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CarbCare® Senior

CarbCare® Senior

As of October 1st, Legends® CarbCare® Senior will be discontinued. We recommend transitioning to Nutrena® SafeChoice® Senior.

A fixed-ingredient formula specifically designed for the special nutritional needs of older horses. This easy-to-chew feed provides added fat, digestible fiber sources, and is a perfect recommendation for older horses and horses who present digestion challenges.

14% Protein
7% Fat
18% Fiber


  • Low Starch and Sugar recommended for older horses. 
  • Pelleted/extruded form for ease of chewing and digestion. 
  • Added Fat to support the body condition of older horses. 
  • Fixed Ingredient Formula for consistent palatability and consumption. 
  • Added Prebiotic and Probiotic cultures to support digestive efficiency and health. 
  • Added Flax to support hoof, muscle, joint and immune system function. 
  • Amino Acid Fortification to support muscle repair and maintenance. 
  • Organic Trace Minerals Including Selenium for desired hoof, coat, skin quality and to support immune system. 
  • Digestible Fiber Sources to compensate for reduced hay consumption due to reduced chewing ability. 

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude Protein (min.) 14.00%
Lysine (min.) 0.75%
Methionine (min.) 0.35%
Threonine (min.) 0.55%
Crude Fat (min.) 7.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 18.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF) (max.) 24.00%
Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF) (max.) 41.00%
Dietary Starch (max.) 15.00%
Sugars (max.) 5.00%
Calcium (Ca) (min.) 0.60%
Calcium (Ca) (max.) 1.10%
Phosphorus (P) (min.) 0.50%
Potassium (K) (min.) 0.90%
Magnesium (Mg) (min.) 0.40%
Sulfur (S) (min.) 0.20%
Copper (Cu) (min.) 50 ppm
Selenium (Se) (min.) 0.60 ppm
Zinc (Zn) (min.) 150 ppm
Manganese (Mn) (min.) 120 ppm
Iron (Fe) (min.) 100 ppm
Iodine (I) (min.) 2 ppm
Vitamin A (min.) 6,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D3 (min.) 500 IU/lb
Vitamin E (min.) 150 IU/lb
Biotin (min.) 0.30 mg/lb
Lactobacillus acidophilus (min.) 5.1 M CFU/lb
Lactobacillus casei (min.) 5.1 M CFU/lb
Bifidobacterium thermophilum (min.) 5.1 M CFU/lb
Enterococcus faecium (min.) 5.1 M CFU/lb
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (min.). 0.60%
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (min.). 5.00%

 NOTE: Contains a source of live (viable) naturally occurring microorganisms.


Wheat Middlings, Soybean Hulls, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Cane Molasses, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles, Rice Bran, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Supplement, Soybean Oil, Salt, Flaxseed, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Lignin Sulfonate, Yeast Culture, DL-Methionine, Propionic Acid (a preservative), L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Natural and Artificial Flavors Added, Iron Oxide, L-Threonine, Magnesium Oxide, Biotin, Heat Processed Soybeans, Heat Stabalized Rice Bran, Ground Wheat, Steamed Rolled Oats, Artificial Flavors, Potassium Chloride, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Ferrous Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Selenium Yeast, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus casei Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium thermophilum Fermentation Product, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Niacin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Potassium Iodide, d-a Tocopheryl Acetate (Source of Vitamin E). 

Feeding Directions


(pounds per day)

900 LBS

Mature BW*

1,100 LBS

Mature BW*

1,300 LBS

Mature BW*

Legends® CarbCare® Senior1
Hay or Pasture Equivalent2 4–6 5–7 6–8
Legends® CarbCare® Senior1
Hay or Pasture Equivalent2 4–6 5–7 6–8


1 Make a mash or soup if horse has difficulty chewing or swallowing feed.
2 Feed baled, chopped, or cubed hay as chewing ability declines or provide adequate pasture.
NOTE: Do not permit intake of supplemental selenium to exceed

Product weight: 50lb. bag