Purina® Miniature Horse & Pony Feed
Purina® Miniature Horse and Pony horse feed is specifically formulated to meet the unique needs of miniature horses and ponies who tend to be more metabolically efficient than large horses, but still require the nutrition necessary for growth, gestation, lactation, breeding and competition.
Features & Benefits
Formulated with Outlast® supplement to support gastric health & proper pH.
Controlleed Starch and Sugar
Higher fat and fiber formula appropriate for horses sensitive to soluble carbohydrates.
Purina® Amplify® High-Fat Nugget
Multiple sources of fatty acids including stabilized rice bran, flaxseed and vegetable oils help maintain body condition, shine and bloom.
Protein That Performs
High-quality protein sources and amino acids deliver a balanced profile that supports foal development, milk production, muscle growth & development and high-level performance.
Highly Digestible Fibers
Multiple fiber sources including beet pulp provide slow-releasing fuel for sustained performance.
Helps maintain optimal body condition in miniature horses and ponies who tend to be more metabolically efficient than larger horses.
No Supplements Needed
Provides 100% of the required protein, vitamins and minerals when fed as directed.*
*When fed as directed, with free-choice or added salt, based on Nutrient Requirements of Horses, Sixth Revised Edition - 2007, published by the National Research Council.
Designed to be fed with hay or pasture.
- Feeding rates will vary with size, age, temperament, health status, forage quality, climate and activity level. Feed at regular times - at least twice daily with three daily feedings preferred. Let horses feed in a natural position from troughs with large bottoms, placed at normal head height or lower. Do not feed free-choice. Prevent the rapid eating by the horse of any feedstuff.
- Reduce and/or delay feeding a horse which is hot, excited or showing pain, has fever or diarrhea. Consult your veterinarian if any problems arise.
- Always feed a minimum of 1.0 to 1.2 lbs per 100 lbs of body weight of good quality, clean hay or the equivalent in pasture.
- Any feed changes should be made gradually over a period of 7 to 10 days. Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed 1.0 lb per day for each horse.
- Have plenty of clean, fresh water available at all times. Provide your horse with access to salt. Maintain an effective control program for internal parasites. Have the horse's teeth examined annually and consult your veterinarian on a regular basis.
- 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.