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Why the RED MILLS Nutrition Care Package ?

The modern equine faces many challenges from the physical and mental demands of training, to the environment and in today’s world the restrictions on competition and travel and changes to the their normal routine.

Key body systems, including the digestive, musculoskeletal and immune systems, are tested daily and as horse owners we want to be sure we are doing the best for our animals. Using our research and product development we have created a range of feeds known as The Care Range. They  are formulated to provide optimal nutritional support in a low starch, high fibre format. They available with two levels of protein – 10% (which is oat-free) or 14% (containing oats) as well as two Balancers, Performa Care and GROCARE 

Why the RED MILLS Care package?

The modern-day horse faces many challenges – the physical and mental stresses of training, frequent travel and competitions and the tremendous demands of the breeding season. Key body systems including the digestive system, musculoskeletal system and immune systems are tested daily. With this in mind, our expert nutrition team have developed the RED MILLS Care package for a scientifically advanced range of feeds, that have been specifically formulated to provide the horse with optimum nutritional support.

STOMACH CARE

A variety of factors place the performance horse at risk of gastric ulceration, caused by gastric acid erosion of the epithelial lining of the stomach wall. The RED MILLS Care package has been specifically designed to help support and maintain normal stomach health. All RED MILLS Care products are low in starch and contain a slow releasing, natural gastric buffer to help to buffer excess acid thereby helping to maintain a healthy

MUSCLE CARE

Precise nutritional care is needed to support muscle development, growth and post-exercise recovery. The RED MILLS Care package is formulated to provide high quality protein, rich in essential amino acids. A comprehensive, unique antioxidant package combining Vitamin E, organic Selenium and Vitamin C is also included to effectively support cellular function and muscle recovery.

HINDGUT CARE

Maintaining a healthy and efficient hindgut in high performing competition and stud horses can be challenging. The RED MILLS Care package includes fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS), and live yeast, all of which help to promote a healthy hindgut environment.

SKELETAL CARE

Skeletal problems and bone injuries are a common concern in youngstock and performance horses. The RED MILLS Care package has been formulated to help promote bone strength and correct limb development by providing quality protein, vitamins A, D and K, plus essential micronutrients such as elements calcium and phosphorus. Chelated copper and zinc are also included for for improved availability. All the feeds in the RED MILLS Care range have also been designed to provide controlled levels of starch to help reduce excessive glycaemic response after feeding.

HOOF CARE

Horse hoof health is determined by several factors including genetics, environment, and nutrition. The RED MILLS Care package contains elevated levels of biotin to help support improved hoof quality, plus quality protein, a source of sulphur-containing amino acids, chelated zinc and copper all of which play important roles in maintaining hoof health.

HORSE CARE 10 CUBES

A low starch, high fibre, oat-free cube with added RED MILLS Nutrition Care package

IDEAL FOR:

  • – Horses requiring a low starch or specialised feeding programme without oats
  • – Horses that are easily stressed or temperamental
  • – Horses requiring additional body condition
  • – Horses in light to moderate work
  • – Supporting muscle function
  • – Supporting immune, gastric and hindgut function

HORSE CARE 14 CUBES

A low starch, high fibre cube containing oats, with added RED MILLS Nutrition Care package

IDEAL FOR:

  • – Horses requiring a low starch or specialised feeding programme with oats
  • – Horses in moderate to hard work
  • – Mares, stallions and youngstock requiring a low starch or specialised diet
  • – Horses requiring additional body condition
  • – Supporting immune, gastric and hindgut function
  • – Supporting muscle function

PERFORMA CARE BALANCER

A nutrient rich balancer, specifically formulated for the performance horse, with added RED MILLS Nutrition Care package

IDEAL FOR:

  • – Horses that travel and compete on a regular basis
  • – Horses requiring elevated nutrient intake
  • – Supporting muscle and topline development
  • – Topping-up a low concentrate diet to meet micronutrient requirements
  • – As a sole feed for horses on a forage only diet
  • – Horses requiring a low starch, cereal grain free or specialised feeding programme
  • – Horses prone to laminitis, insulin resistance or equine metabolic syndrome
  • – Supporting healthy bone, joint and hoof development
  • – Supporting gastro-intestinal health and immune function

GROCARE BALANCER

A nutrient rich balancer, specifically formulated for broodmares, stallions and youngstock, with added RED MILLS Nutrition Care package

IDEAL FOR:

  • – Supporting fertility, colostrum quality and milk production
  • – Mares, stallions and youngstock requiring an elevated nutrient intake
  • – Providing a calorie-controlled diet e.g. overtopped youngstock, horses with DODs, good-doers
  • – As a sole feed for horses on a forage only diet
  • – Feeding during stressful periods and sales preparation
  • – Horses requiring a low starch, cereal grain free feed
  • – Horses prone to laminitis or requiring a specialised feeding programme
  • – Supporting muscle and topline development
  • – Supporting healthy bone, joint and hoof development
  • – Supporting gastro-intestinal health and immune function

For more information or to talk to a member of our expert team call: +353 599 775 800

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