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Equis® Element

Controlled sugar and starch supplement

Life stage: All life stages

Features & benefits

  • Equis Element is a controlled carbohydrate feed for horses needing safer energy sources. Element is the smart option when managing special needs horses for total non structural carbohydrates in their diets.
  • Equis Element is convenient when feeding a wide range of nutritional needs due to its relatively low feeding rate and energy value. The dry, pelleted qualities of Element make this feed easy to store and manage.
  • Equis Element features SelPlex® from Alltech® as a natural selenium source in response to the low availability of this trace mineral in some forages.
  • Includes Alltech® BioMOS®, Diamond V Yeast Culture®, Nuwen Calsea Powder Advance at manufacturer’s recommended levels for your horse’s digestive wellness and immune balance through nutritional excellence.
  • Includes Zinpro®4-Plex EQ Performance Minerals®. Equis feeds contain complexed trace minerals including zinc, manganese , copper and cobalt. These minerals may only be required in small amounts each day, but they play a critical role in numerous metabolic functions that affect the health of the horse.
  • Nutritional information

    Wheat Middlings, Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles, Soybean Hulls, Plain Dried Beet Pulp, Suncured Alfalfa, Cane Molasses, Salt, Calcite, Calcium Carbonate, Hydrolyzed Yeast, Yeast Culture, Canola Oil, Zinc Methionine Complex, Manganese Methionine Complex, Copper Lysine Complex, Cobalt Glucoheptonate, Natural and Artificial Flavors Added, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine Hydrochloride, Ferrous Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, Basic Copper Chloride, Biotin, Mineral Oil, Choline Chloride, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Selenium Yeast, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Roughage Products, Rice Bran, Magnesium Carbonate, Propionic Acid, Acetic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Benzoic Acid, Silicon Dioxide.


    *Contains Alltech Bio-Mos®,Zinpro-4 Plex EQ, Nuwen Calsea Powder Advance; Protein, Fat and Fiber content may vary by region

    Guaranteed analysis
    Crude Protein minimum 17%
    Lysine minimum 0.7%
    Methionine minimum 0.3%
    Crude Fat minimum 5%
    Crude Fiber maximum 15%
    Calcium minimum 0.75%
    Calcium maximum 1.25%
    Phosphorus minimum 0.6%
    Copper minimum 95 ppm
    Selenium 0.5 ppm
    Zinc minimum 315 ppm
    Vitamin A minimum 6,000 IU/lb
    Vitamin D minimum 600 IU/lb
    Vitamin E minimum 80 IU/lb
    Biotin minimum 0.55 mg/lb
    Dietary Starch maximum 9.6%
    Sugar (ESC) maximum 6%

    Nonstructural carbohydrates (NSC): 17.5
    Digestible energy (DE): 1342 kcal/lb

  • Feeding instructions
    Activity Feeding recommendation as a percentage of body weight (%) Pounds of feed per 500 lbs of body weight (lb)
    Maintenance < 0.2 + Ultramin or Daily 35% *** 1
    Light work 0.4 - 0.6 2 - 3
    Maintenance work 0.6 - 0.8 3 - 4
    Intense work 0.8 - 1.0 4 - 5

    ***When feeding less than recommended feeding amount add Equis Ultramin or Equis Daily 35% Supplement to complete your horse’s vitamin and mineral requirement (see tags for further recommendations).

    • Feeding rates depend heavily on the quality of forage, activity level, age, breed, temperament and special needs of each horse.
    • Changes in feed type or rate should be made gradually.
    • Feeding a minimum of 1% of body weight in roughage is highly recommended.
    • Fresh, clean water should be available at all times.
    • Feed horses regularly, preferably two or more times daily.
    • Do not feed old, moldy, or insect-infested feeds as they may cause illness, abortions or death.
    • Store in a dry place.