why the recommended feeding rates Purina suggests for Equine Junior® horse feed may need to be increased or decreased up to 10-15% to keep your growing horse in peak condition. Important Considerations:
  • Do not feed free-choice
  • Feed at regular times (at least twice daily). When feeding rates exceed 1% of body weight, three daily feedings are preferred
  • Any feed changes should be made gradually over a period of 7 to 10 days
  • Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed one pound per day for each horse
  • Have plenty of fresh, clean water available at all times
  • Prevent the rapid eating by the horse of any feed stuffs
  • Store feed in a dry, well-ventilated area protected from rodents and insects Do not feed moldy or insect-infested feed to animals as it may cause illness or death
  • This product to be fed to the animal species as directed on the label
  • In addition to nutritional care and consultation, be sure to make regular veterinary checkups and farrier appointments part of your horse wellness program

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