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Assett® Textured Feed

Complete feed for young growing horses

Suitable for horses from 6 months of age.

NRM Assett is a well balanced, palatable, highly nutritious feed intended for weanlings and yearlings. It is designed to achieve optimum growth rates and top condition in young horses for ongoing peak performance. Containing steam flaked grains for increased digestibility and a full vitamin and mineral profile to ensure all nutrient needs are met.

Key Benefits and Features

  • Palatable blend of steam flaked grains and digestible fibre to support steady growth rates.
  • Contains high quality protein to provide essential amino acids vital for sound growth and development.
  • Fortified with all the vitamins and minerals required for young horses including natural vitamin E, which has superior bioavailability compared to synthetic sources.
  • Highly palatable – ideal for fussy eaters.
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Typical analysis (approximate on an as fed basis)

Crude Protein13%
Fat5%
Fibre (NDF)20%
Moisture13%
Digestible Energy12.5MJ/kg

Feeding rates

GROWTH STAGEHORSE WEIGHTFEEDING RATE (KG/D)
Weanlings 6 to 12 months of age200-350kg2-4kg
Yearlings 12 to 18 months of age350-450kg3-5kg

Suitable alternatives for NRM Assett include NRM Evolve or NRM Prepare.

Nutrient Composition per 1kg of NRM Assett (on an as fed basis)

Crude Protein 130g
Lysine5g
Methionine2g
Calcium8g
Phosphorus5g
Magnesium2g
Sodium4g
Potassium10g
Chloride8g
Zinc100mg
Copper40mg
Selenium0.6mg
Manganese85mg
Iron140mg
Iodine1mg
Cobalt0.3mg
Vit A9,000IU
Vit E120IU
Vit D1,000IU
Vit K0.35mg
Vit B1 (Thiamine)5mg
Vit B2 (Riboflavin)8mg
Vit B3 (Niacin)20mg
Vit B5 (Pantothenic acid)9mg
Vit B6 (Pyridoxine)2.5mg
Vit B7 (Biotin)10mcg
Vit B9 (Folic acid)2mg

Feeding Recommendation

NRM Assett® can be fed alone or combined with a suitable fibre source. The above recommendations are for horses with a mature body weight of 500kg. Adjust intake according to needs based on breed, body weight, body condition, growth rate and available forage. Always provide at least 1.5% of the horse’s body weight in good quality forage (pasture, hay, chaff, fibre products) per day. Always allow free access to fresh, clean water.

Ingredients selected from

Steam flaked barley, steam flaked maize, oats, grain co-products, vegetable protein meal, molasses, lucerne chaff, vegetable oil, KER vitamin and mineral pre-mix, amino acids, minerals and salts, mould inhibitor, apple flavour.

Storage

Please ensure product is stored in a cool, dry and vermin free environment.

Caution: Do not feed to any animal species other than those stipulated on the label.

NRM and Kentucky Equine Research

Kentucky Equine Research (KER) works closely with an international network of horse feed manufacturers dedicated to the advancement of equine nutrition and exercise physiology to produce healthier, more athletic horses. Using advice from KER, NRM feeds are formulated to incorporate the very latest advances in equine nutrition. The combination of NRM’s long-standing role as a leader in the New Zealand feed industry and KER’s technical expertise in the field of equine nutrition makes NRM feeds some of the most scientifically advanced available in the local market.

NRM Stud and Breeding Horse Feed Range

A range of feeds providing essential ingredients for your horse’s well-being.

Developed in partnership with Kentucky Equine Research (KER) and proudly manufactured in New Zealand, NRM feeds are unique blends of nutrients and quality products to optimise the health and performance of your horse.

There is an NRM feed to match the diverse needs of horses through every stage or activity level of their life. It is important to carefully monitor energy levels to ensure that under or over feeding does not occur.