Dengie Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is a new tasty twist on an old favourite, with just one thing missing - the added sugar! It's still a complete feed with no need for any extras and it has the same nutrients, vitamins and minerals to help keep horses and ponies looking and feeling fabulous, and their feet in great condition.
Healthy Hooves Molasses Free contains just 2.5 per cent sugar, which is found naturally in the fibrous ingredients.
Starch levels are also extremely low, at just 1.5 per cent, because the feed is completely free from cereals or grains, which are the main source of starch in mixes and cubes. These low levels of sugar and starch - less than any other complete fibre feed on the market - make Healthy Hooves Molasses Free the safest option today for horses and ponies that are prone to laminitis.
KEY BENEFITS OF HEALTHY HOOVES MOLASSES FREE
• Dengie Healthy Hooves Molasses Free has a full range of B vitamins including biotin at levels that research has shown to be effective at maximising hoof health – to get the benefit of these nutrients the recommended quantities need to be fed
• Low sugar and starch - research has shown that horses and ponies predisposed to laminitis are at greater risk if fed cereals. Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is free from whole cereal grains.
• Chelated Trace Minerals - these are important for improved bio-availability to the horse, i.e. they are more easily absorbed. Trace minerals are important for general condition including hooves and coat condition and are also integral components of the body’s antioxidant system.
• Essential High Fibre -fibre provides slow release energy and is essential for maximising gut health.
• Highly palatable - Healthy Hooves Molasses Free contains added garlic for great palatability and pellets for added interest.
HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF FEEDING HEALTHY HOOVES MOLASSES FREE
Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is designed to be fed as the sole bucket feed alongside your horse’s normal hay/haylage ration. It is important that it is fed at the recommended quantities in order to provide the levels of nutrients your horse or pony requires; feeding less may affect condition and performance. If using less than recommended quantities, a broad spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement should be used alongside. Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is intended for horses and ponies at rest or in light work if fed as the sole bucket feed.
Feed 500g of Healthy Hooves Molasses Free per 100kg of your horse's bodyweight. Fibre weighs very little compared to mixes or cubes. It is important to weigh your scoop to ensure that you are feeding the correct amount. A large Stubbs scoop holds approximately 500grams.
Horse or Pony Size Guide (hh) Approx Weight Bucket 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) 16.3 and over 600kg 3kg or 6 scoops
Oat straw, alfalfa pellets, dried alfalfa, rape seed oil, garlic, vitamin and mineral premix.
Typical analysis (%) ‘as fed’
Digestible Energy 8.5MJ/kg
Ash Mineral 9.5
Naturally Occurring Sugar 2.5
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