Purina® Race Ready®Horse Feed
Formulated for hardworking equine athletes.
Features & Benefits
Including Vitamin E to help exercising horses maintain muscle health and performance
Helps enhance energy metabolism for fast recovery
Supplies optimal levels of all nutrients required by the racehorse. No supplemental energy sources, oils, vitamins or minerals needed.
Designed to be fed with hay or pasture
With beet pulp allows you to feed less, reducing the risk of digestive upset while enhancing performance at all distances
With high molasses and oil content for optimal intake, satisfying even the pickiest eater in your stable
Multiple Energy Sources
With a precise blend of fat, fermentable fibers and soluble carbohydrates to support high performance
Purina® Amplify® High-Fat Nugget
A proprietary blend of vegetable oils, flax seed and rice bran for performance, shine & bloom
Vitamin & Mineral Fortification
Provides 100% of the required vitamins and minerals when fed as directed
Based on “Nutrient Requirements of Horses Sixth Revised Edition–2007” published by the National Research Council
||||Weight of Horse in Pounds|
||||Performance & Breeding – Amount to feed in lbs/day|
|Minimum Hay or Equivalent Pasture||4.25||5.75||7.0||8.25||9.75|
||||Race Ready® Horse Feed (lbs/day)*|
|Very Heavy Work||8.00||10.50||13.25||15.75||18.25|
*1 pound of feed = 1 quart of feed
- 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.
- Changes in the rate of feeding should not exceed 1 pound per day for each horse.