Mitavite Gumnuts

Mitavite® Gumnuts® is Australia’s original and most trusted feed especially formulated for aged horses and ponies. Highly nutritious, palatable and safe to feed, Gumnuts® provides a unique balance of vitamins and minerals specifically formulated to address the challenges of old age. Omega 3 oils, antioxidants and essential amino acids are provided in a highly digestible form. Gumnuts® reduces to a soft mash when water is added.

 

Unique Features of Mitavite Gumnuts

  • Fully steam extruded to maximise digestibility and nutrient utilization
  • Nutrient dense to provide optimal nutrition for older horses and ponies
  • Contains Bonafide® to support bone density

 

Choose Mitavite Gumnuts when

  • Your cherished old horse or pony is struggling to maintain muscle mass and topline.
  • Your older horse has poor teeth and needs his feed softened to a mash
  • You horse needs the support of a premium feed during the colder months or when pasture is limited.
  • Digestive function is compromised

Ingredients

Pressure cooked and fully steam extruded grains(including barley), vegetable protein, vegetable oil, (including Omega 3 and Omega 9 Oils), salts, molasses, heat stable vitamins and chelated mineral proteinates and Quinaquanone (the active constituent of Bonafide).

Daily Feeding Guide

Daily Feeding Guide
Maintenance
Bodyweight kg 300 400 500 600
Gumnuts® kg 1.5 – 1.75 1.75 – 2 2.25 – 2.5 2.5 – 3
Lucerne chaff or hay kg 1 – 1.25 1.5 – 1.75 2 – 2.25 2 – 2.5
Cereal or pasture* kg 3.25 + 4.5 + 5 + 7 +
Pleasure Riding
Bodyweight kg 300 400 500 600
Gumnuts® kg 1.75 – 2 2 – 2.25 2.75 – 3 3.24 – 3.5
Lucerne chaff or hay kg 1 – 1.25 1.5 – 1.75 2 – 2.25 2.25 – 2.5
Cereal or pasture* kg 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
Light Work
Bodyweight kg 300 400 500 600
Gumnuts® kg 2 – 2.25 2.5 – 3 3 – 3.5 3.75 – 4.25
Lucerne chaff or hay kg 1.25 – 1.5 2 – 2.25 2.5 – 3 3 – 3.5
Cereal or pasture* kg 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
Medium Work
Bodyweight kg 300 400 500 600
Gumnuts® kg 2.5 – 2.75 2.75 – 3.25 3.5 – 4 4.25 – 4.75
Lucerne chaff or hay kg 1.5 – 1.75 2.25 – 2.75 2.75 – 3.25 3.5 – 3.75
Cereal or pasture* kg 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +
Regular Strenuous Work
Bodyweight kg 300 400 500 600
Gumnuts® kg 3 – 3.25 3.75 – 4.25 4.5 – 5 5.5 – 6
Lucerne chaff or hay kg 2 – 2.25 2.5 – 3 3 – 3.5 3.5 – 4
Cereal or pasture* kg 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 +

Roughage (hay, chaff, pasture etc) should be fed at 1-1.5% of bodyweight. Amounts above are a guide. Total daily feed (concentrate + roughage) should be 2-3% of bodyweight depending on age, workload & climate. Refer to the exercise calculator to determine classification of workload. *Oaten or wheaten chaff or hay or pasture. *Oaten or wheaten chaff or hay or pasture. The feeding guides are for temperate climates. In tropical climates increase the amount of Gumnuts®.

Nutritional Content

ANALYSIS

ENERGY DE (MJ/kg)

14

PROTEIN %

16

FAT %

7

FIBRE %

8

STARCH%

20.5

ESC%

28.9

WSC%

8.4

NUTRIENT LEVELS in 1kg
Calcium 12g
Phosphorous 10g
Magnesium 5g
Potassium 12g
Sodium 4.5g
Chloride 9g
Manganese 195mg
Iron 190mg
Copper 80mg
Iodine 1.32mg
Zinc 200mg
Selenium 0.3mg
Molybdenum 1.2mg
Vitamin A 12270iu
Vitamin D 1480iu
Vitamin E 260iu
Quinaquanone® 1750ug
Niacin 89mg
Thiamin 18mg
Vitamin B2 6mg
Pantothenate 20mg
Vitamin B6 10mg
Vitamin B12 0.02ug
Folate 5mg
Biotin 800ug
Choline 1.7g
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