Gumnuts®

Aged Care & Condition - The original & still the first choice for aged horses and ponies.

Gumnuts®

Mitavite® Gumnuts® is Australia’s original and most trusted feed especially formulated for aged horses and ponies. Highly nutritious, palatable and safe to feed, Gumnuts® provides a unique balance of vitamins and minerals specifically formulated to address the challenges of old age. Omega 3 oils, antioxidants and essential amino acids are provided in a highly digestible form. Gumnuts® reduces to a soft mash when water is added.

 

Unique Features of Mitavite Gumnuts

  • Fully steam extruded to maximise digestibility and nutrient utilization.
  • Nutrient dense to provide optimal nutrition for older horses and ponies.
  • Can be wetted down easily to a mash for beloved oldies with poor teeth.
  • Contains  Live Yeast to aid in the improvement of feed digestion.
  • Contains Bonafide®, Mitavite®'s exclusive Vitamin K supplement that supports bone density and good health.
  • No Added Soy & Molasses*

 

Choose Mitavite Gumnuts when

  • Your cherished old horse or pony is struggling to maintain muscle mass and topline
  • Your older horse has poor teeth and needs his feed softened to a mash
  • You need the support of a premium feed during the colder months or when pasture is limited
  • Digestive function is compromised by age
  • You are wanting to support bone density and good health with Bonafide®, Mitavite®’s exclusive vitamin K supplement.

 

 

 

 

Available in 20kg bags.

Ingredients

Canola meal, barley, Mitavite®'s vitamin and mineral premix (including heat stable vitamins and chelated mineral proteinates), canola oil, (including Omega 3 and Omega 9 Oils), mill mix, salt, lysine, methionine, Live Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and Quinaquanone® (the active constituent of Bonafide®).

 

*This product is manufactured on the same production line as other Mitavite® products and while not included in this formulation traces of soy and molasses may be present.  

Daily Feeding Guide

GUMNUTS FEEDING GUIDE
Maintenance
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Gumnuts®kg1.5 - 1.751.75 - 22.25 - 2.52.5 - 3
Lucerne hay or chaffkg1 - 1.251.5 - 1.752 - 2.252 - 2.5
Roughage*kg3.25 +4.5 +5 +7 +
Pleasure Riding
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Gumnuts®kg1.75 - 22 - 2.252.75 - 33.25 - 3.5
Lucerne hay or chaffkg1 - 1.251.5 - 1.752 - 2.252.25 - 2.5
Roughage*kg3 +4 +5 +6 +
Light Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Gumnuts®kg2 - 2.252.5 - 33 - 3.53.75 - 4.25
Lucerne hay or chaffkg1.25 - 1.52 - 2.252.5 - 33 - 3.5
Roughage*kg3 +4 +5 +6 +
Medium Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Gumnuts®kg2.5 - 2.752.75 - 3.253.5 - 44.25 - 4.75
Lucerne hay or chaffkg1.5 - 1.752.25 - 2.752.75 - 3.253.5 - 3.75
Roughage*kg3 +4 +5 +6 +
Regular Strenuous Work
Bodyweightkg300400500600
Gumnuts®kg3 - 3.253.75 - 4.254.5 - 55.5 - 6
Lucerne hay or chaffkg2 - 2.252.5 - 33 - 3.53.5 - 4
Roughage*kg3 +4 +5 +6 +
 
*Roughage (hay, chaff, oaten, cereal hay, meadow hay, pasture, Beet Pulp etc) should be fed at 1-1.5% of bodyweight. 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. Feeding rates intended as a guide only.  All variables should be taken into consideration.

Nutritional Content

ANALYSIS (As fed)
ENERGY DE (MJ/kg)12
PROTEIN %16
FAT %7
FIBRE %10
STARCH%18
WSC %**  7.2
**WSC (Simple sugars, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and fructans) 
  
NUTRIENT LEVELS in 1kg 
Calcium12g
Phosphorous10g
Magnesium5g
Potassium12g
Sodium5g
Chloride9g
Manganese195mg
Iron190mg
Copper80mg
Iodine1.32mg
Zinc200mg
Selenium0.8mg
Molybdenum1.2mg
Vitamin A12270iu
Vitamin D1480iu
Vitamin E260iu
Quinaquanone®1750ug
Niacin89mg
Thiamin18mg
Vitamin B26mg
Pantothenate20mg
Vitamin B610mg
Glycosaminoglycans2,500mg
Folate5mg
Biotin800ug
Choline1.7g
Lysine8.1g

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Unique Features of Mitavite Munga

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  • Economical with a low feeding rate.
  • Munga can be feed alone or added to a base ration to improve the nutritional integrity of the diet.
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  • It has high levels of Essential Amino Acids for muscle development, recovery and growth.
  • Contains Bonafide®, Mitavite®’s exclusive Vitamin K supplement that supports bone density and good health.
  • Added Magnesium for that calming effect.

 

Choose Mitavite Munga when

  • Your horse is in light, medium work or competition 
  • You want a concentrated source of protein, vitamins and minerals plus added Magnesium
  • You want to build topline and muscle for good health and presentation
  • Your horse needs a low feeding rate due to being overweight or may be prone to, or suffers from laminitis.
  • You are wanting to support bone density and good health with Bonafide®, Mitavite®’s exclusive Vitamin K supplement.