Farriers Formula

Farriers Formula

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Farrier's Formula addresses the need for 'feeding the hoof,' recognising that a horse will only perform at its best when its hooves are effectively managed. The original hoof care supplement since 1979, Farrier's Formula is the recommended remedy of United States farriers for 12 consecutive years, utilising 30 years of equine research and experience in one effective product. Horses' hooves require a broad spectrum of nutrients to maintain optimal condition and Farrier's Formula is specially blended to supply all the essential nutrients that are key to hoof growth, repair and maintenance. Enriched with Biotin, Farrier's Formula promotes the internal and external health of hooves in the most depleted of conditions. Safe to be fed to horses with laminitis.

Feeding Instructions

Adult Horses
Top dress or mix with regular feed. Use one measuring cup (170g, or 237 ml) of product per day for each 450 kg of body weight.

Body Weight

Daily Quantity

225 kg

1/2 Cup (85 gm) per day

450 kg

1 Cup (170 gm) per day

675 kg

1 1/2 Cups (255 gm) per day

900 kg

2 Cups (340 gm) per day


Adult Maintenance
After feeding for 6 to 8 months and problems have resolved, the above amounts may possibly be reduced by one half. If problems re-occur, resume feeding at the above levels.

Weanling to Adult
Feed the level corresponding to the predicted adult weight above.

Nursing Foals
Feed 1/4 measuring cup (43 g, or 60ml) per day.

Farrier's Formula® is doping free and can be safely fed to competition horses.

Ingredients


Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Soy Protein C oncentrate, Lecithin, Yeast Culture Dehydrated, DL-Methionine, Hydrated Sodium Calcium Aluminosilicate, Ascorbic Acid, Biotin, Soybean Oil, Zinc Oxide, Basic Copper Chloride, Cobalt Carbonate, Calcium Iodate

Guaranteed Analysis

 

Nutrient

Per 170 gm
(1 cup)
*

Starch, Carbohydrate, and Sugar

*Starch (see note below)

1.4 %

2.4 grams

*WSC (Water Soluble Carbohydrates)

3.5 %

6 grams

*NFC (Non-Fiber Carbohydrates)

16 %

27 grams

*ESC (Simple Sugars)

2.9 %

5 grams

Protein, Fat, Fiber and Ash

Crude Protein

21 %

35,700 mg

Crude Fat

7.3 %

12,400 mg

Crude Fibre

21 %

35,700 mg

Ash

11 %

18,700 mg

Amino Acids

Lysine (Min)

0.91 %

1,550 mg

DL-Methionine

3.2 %

5,440 mg

Cystine (Min)

0.24 %

400 mg

Glycine (Min)

0.81 %

1,380 mg

Proline (Min)

1.09 %

1,850 mg

Tyrosine (Min)

0.50 %

850 mg

Phenylalanine (Min)

1.03 %

1,750 mg

Phospholipids

Phosphatidylcholine

2 %

3,400 mg

Fatty Acids

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

0.5 %

850 mg

Minerals

Calcium (Min)

1.0 %

1,700 mg

Calcium (Max)

1.4 %

2,380 mg

**Iron

1,310 mg/kg

Poor Bioavailability

Phosphorus (Min)

0.56 %

950 mg

***Potassium

1.9 %

(see below) 3,200 mg

Sodium (Max)

0.15 %

255 mg

Zinc

1,470 mg/kg

250 mg

Copper

525 mg/kg

89 mg

Cobalt

11 mg/kg

1.9 mg

Iodine

7 mg/kg

1.2 mg

Vitamins

Ascorbic Acid (Vit C)

0.6 %

1,020 mg

Biotin

118 mg/kg

20 mg

Choline (Min)

5,000 mg/kg

850 mg

Inositol (Min)

4,471 mg/kg

760 mg

One measuring cup (237 ml) will deliver 170 gm of product.

*Farrier's Formula does not contain added sugar or molasses. The daily intake of starches, carbohydrates (WSC and NFC), and sugars from Farrier's Formula is very low, and is insignificant relative to the starch, sugar and carbohydrate intake in the total diet.
**The iron content in Farrier's Formula is derived from the pellet conditioner (hydrated sodium calcium aluminosilicate, natural clay) in the form of iron oxide. The intestinal absorption of iron from iron oxide is minimal; therefore Farrier's Formula provides a minimal and insignificant amount of absorbable iron. If iron supplementation is desirable another form of iron such as iron proteinates, or other bio-available sources of iron should be utilized.
***Farrier's Formula does not contain added potassium; however potassium is contained in minor concentrations with some of the ingredients such as alfalfa. Considering the small amount of product, the total level of potassium intake from Farrier's Formula relative to the intake in the total diet is not significant.