Economix Active®

Steam extruded complete feed for active sport horses & ponies.

Economix Active®

Tried and trusted over many years, Mitavite® Economix Active® provides safe, cost effective nutrition for competition and show horses, working stock horses, pleasure horses and ponies and spellers in need of conditioning. Steam extruded to unlock the full nutritional value of its ingredients, Economix Active® is fortified with oils rich in Omega 3 to provide cool sustained energy.

 

Unique Features of Economix Active
• Fully steam extruded complete feed
• Nutritionally balanced to support active horses
• Barley based to support performance, weight gain and condition
• Highly palatable for even the fussiest eaters


Choose Economix Active when
• Your horse or pony is in regular work or competition
• You need to improve your horses condition or topline
• You want a complete feed that provides a good balance of protein, energy plus essential vitamins and minerals

 

Available in 20kg bags and bulka bags.

Ingredients

Pressure cooked and fully steam extruded barley, vegetable protein, molasses, vegetable oils (including Omega 3 and Omega 9 oils), salts, heat stable vitamins and chelated mineral proteinates

Daily Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide
Maintenance
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Economix® Active™kg1.5 - 1 .751.75 - 22.25 - 2.52.5 - 3
Lucerne chaff or haykg1 - 1.251.5 - 1.752 - 2.252 - 2.5
Cereal or pasture*kg3.25 +4.5 +5 +7 +
Pleasure Riding
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Economix® Active™kg1.75 - 22 - 2.53 - 3.253.5 - 4
Lucerne chaff or haykg1 - 1.51.5 - 1.752 - 2.52.5 - 3
Cereal or pasture*kg3.25 +4.5 +5 +6 +
Light Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Economix® Active™kg2 - 2.52.5 - 33.5 - 44 - 4.5
Lucerne chaff or haykg1.5 - 22 - 2.52.5 - 33 - 3.5
Cereal or pasture*kg3.25 +4.5 +5.5 +6.5 +
Medium Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Economix® Active™kg2.5 - 33 - 3.54 - 4.55 - 5.5
Lucerne chaff or haykg2 - 2.52.5 - 33 - 3.53.5 - 4
Cereal or pasture*kg3.25 +4.5 +5.5 +6.5 +

Roughage (hay, chaff, pasture etc) should be fed at 1-1.5% of bodyweight. Amounts above are a guide. Total daily feed (concentrate + roughage) should be 2-3% of bodyweight depending on age, workload & climate. Refer to the exercise calculator to determine classification of workload. *Oaten or wheaten chaff or hay or pasture. *Oaten or wheaten chaff or hay or pasture. The feeding guides are for temperate climates. In tropical climates increase the amount of Economix Active®.

Nutritional Content

ANALYSIS (as fed)
ENERGY DE (MJ/KG)12
PROTEIN %14
OIL %8
FIBRE %8
NUTRIENT LEVELS in 1kg
Calcium12g
Phosphorous7g
Magnesium4.9g
Potassium11g
Sodium6.8g
Chloride12g
Manganese180mg
Iron160mg
Copper58mg
Iodine0.9mg
Zinc150mg
Selenium0.3mg
Molybdenum0.8mg
Vitamin A8720iu
Vitamin D1000iu
Vitamin E130iu
Niacin86mg
Thiamin12mg
Vitamin B22mg
Pantothenate13mg
Vitamin B68mg
Folate0.95mg
Biotin290ug
Choline1g

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