Dengie Meadow Grass

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A blend of Lincolnshire’s finest meadow grasses are dried, chopped and lightly dressed with rapeseed oil. Topped with a unique blend of herbs including liquorice root, fennel, mint, chamomile and aniseed.

Key Features

  • High in fibre, highly digestible, ideal for feeding alongside a balancer or supplement to provide a high fibre diet
  • A very clean source of fibre and so ideal for feeding to competition horses and ponies – can be used as a hay replacer if required
  • Includes carefully selected herbs – liquorice root, ground fennel, chamomile, ainseed and mint to keep your horse happy and healthy
  • The inclusion of grass pellets provides interest and texture
  • Naturally sweet, ideal for tempting fussy feeders
  • Free from artificial flavours, preservatives, molasses and straw

How To Get The Most Out Of Feeding Meadow Grass with Herbs

Dengie Meadow Grass with Herbs is a straight feed and although it contains natural nutrients it does not provide a balanced diet. We would recommend using a broad spectrum vitamin and mineral supplement such as Dengie Leisure or Performance Vits & Mins or alternatively a feed balancer such as Dengie Performance+ Balancer or Leisure Balancer to supply everything your horse or pony needs.

How much to feed?

Horse or Pony Size Guide (hh) Approx Weight (kg) Resting or light Work Bucket feed (kg/day) Resting or light Work Partial hay replacement (kg/day)
Small Pony (eg: Shetland, Welsh A) 9–12.2 200 0.5 - 1.0 up to 2
Medium Pony (eg: Exmoor, New Forest) 12.2 – 13.2 300 0.5 – 1.5 up to 3
Large Pony (eg: Connemara, Welsh D) 13.2 – 14.2 400 1.0 – 2.0 up to 4
Small Horse (eg: Arab, small TB) 14.2 – 15.2 450 1.0 – 2.0 up to 4.5
Medium Horse (eg: TB, ID cross) 15.2 – 16.2 550 1.5 – 2.5 up to 5.5
Large Horse (eg: Warmblood) Over 16.2 650 1.5 – 2.5 up to 6.5

One large Stubbs scoop = approximately 300g

How Hard Are You Working Your Horse?

The amount and kind of work your horse or pony is doing is an important factor when calculating the quantity and type of feed to give. Try to use a fibre based diet to promote a healthy digestive system and only use cereal based feeds if absolutely necessary.

Work load Example
Convalescence/Resting Horses on box rest, or turned away.
Light work Maximum of 1 hour per day hacking, mostly at walk with some trotting and cantering, or 30 minutes of schooling, mostly at the trot with some canter.
Medium work Schooling, dressage, show-jumping, novice or intermediate 1 day eventing or hunting 1 day per week.
Hard Work Advanced one day events. 3 day events, hunting 2 days per week, polo and all forms of racing.