Traditionally, horses needing more calories for increased stamina were fed more grain. However, excessive amounts of grain can lead to digestive upset, such as colic, diarrhea and even founder. Plus, grains are digested as simple sugars, which can make a horse "hot" or hyperactive.
Recently, researchers have discovered the benefits of adding fat to horses diets:
WEIGHT BUILDERS UNIQUE FORMULA:
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS per serving
Crude Protein (min) . . . 14.0%
Crude Fat (min) . . . 40.0%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids (min) . . . 3.0%
Crude Fiber (max) . . . 7.0%
Calcium (min) . . . 0.8%
Calcium (max). . . 1.2%
Phosphorus (min) . . . 0.5%
Maize distiller's grains with soluble dehydrated, heat stabilized flax meal, calcium carbonate, partially hydrogenated vegetable fat, propionic acid, mixed tocopherols (a natural preservative), BHT/BHA (as a preservative), artificial flavor.