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Weight gain for older horses

19 October 2021

Autumn is with us, even if it is a bit uncertain! Horses are now well into their winter coats, the grass is going off and whilst this is a good time to let the weather take weight off our fatties, some horses are not fatties and need extra feed now to ensure they are able to go through winter without getting positively poor.

Older horses, thin skinned ones and growing youngsters all need extra feed to keep weight on through winter.

  • HayCare is the perfect hay replacer for older horses who can no longer manage to chew enough hay, sufficiently well.
  • Blue Bag Grass Pellets are ideal addition to replace the grazing that is no longer available.
  • Red Bag Grass Pellets are the highest in calories for a serious punch!
  • Lucie Nuts and Organic Lucie Pellets are a good source of protein and calcium for growing and breeding stock and those needing to put on muscle.
  • Naturally low in sugar and starch. TopGain is a high protein, high oil, high calorie top-up feed ideal to help put weight on horses effectively.

There's a lot in our range to choose from, so if you would like specific suggestions for your horse, contact our Feed Line on 01728 604008 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) or Request a Feed Plan.

Featured Products

Premium 6mm high fibre grass pellets, providing all the benefits of summer grass, all year round.


Premium high fibre quick-soaking Timothy grass for horses and ponies unable to eat hay.


Premium 12mm lucerne nuts, naturally high in calcium & protein to support muscles & bones.


Premium 6mm organic lucerne pellets, naturally high in calcium & protein to support muscles & bones.


Premium 6mm high protein grass pellets, providing all the benefits of spring grass.


A blend of highly nutritious, natural ingredients for a convenient, nutrient rich, top up feed.


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