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Prepare Textured Feed

Ideal for yearling sales preparation

Suitable for all young horses from 3 months of age.

NRM Prepare is a complete textured feed designed for the feeding of weanlings and yearlings for optimum growth. With the inclusion of premium steam flaked grains and oils to promote optimum skin and coat health, Prepare is ideal for yearling sales preparation.

Key Benefits and Features

  • Fortified to supply all the nutrients required for growth, pregnancy and lactation, including quality protein.
  • Contains natural Vitamin E, which has superior bioavailability compared to synthetic sources.
  • Contains yeast culture to increase nutrient availability and maximise hindgut function.
  • Correct calcium:phosphorus balance to support bone growth and development.
  • Added oil to enhance coat quality.
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Typical analysis (approximate on an as fed basis)

Crude Protein13%
Fibre (NDF) 15%
Digestible Energy 112.5MJ/kg

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

Crude Protein130g
Vit A10,000IU
Vit E 150IU
Vit D1,000IU
Vit K5mg
Vit B1 (Thiamine)6mg
Vit B2 (Riboflavin)11mg
Vit B3 (Niacin)25mg
Vit B5 (Pantothenic acid) 13mg
Vit B6 (Pyridoxine) 3mg
Vit B7 (Biotin)125mcg
Vit B9 (Folic acid) 3mg
Vit B12 (Cobalamin) 35mcg

Feeding rates

Creep fed foals 2 to 5 months of age100-200kg1-2kg
Weanlings 5 to 12 months of age200-350kg2-4kg
Yearlings 12 to 18 months of age350-450kg3-5kg
Yearlings – sales preparation350-500kg4-6kg
Mid to late pregnant mares500kg3-4kg
Lactating mares first 60 days500kg3-6kg
Lactating mares – late500kg2-4kg
Breeding stallion500kg2-5kg

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

Feeding Recommendation

NRM Prepare 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 oats, steam flaked barley, steam flaked maize, steam flaked peas, vegetable protein meal, grain and grain co-products, molasses, vegetable oil, minerals and salts, amino acids, KER vitamin and mineral pre-mix, yeast culture, mould inhibitor, apple flavour.


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 & 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.