Dengie- Hi-Fi Senior - Feeds2U

Dengie- Hi-Fi Senior

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An easy to chew, highly digestible fibre feed suitable for all horses and ponies, particularly those with poor teeth.

Key Features

  • Hi-Fi Senior is a blend of soft grass and nutrient rich alfalfa with a light molasses and oil coating
  • Highly digestible fibre for optimal digestive health
  • Hi-Fi Senior can be used as a hay replacer for performance horses, those with respiratory problems or horses who can no longer chew the longer length of hay or haylage
  • The short chop and soft grass make it easier to chew. Soaked Alfa-Beet can be added for extra calories and weight gain
  • If using as a hay replacer, simply replace the weight of hay with the same weight of Hi-Fi Senior or feed ad-lib
  • With an energy level comparable to very good quality hay, Hi-Fi Senior can improve the feed value of the ration, helping poor do-ers to gain weight

How To Get The Most Out Of Feeding With Dengie Hi-Fi Senior

Hi-Fi Senior is ideal as a partial or complete hay replacer for horses that find chewing hay difficult. With an energy level comparable to very good quality hay, Hi-Fi Senior can improve the feed value of the ration, helping elderly animals to gain weight. Feed Hi-Fi Senior in large tub trugs when using as a hay replacer.

Respiratory Care

The alfalfa and grasses in Hi-Fi Senior are dried at a very high temperature which reduces mould. Efficient extraction processes ensure Hi-Fi Senior has a low dust content making it ideal for promoting respiratory health.

How much to feed?

Horse or Pony Size Guide (hh) Approx Weight (kg) Resting or light Work Bucket feed (kg/day) Resting or light Work Partial/complete hay replacement (kg/day)
Small Pony (eg: Shetland, Welsh A) 9–12.2 200 0.5 - 1.0 up to 5
Medium Pony (eg: Exmoor, New Forest) 12.2 – 13.2 300 0.5 – 1.5 up to 7.5
Large Pony (eg: Connemara, Welsh D) 13.2 – 14.2 400 1.0 – 2.0 up to 10
Small Horse (eg: Arab, small TB) 14.2 – 15.2 450 1.0 – 2.0 up to 11
Medium Horse (eg: TB, ID cross) 15.2 – 16.2 550 1.5 – 2.5 up to 14
Large Horse (eg: Warmblood) Over 16.2 650 1.5 – 2.5 up to 16

One large Stubbs scoop = 300g

How Hard Are You Working Your Horse?

The amount and kind of work your horse or pony is doing is an important factor when calculating the quantity and type of feed to give.

Work load Example
Convalescence/Resting Horses on box rest, or turned away.
Light work Maximum of 1 hour per day hacking, mostly at walk with some trotting and cantering, or 30 minutes of schooling, mostly at the trot with some canter.
Medium work Schooling, dressage, show-jumping, novice or intermediate 1 day eventing or hunting 1 day per week.
Hard Work Advanced one day events. 3 day events, hunting 2 days per week, polo and all forms of racing.

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