Summit® Senior

Summit Senior

Summit® Senior is a 14% protein feed that is formulated for the older or inactive horse that may have teeth or other health issues that prevents them from consuming adequate amounts of feed.  Added yeast improves digestibility and nutrient uptake. Highly digestible soluble fiber sources compensate for the reduce feed digestion in aging and stressed horses.

About the Product

Why choose Summit Senior?

Summit Senior now features Total Replacement Technology®, which means that the minerals used in your horse’s feed are organic trace minerals. Easily absorbed and readily used, organic trace minerals ensure that your senior horse gets the most out of their feed with less, despite the challenges of aging. Summit Senior is also corn-free for lower carbohydrates, which may be appropriate for aging horses. Additionally, its high fiber content allows you to feed with or without additional forage to suit your horse’s needs.

Quality nutrition aids in improving skin, hair and hoof condition, too, so whether your senior horse is still hitting the show circuit or is simply enjoying retirement, Summit Senior will help keep them feeling and looking their best.

 

Benefits from Ingredients:

EASY TO CHEW: High-fiber formula requires no additional forage and is ideal for older horses

HIGHLY PALATABLE: Encourages optimal intake

BODY CONDITION: Balanced protein and fat levels support ideal weight in hard keepers

GASTRIC SUPPORT: Prebiotics promote enhanced gut health

IMMUNE HEALTH: This unique vitamin, amino acid and organic trace mineral blend offers increased immune support

Nutrient Analysis

Crude Protein, min % 14.0
Crude Fat, min % 7.0
Crude Fiber, max % 18.0
Calcium (Ca), min-max % 0.8-1.3
Phosphorus (P), min % 0.6
Copper (Cu), min 40 ppm
Zinc (Zn), min 80 ppm
Selenium (Se), min 0.3 ppm
Vitamin A, min 4,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin D, min 600 IU/lb.
Vitamin E, min 150 IU/lb.
Feeding Directions

Feed Summit Senior to horses that cannot eat hays/pastures due to poor teeth, age or other health-related problems.

Summit Senior is also an ideal ration for horses affected with a dust-sensitive condition, such as heaves.

A constant supply of clean, fresh water is necessary for optimum results.

 

Suggested Feeding Program

Feed according to the following chart along with good quality hay/pasture (1.0 - 2 lbs/100 lbs of body weight), free choice mineral and fresh, clean water. 

Please note: These amounts are suggestions and may be adjusted according to forage quality, body condition and environment. 

Activity Level 

Amount to Feed/Per Day

(1000 lb. Horse)

Maintenance 5.0-7.5 lbs.
Performance Light 6.0-8.0 lbs.
Performance Moderate 7.0-9.0 lbs.
Performance Heavy 8.0-10.0 lbs.
Complete feed - no hay option 14-16 lbs.

 

Feeding Tips

  • Provide free choice access to salt and fresh water.
  • Level of intake will vary depending on level of activity, desired body condition, season and quantity and quality of available forage.
  • Although no additional hay feeding may be necessary, it is recommended that horses be provided with 0.5 to 1 pounds of hay per 100 pounds of body weight. Provide fresh, clean water at all times.
  • Cool Command Balancer 30 can be top-dressed on Summit Senior at the rate of 0.5 to 2 pounds per head per day.
  • Summit Senior is also formulated to be fed to the pleasure horse or performance horses. No additional feed stuffs are necessary.

Management Tips

  • Worm at least 4 times each year.
  • Trim horse’s feet frequently.
  • Keep your horse’s teeth floated.
  • A physical examination should be performed annually on all horses by your veterinarian.
Caution

Summit Senior is formulated specifically for horses and is not intended for other species.

Product Number

#34749—Summit® Senior (Pelleted)
#34750—Summit® Senior (Textured)