Care & Gain

Caring For Your Underweight Equine

Care & Gain is a high calorie feed suitable for those prone to laminitis. Care & Gain is ideal for poor doers who need to gain weight or those requiring higher energy levels, whilst keeping starch and sugar levels low.

Product detail

Care & Gain is suitable for…

  • Underweight horses and ponies prone to laminitis
  • Horses and ponies at rest to medium work
  • Horses and ponies requiring a low starch & sugar diet and high energy levels
  • Poor doers who need a high calorie feed
  • Horses and ponies struggling to chew due to worn or missing teeth
  • Horses and ponies with intolerances to barley, molasses, alfalfa and/or soya

Key features of Care & Gain…

  • Less than 10% combined starch & sugar
  • Suitable for those prone to laminitis
  • A high calorie feed with high oil and fibre to support weight gain
  • Contains magnesium carbonate and calcium carbonate to help buffer the acid contents of the stomach
  • Contains a probiotic, a blend of prebiotics and a postbiotic for healthy digestion
  • Highly Palatable – contains a blend of herbs including mint and fenugreek
  • Quick Soak – soaks in under 3 minutes!
  • Balanced with vitamins and minerals – no need to supplement*
  • Suitable for those horses and ponies with intolerances to barley, molasses, alfalfa and/ or soya

*when fed at the recommended levels for bodyweight and workload

 

Care & Gain is a high calorie feed suitable for those prone to laminitis. Care & Gain is ideal for poor doers who need to gain weight or those requiring higher energy levels, whilst keeping starch and sugar levels low.
Care & Gain contains high quality protein sources to support muscle maintenance in older horses and ponies, alongside elevated vitamins C and E to support the body’s immune system, antioxidant capacity and muscle function. Calories are provided from easily digestible fibre and oil sources, allowing controlled weight gain whilst supporting normal metabolic function.
Care & Gain is highly palatable containing mint, fenugreek, seaweed, dandelion and nettle to tempt even the fussiest of feeders-in fact during our trial 100% of participants licked their bowls clean! A probiotic, prebiotic and postbiotic are included to aid the fibre fermentation process and support a healthy digestive system.

Ingredients

Composition:
Oat Straw Pellets, Molasses Free Beet Pulp, Linseed Expeller, Field Beans (Fava), Pea Protein, Rapeseed Oil, Di-calcium Phosphate, Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Mint, Fenugreek, Yeast, Mannan-oligosaccharides, Seaweed, Fructo-oligosaccharides, Nettle, Dandelion

Additives per kg:
Vitamin A (3a672a): 10k iu; Vitamin D3 (3a671) 1.5k iu; Vitamin E (3a700) 350mg; Vitamin C (3a312): 250mg

Zootechnical Additives: Gut Flora Stabilisers: Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCYC Sc47) 4b1702 1.25×10^10 CFU/kg

Nutritional information

Fibre
22.5%
Sugar
4.5%
Vitamin C
250mg/kg
Oil
4.5%
Protein
12.0%
Estimated DE
10.75 MJ/kg (DM)
Vitamin D
1.500 IU/kg
Starch
4.5%
Vitamin A
10,000 IU/kg
Vitamin E
350mg/kg

Feeding instructions

DO NOT FEED DRY – THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS UNMOLASSED SUGAR BEET AND MUST BE SOAKED FOR UP TO 3 MINUTES BEFORE FEEDING. Introduce a new feed gradually over 7 to 10 days building up to the amounts needed to maintain condition and energy levels (0.5 – 7.75kg depending on size, type, workload and condition). Place feed in a shallow bucket, add three as much water as feed, then stir. Quick soak Wait up to 3 minutes  IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ Be sure that the pellets have fully soaked and formed a soft mash, then simply feed

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