EasiKeeper

$45.00$64.00

GRAIN FREE + LOW SUGAR BALANCER

Vitamin & Mineral Balancer for
Horses Prone to Laminitis

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Why EasiKeeper®?

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Very low feeding rate makes it ideal for easy keepers and equine metabolic syndrome horses and ponies where weight control is critical.

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Set recipe formulation to give you the same premium quality protein and essential amino acids in every bag to support hoof repair and maintain muscle mass.

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Full hoof supplement dose of biotin, plus organic zinc and methionine for strong, healthy hooves.

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Organic chromium to assist with the correct regulation of glucose metabolism.

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High in natural vitamin E for superior antioxidant protection.

What’s In EasiKeeper®?

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EasiKeeper®

Additional information

Weight

5kg., 20kg

Nutritional Analysis

Nutrition Information

per 1kg

Major Nutrients

Digestible Energy 10.6MJ

Crude Protein 18.0%

Crude Fibre 27.5%

Oil4.2%

Salt 1.0%

Essential Amino Acids

Lysine 10.3g

Methionine 6.2g

Threonine 6.8g

Sugars and Starch

Ethanol Soluble Carbohydrate (ESC)6.0%

Water Soluble Carbohydrate (WSC)6.7%

Starch 1.1%

Non-structural Carbohydrate (NSC)7.8%

Macro Minerals

Calcium 28.2g

Phosphorous 16.5g

Sodium 4.3g

Chloride 8.7g

Magnesium 10.4g

Potassium 8.8g

Trace Minerals

Copper 307mg

Zinc 925mg

Selenium 3.3mg

Manganese 349mg

Iodine 6.5mg

Iron*192mg

Cobalt 1.5mg

Chromium 10.0mg

Vitamins

Vitamin A 69500IU

Vitamin E 3500IU

Vitamin D 7200IU

Vitamin K 35.1mg

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)91.8mg

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)73.6mg

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)235mg

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)93.8mg

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)23.7mg

Folic Acid 21.9mg

Biotin 40.6mg

Vitamin B12 211µg

* The iron present is naturally occuring in the ingredients used. EasiKeeper contains no added iron.

Feeding Rates

  Grams/100kg of Bodyweight per day EXAMPLE: amount/day for a 500kg horse
Horses & Ponies on Calorie Restricted Diets 100 500g
Laminitis Recovery 100 500g
Spelling Horses 75 375g
Light Exercise 80 400g
Moderate Exercise 90 450g
Intense Exercise 100 500g
Pregnant & Lactating Mares 100 500g
Breeding Stallions 100 500g
Weanlings, Yearlings & 2YO’s** 100 500g

**Use your horse’s expected mature bodyweight to calculate the correct dose. For example a weanling that will mature at 500 kg should receive 5 x 200 g = 1000 g/day.

Light Exercise: Up to 60 mins walking, or 30 mins walking, trotting and cantering.

Moderate Exercise: Up to 120 mins walking and trotting, or 30-60 mins trotting, cantering and some galloping.

Intense Exercise: 30-60 mins intense skill work, short duration galloping, racing and endurance.

For the Best Results

  • Introduce into a horse’s ration gradually over 2 weeks.

  • Feed in conjunction with appropriate low starch, low sugar forage (pasture, hay and/or chaff).

  • Make clean, fresh water and salt available at all times.

  • Adjust the amount fed so it is appropriate for a horse’s current activity and bodyweight.

  • Divide feeds into two or more smaller meals if feeding more than 0.5 kg per 100 kg of bodyweight in ‘hard feed’ per day.

  • The feeding rates given here are based on the amount of balancer pellet needed to meet a horse’s vitamin and mineral requirements. If you feed below these feeding rates, vitamin and mineral deficiencies will appear in the diet and may affect health and limit growth and sound development, reproduction, performance or recovery. It is best to feed this balancer pellet at the recommended amounts.

  • If you are feeding this balancer pellet in conjunction with one of the Pryde’s EasiFeed range of complete feeds the amount fed may be reduced. See the ‘Keep It Balanced’ information on the back of your feed bag for adjusted feeding rates.

Did You Know?

Most cases of laminitis are due to insulin resistance. The key to reducing the risk of laminitis is to keep blood glucose and insulin levels as low as possible. This is achieved by feeding grain free, low sugar, low starch diets.