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what kind of grain do you use for your h/j?

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  • what kind of grain do you use for your h/j?

    currently i use triple crown complete and actually really like it but im just wondering what you all use. i just saw the ad on coth for this pennfield stuff and thought it looked really good. has anyone tried it? if not what do you use and why do you like it? thanx!

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    Triple Crown Senior. I want low NSC and high fat. I like how powder supps stick. It is a bear in the winter here though (freezes). Well worth the effort for me.
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    • #3
      Ultium......a bit pricey but well worth it.

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      • #4
        All of mine get Ultium. They are round and shiney!
        Happy Hour-TB
        Cowboy Casanova - Brandenburg

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        • #5
          Bartlett Milling Senior but with some extras; The whole barn of AA hunters/jumpers are on it and look fabulous!
          "ronnie was the gifted one, victor was the brilliant intellect, and i [GM], well, i am the plodder."

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          • #6
            Mine is on Strategy, and she's finally cooled down, so it seems to be the right balance for her. Keeps weight wonderfully and has a nice shiny coat.
            "Beware the hobby that eats."
            Benjamin Franklin

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            • #7
              triple crown complete.

              I looked into the Pennfield feeds but decided that the Triple Crown Complete had everything my guy needed.

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              • #8
                TC Senior, it keeps my 23 year old fat and happy
                There's coffee in that nebula.

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                • #9
                  My horse is on Strategy. Boarded horses are on Patriot and Patriot senior. Special needs horse gets Buckeye Wrangler. If it was up to me all would be on Cadence, but my horse refuses to eat it and boarding barn doesn't feed it.

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                  • #10
                    I use Pennfield Fibregized. I have a (soon to be) 15 year old TB that was tough to keep weight on. She gets 1 3qt scoop 2x a day and it plumped her right up. We upped her grain a little bit for the winter time and she seems to be holding steady. I did find it made her a little hot though... nothing unmanageable but it did give her more energy.

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                    • #11
                      Oats, Beet Pulp or Alfalfa cubes, and a vitamin-mineral supplement, because all of our horses are too fat to get the recommended amount of feed (and thus meet their daily nutritional needs). I've noticed they are much shinier now, and even the super picky eaters like the oats.

                      Plus, we get so many coming off the track that it's easier than trying to switch them over and having a bunch of different bins for the different kinds of feeds. This way, no matter who's feeding, it's done right and there's no way to mix up and give the wrong feeds or amounts.

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                      • #12
                        6 lbs LMF Gold
                        2 lbs orchardgrass pellets
                        2 lbs rice bran

                        Split into two feedings in winter, three in summer.

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                        • #13
                          Honestly, no grain. Its makes my horses too high.

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                          • #14
                            Where I work, we feed Purina Omolene 200. All the horses looks fabulous and will have super nice coats again once we shine them up again from being clipped.

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                            • #15
                              TC Senior. My jumper was on Pennfield granola at a former barn and did very well on it, and at the next barn he was on Ultium. I LOVED the Ultium because it put really good weight on him, but it also made him a little high, so we went to the TC. Great stuff.
                              You can take a line and say it isn't straight- but that won't change its shape. Jets to Brazil

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                              • #16
                                Triple Crown Complete
                                HorsePower! www.tcgequine.blogspot.com

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                                • #17
                                  My whole barn is on Pennfield Fibergized Omega. They stay very fat and shiny, it is high fat and fiber beet pulp based feed.

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                                  • #18
                                    McCauley's WB-100 for the TB, M-30 for the easy keepers.

                                    I like it for a bunch of different reasons: my horses look great on it, it comes in "cubes" rather than pellets, and it's made in a mill that ONLY does horse feed, so there is no chance of contamination with monensin or any other medicated livestock feed.
                                    Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.

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                                    • #19
                                      seminole herbal mix, it smells like mint!!

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Sing Mia Song View Post
                                        McCauley's WB-100 for the TB, M-30 for the easy keepers.

                                        I like it for a bunch of different reasons: my horses look great on it, it comes in "cubes" rather than pellets, and it's made in a mill that ONLY does horse feed, so there is no chance of contamination with monensin or any other medicated livestock feed.
                                        Same Here! WB100 for the OTTB, M30 for the retired Appy.
                                        Cindy

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