Hubbard Life

Senior

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Hubbard® Life Senior is a 13% protein feed that is formulated for the older or inactive horse that may have teeth or other health issues that prevents them from consuming adequate amounts of feed.  Added yeast improves digestibility and nutrient uptake. Highly digestible soluble fiber sources compensate for the reduce feed digestion in aging and stressed horses.

About the Product

  • Formulated to meet the nutrient needs of older horses that typically experience decreased digestive ability and reduced metabolic efficiency.
  • Highly digestible fiber sources, such as beet pulp and soy hulls, help maintain a healthy digestive function.
  • The addition of yeast culture increases digestibility of the total ration and promotes optimal fiber utilization.
  • Yeast culture also increases absorption and utilization of minerals.
  • High levels of Vitamin E, necessary to maintain a healthy immune system.
Suggested Feeding Program1
Hubbard Life Senior Horse Feed
Animal Class Hubbard Life Senior
(lb./100 body weight)
Pleasure Horses: 1.5 - 2.25 lb.
Performance & Show Horses:
  Maintenance
1.5 - 2.25 lb.
Broodmares:
  Open Mares
  Last 1/3 gestation
  Lactation

1.5 - 2.25 lb.
1.75 - 2.5 lb.
2.5 - 3.5 lb.
Stallions:
  Non-breeding
  Breeding

1.5 - 2.25 lb.
1.75 - 2.5 lb.

1 Adjust feeding rates to meet the needs of individual horses depending upon weight, age and activity. Adjustments of ± 10 percent are common. No additional forage is needed.

 

Benefits from Ingredients

Contains Chelated Trace Minerals
The addition of organic minerals is believed to be beneficial because of  the increased uptake of the  minerals across the gut wall.  Increased levels of the minerals zinc, copper, manganese and cobalt can help in many biological functions including the immune and reproductive systems.

Organic Selenium
Organic selenium and optimal levels of Vitamin E are added for cell protection in horses that are under the stress of showing, racing, lactating, growing or even low activity animals.

Protein
Hubbard Life Horse Feeds are formulated with select plant protein sources to provide balanced levels of   amino acids.  Some of the quality plant protein sources used in Hubbard Life Horse Feeds may include: soybean meal, sunflower meal, canola meal, alfalfa meal and linseed meal.

Energy
Hubbard Life Horse Feeds provide the digestible calories needed for growth and work through a blend of carbohydrates and fats.  The primary energy sources found in Hubbard Life Horse Feeds may include: oats, barley, corn and vegetable oil.

Minerals and Vitamins
Hubbard Life Horse Feeds are fortified with the proper levels of minerals and vitamins for optimal growth and development of the skeleton, muscle and overall health of your horse. Minerals and vitamins used in Hubbard Life Horse Feeds are selected for their high biological availability.

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Nutrient Analysis

Crude Protein, min % 13.0
Lysine, min % 0.9
Crude Fat, min % 5.0
Crude Fiber, max % 18.0
Calcium (Ca), min-max % 0.8-1.3
Phosphorus (P), min % 0.6
Magnesium (Mg), min % 0.2
Potassium (K), min % 0.9
Iron (Fe), min 30 ppm
Copper (Cu), min 30 ppm
Zinc (Zn), min 125 ppm
Iodine (I), min 0.5 ppm
Manganese (Mn), min 70 ppm
Selenium (Se), min 0.3 ppm
Vitamin A, min 3,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin D, min 300 IU/lb.
Vitamin E, min 100 IU/lb.
Biotin, min 0.05 mg/lb.

 

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Feeding Directions

Feed Hubbard Life Senior to horses that have problems consuming hay/pasture due to poor teeth, age or other health related problems. Feed at the rate of 2 to 2.5 pounds per 100 pounds body weight. Although no additional forage is needed, a source of good quality hay/pasture will help prevent the horse from becoming bored. Use the feeding chart at the bottom of the page as a guideline as to how much to feed.

Feeding Tips

  • Additional hay is not needed when feeding the recommended amount of Hubbard Life Senior. Hay can be offered to help prevent boredom.
  • Provide free choice access to salt and fresh water.
  • Level of intake will vary depending on level of activity, desired body condition, season and quantity and quality of available forage.
  • Although no additional hay feeding may be necessary, it is recommended that horses be provided with 0.5 to 1 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight. Provide fresh, clean water at all times.
  • Hubbard Life 30% Horse Supplement can be top-dressed on Hubbard Life Senior at the rate of 0.5 to 2 pounds per head per day.
  • Hubbard Life Senior is also formulated to be fed to the pleasure horse or performance horses. No additional feed stuffs are necessary.

Management Tips

  • Worm at least 4 times each year.
  • Trim horse’s feet frequently.
  • Keep your horse’s teeth floated.
  • A physical examination should be performed annually on all horses by your veterinarian.

 

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Warning

Hubbard Life Senior is formulated specifically for horses and is not intended for other species.

 

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Product Numbers

#34749—Hubbard® Life Senior (Pelleted)
#34750—Hubbard® Life Senior (Textured)

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