Contender-« is a nutrient-dense, pelleted grain ration designed for young, growing foals, lactating mares, and performance horses. Contender-« provides a high level of nutrients, including added lysine, for horses with increased nutritional requirements. Contains yeast culture.Features and Benefits
Pelleted Form - Pelleting improves the digestibility and nutrient utilization of grains in the horses' sensitive digestive tract, while providing balanced nutrition in every bite.
Added Amino Acids with Guaranteed Lysine - Helps ensure quality protein is available for proper growth and development of muscle tissue.
Guaranteed Levels of Calcium and Phosphorus - Helps ensure proper calcium to phosphorus ratio for bone growth and development in foals and for milk composition in lactating mares.
Chelated Zinc, Copper and Manganese, Plus BioAvailable Selenium - The greater mineral absorption and utilization helps meet the increased needs for bone, muscle and tissue strength in growing horses. Proper mineral nutrition can help guard against developmental orthopedic diseases in foals through direct consumption or indirectly through mareGÇÖs milk.
Vitamins A, D and E - Provides a supplemental source to guard against deficiencies and maintain optimal health and metabolism. A high level of vitamin E minimizes the effects of stress on the rapidly growing foal and performance horse.
B-Complex Vitamins (including Biotin) - Actively involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and protein into usable energy for growth and lactation. Added B vitamins support healthy growth of skin, hair and hooves.
Yeast Culture - Sustains a healthy microbial fermentation in the horse cecum and colon, supporting efficient nutrient digestibility and subsequent mare milk composition, foal growth, and horse performance.