Mollichaff HoofKind Complete

A complete fibre-based concentrate feed designed for the nutritional support of horses and ponies prone to laminitis.

Mollichaff HoofKind Complete is a highly palatable blend containing a balanced blend of oat straw, alfalfa, fibre pellets, soya oil, vitamins, minerals, trace elements, antioxidants and biotin.

It is low in starch and sugar, high in fibre and does not contain any cereals.

HoofKind Complete provides a low level but high quality protein and restricted calories and so provides limited, controlled energy from high quality, digestible fibre and oil-based ingredients, making it an excellent feed for ‘fizzy’ horses and good-doers, as well as those prone to laminitis.

HoofKind complete contains a broad-spectrum  vitamin and mineral supplement, and when fed at the recommended levels to horses in rest  or in light work, it needs no further supplementation other than good quality forage such as High Fibre or Timothy HorseHage.

HoofKind Complete contains additional levels of biotin. Independent scientific studies have found that supplemeting an average horse’s diet with 15mg of biotin per day can greatly increase both the growth rate and hardness of the hoof. Mollichaff HoofKind Complete has been specially formulated to ensure that these levels are met.

Mollichaff Hoofkind is available in 15kg bags.

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  • General Information
  • Nutritional Information
  • Composition
  • Feeding Information

General Information

The HoofKind Diet

Forget your shopping list of nuts, alfalfa, chaff, oil, minerals and vitamins, and specialist hoof supplements. A simple diet of Mollichaff HoofKind Complete – a complete feed in a bag containing all these ingredients plus natural antioxidants, fed with High Fiibre HorseHage or Timothy HorseHage, supplies all the nutrient and fibre requirements of horses and ponies in moderate to light work (hacking or schooling 4-5 times a week), resting or those prone to laminitis.

For an average 500kg horse, feeding the required 2.5kg per day will provide the required 15mg of biotin.

HoofKind Complete also contains added magnesium. Magnesium is often deficient in UK soils and is an important factor in the nutritional support of many metabolic processes in the horse.

Additional natural plant-based antioxidants are also included to help mop up free radicals. These particular antioxidants have been selected specially for the nutritional maintenance of healthy immune, respiratory and circulatory systems and the all-important hooves and laminae.

Nutritional Information

Typical Nutritional Analysis:

  • Protein 6.5%
  • Oil 7.5%
  • Ash 8.5%
  • Fibre 28%
  • Sodium 0.15%
  • Magnesium 0.25%
  • Energy 9.0 MJ/kg
  • Starch 2.7%

Composition

Oat straw, Oatfeed pellets, Dried alfalfa, Cane molasses, Soya oil, Vitamin & mineral pre-mix, Limestone flour, Flavouring

Feeding Information

Intended as a guide only. Good quality forage should also be offered to complete the diet. Remember that every horse is an individual and should be treated accordingly.

Approximate Height
(Hands)
Approximate Weight
(kg)
Quantity (kg) of Hoofkind Complete
per day
11 - 12.2
200
1
12.2 - 13.2
300
1.5
13.2 - 14.2
400
2
14.2 - 15.2
450
2.25
15.2 - 16.2
500
2.5
16.2 - 17.2
600
3

The average weight of a level Stubbs scoop (volume 2.5 litres, bowl diameter 23cm, depth 10cm) of Mollichaff HoofKind Complete is 0.45kg.


  • Always feed at least 1.5% of bodyweight in total food per day (including forage), even to overweight horses and ponies.

  • Always weigh feedstuffs, particularly when feeding overweight, or those prone to laminitis.

  • Feed dry or damp according to preference.

  • As with all new feedstuffs, introduce gradually and increase quantities as required.

  • Clean, fresh water should be available at all times.

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