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Purina® Strategy® Healthy Edge® Horse Feed

Strategy HE - JPGPurina® Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed is a high-fat, nutritionally balanced, controlled starch and sugar diet with enhanced great taste researched and formulated to support the health and well-being of adult horses aged 2 years and older. It’s top nutrition to help give your horses a shiny coat, full body condition and strong hooves without the added calories that can make easy keepers obese.

Feed Form: Pellets and Extruded Nuggets 

Recommended For: Adult horses, two-years and older.


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FEATURESBENEFITS
Purina® Amplify® NuggetThe 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.  
High FatHigh levels of vegetable oils for strong body condition and shiny coat.
Incredibly PalatableProprietary flavor enhancer for top palatability.
High Quality ProteinsProprietary amino acids (building blocks of proteins) that support strong muscle growth, shiny coat and healthy hooves.
Controlled Sugars & StarchMultiple Sources of Energy—promotes a more level temperament and may help minimize or avoid digestive disturbances in horses on higher grain diets  
Beet PulpLow soluble carbohydrates (approximately 18% total sugars and starch) - may help reduce the risk of adverse health effects caused by the management error of overfeeding
Nutritionally BalancedProvides 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.
Highly Digestible IngredientsProvides essential nutrients that support proper digestion.
Consistently Fresh, Quality Natural IngredientsSuperior, consistent, natural nutrition.
Hay or PastureFormulated with digestible fiber sources including beet pulp to support digestive health and partially replace forage in the diet if needed to extend your hay or pasture.
FeedGuard® 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 professional demand every day.


CRUDE PROTEINMIN12.50%
LYSINEMIN0.90%
CRUDE FATMIN8.00%
CRUDE FIBERMAX18.00%
CALCIUM (CA) MIN1.10%
CALCIUM (CA)MAX1.30%
PHOSPHORUS (P) MIN0.60%PPM
COPPER (CU)MIN80PPM
SELENIUM (SE) MIN0.60PPM
ZINC (ZN)MIN280PPM
VITAMIN AMIN3000IU/LB
VITAMIN EMIN125IU/LB

Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed supports the health and well-being of adult horses aged 2 years and older. Start with the amounts given for the weight and lifestyle of the horse. After observing the horse for a period of time, the amount fed may be increased or decreased by 10% to obtain the desired body condition and weight.

 - WEIGHT OF HORSE IN POUNDS -
LIFESTYLE6008001,0001,2001,400
Minimum Hay or Equivalent Pasture* (lbs/day)7.009.5012.0014.5017.00
Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed (lbs/day)**     
Maintenance - Minimum Activity2.002.503.253.754.50
Maintenance - Average Activity2.753.504.255.005.75
Maintenance - Elevated Activity3.254.255.256.257.25
Light Work4.005.256.507.759.00
Moderate Work5.507.259.0010.7512.50
Early Gestation (first 250 days)2.753.754.505.506.25
Late Gestation (last 90 days)4.255.506.758.009.25
Breed Stallion4.756.257.759.5010.75
  
*This is the recommended minimum amount of hay to be fed. If feeding more hay, reduce the feeding rate of Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed by 1.0 lb for every
 additional 2.0 lbs of hay fed. EXAMPLE: Using the chart above, if feeding 14 lbs instead of 12 lbs of hay to a 1,000 lb elevated activity level horse, reduce
Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed offered by 1.0 lb from 5.25 to 4.25 lbs per day (2.0 lbs of additional hay divided by 2.0 lbs = 1.0 lb less of
Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed).


**Do not feed less than 0.3 lbs per 100 lbs of body weight per day. EXAMPLE: A 1,000 lb horse has ten 100 lb increments (1,000 divided by 100 = 10).
So for this horse, do not feed less than 3 lbs per day (10 x 0.3 = 3.0 lbs per day). If your horse gains too much weight at that minimum feeding rate,
then you should replace Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feed with Purina’s Nature’s Essentials® Enrich 12® or Enrich 32® Horse Supplement.


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
  • Feed along with at least 1-1.5% of horse’s body weight of good quality hay or the equivalent in pasture to make a complete ration
  • 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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