Hi-Fi SENIOR is ideal for veteran horses and ponies as it provides more digestible fibre. Formulated to be soft and easier to chew, Hi-Fi Senior contains a blend of alfalfa and grass. It can be used as a partial or complete hay replacer and is suitable for horses and ponies of any age.
Hi-Fi SENIOR is a blend of chopped alfalfa with grasses which have been high temperature dried to lock in the natural goodness and ensure the very best quality product. Alfalfa is an excellent natural source of antioxidants. Hi-Fi Senior is ideal as a hay replacer for older horses and ponies who can no longer chew the longer length of hay or haylage but can also be used for performance horses.
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. Why not purchase a Dengie Measuring Bucket from our on-line shop to help ensure you are feeding enough?
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.
|Horse or Pony||Size Guide (hh)||Approx Weight||Resting or light work|
|Bucket feed (kg/day)||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.
|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.|