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Special Care

SafeChoice® Special Care is a controlled low starch formula for easy keepers, metabolic concerns, ponies and miniature horses that is nutritionally balanced with only 10% NSC, no added corn, corn co-products or molasses, Chromium to support metabolic issues, Topline Balance® to support topline health and muscle, Nutri-Bloom Advantage® for easier nutrient absorption, and Digestive Shield™ for complete gut and immune health. You can trust SafeChoice Special Care to provide whole horse nutrition, even to your metabolic horses.

14.0% Crude Protein
21.0% Max Crude Fiber
7.0% Crude Fat
  • Guaranteed Analysis

    Nutrient Level
    Crude Protein, minimum 14.0%
    Lysine, minimum 0.85%
    Methionine, minimum 0.35%
    Threonine, minimum 0.55%
    Crude Fat, minimum 7.0%
    Crude Fiber, maximum 21.0%
    ADF, maximum 25.0%
    NDF, maximum 40.0%
    Dietary Starch*, maximum 7.0%
    Sugar*, maximum 3.0%
    Calcium, minimum 0.9%
    Calcium, maximum 1.2%
    Phosphorus, minimum 0.7%
    Copper, minimum 50 ppm
    Selenium, minimum 0.6 ppm
    Zinc, minimum 160 ppm
    Chromium, minimum 0.5 ppm
    Vitamin A, minimum 3,000 IU/lb
    Vitamin D, minimum 350 IU/lb
    Vitamin E, minimum 225 IU/lb
    Biotin, minimum 0.45 mg/lb
    Lactobacillus acidophilus, minimum 5.1 MIL CFU/LB
    Lactobacillus casei, minimum 5.1 MIL CFU/LB
    Bifidobacterium thermophilum, minimum 5.1 MIL CFU/LB
    Enterococcus Faecium, minimum 5.1 MIL CFU/LB
    Bacillus subtilis*, minimum 740.9 MIL CFU/LB
    *Total Microbial Count 761.3 MIL CFU/LB

    *NSC (Non-structural Carbohydrates) = Dietary Starch + Sugar

  • Feeding Instructions
    • Life Stage Activity Level Lbs Feed per 100 lbs bodyweight
    • Maintenance Horses Maintenance 0.25 - 0.5
    • Performance Horses Light exercise 0.5 - 0.75
    • Performance Horses Moderate exercise 0.75 - 1
    • Performance Horses Heavy exercise 1 - 1.5
    • Broodmares & Foals First two trimesters of gestation 0.5 - 0.75
    • Broodmares & Foals Last trimester of gestation 0.5 - 0.75
    • Broodmares & Foals Early lactation (foaling to 3 months) 1 - 1.5
    • Broodmares & Foals Late lactation (3 months to weaning) 0.75 - 1
    • Broodmares & Foals Foals -
    • Broodmares & Foals Weanlings 1.5 - 2.0
    • Broodmares & Foals Yearlings 0.75 - 1.5

Our Solution

  • Digestive Shield icon

    Digestive Shield™

    Digestive Shield™ supports your horse’s gut and immune health with our precise blend of controlled starch, pre + pro + postbiotics, and calcite

  • Nutrena Topline Balance Technology Icon

    Topline Balance®

    Nutrena’s Topline Balance® includes a specific amino acid profile to help support healthy topline for proper muscling and core strength

  • Nutri-Bloom Technology icon

    Nutri-Bloom Advantage®

    Nutri-Bloom Advantage® for easier nutrient absorption and up to 15% more fiber digestion

  • Lowest Levels

    Lowest level of starch and sugar in the SafeChoice® lineup with only 10% NSC

  • No Corn

    No added corn, corn co-products or molasses

  • Added Chromium

    Added Chromium to help support horses with metabolic issues

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SafeChoice Special Care

Controlled starch formula for easy keepers, metabolic concerns, ponies and miniature horses

See What’s New with SafeChoice

SafeChoice® feed still contains quality ingredients, organic trace minerals, controlled starch and sugar levels, Topline Balance® with guaranteed amino acids, quality fat sources and probiotics – but we’re making it even better with Digestive Shield™ and Nutri-Bloom Advantage®.

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