Nov 05, 2020

Nutrena® Launches Industry's Exclusive Equine Performance Recovery Feed Technology

By Cargill - Press Release

For competition horse owners who want the best for their equine athletes, finding the right feed with guaranteed levels of amino acids and gastric support is often a challenge. Add performance recovery requirements to the list, and the feed search becomes even more difficult.

Horse owners now have access to a feed that provides performance horses with the essential nutrition they need to recover.

Nutrena® ProForce® feeds now include Rebound Technology™, a proprietary blend of research-backed, FDA-approved branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) and chromium that decreases muscle fatigue, improves muscle recovery, and restores energy after strenuous exercise. Exclusive to ProForce, Rebound Technology helps horses recover from competition or hard work faster, enabling a return to high performance work and competition. The updated product line features unique feeds to meet a horse's needs, including:

  • ProForce Fuel – a high fat, controlled starch feed for equine athletes and hard keepers;
  • ProForce Senior – a high fat, controlled starch, beet pulp-based feed for the active older horse;
  • and new ProForce Fuel XF – a high fat, controlled starch, beet pulp- and oat-based feed that includes extra fiber (Fuel XF is available only in select markets in the U.S.).

"Horses are athletes just like humans, so we approached the development of this feed in a way that is comparable to human athletic recovery," says Russell Mueller, Equine Category Lead for Cargill. "Competition is hard work and can take a toll on a horse when done many days in a row. Recovery is essential to performing at a high level day after day. We developed a product that competitive riders and trainers can feel confident in to provide optimal recovery for consecutive performance days."

The ProForce product line also features Nutrena's exclusive Topline Balance® for topline support, Nutri-Bloom Advantage® for better fiber digestion, and marine-sourced calcite to support gastric health, a major source of concern for many performance horse owners. These technologies, combined with pre and probiotics, added antioxidants, and organic trace minerals provide equine athletes the premium nutrition they need to bring their best to the show ring.

ProForce is offered in 50 lb. bags across the United States and is available at over 4,000 Nutrena retailers.

To learn more about this unique product offering and Rebound Technology, visit NutrenaWorld.com/ProForce.

About Cargill

Cargill's 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

We combine 153 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial, and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture.

About Cargill Animal Nutrition

Cargill's Animal Nutrition business has more than 20,000 employees at more than 275 facilities in 40 countries. Fueled by our innovation and research, we offer a range of products and services to feed manufacturers, animal producers, and feed retailers around the world, helping put food on the plates of nearly one billion people around the world every day. Cargill's Animal Nutrition business offers a range of compound feed, premixes, feed additives, supply chain and risk management solutions, software tools, and animal nutrition expertise that is unmatched in the industry. For more information about Cargill Animal Nutrition, visit http://www.cargill.com/feed.

Nov 26, 2021 Convention

Rebecca Farm Returns as Gold Level Sponsor for the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Rebecca Farm. Rebecca Farm will return as a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2021 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention and will be the exclusive sponsor for the Annual Meeting continental breakfast. This year’s Annual Meeting & Convention will take place at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 9-12, 2021.

Nov 26, 2021 Rules

What You Need to Know: New Eventing Rules Effective December 1, 2021

With the new competition season kicking off officially on December 1, it’s time to brush up on the USEF Rules For Eventing ! There are five new rules and amendments that will take effect at the start of the new season regarding competition approvals, officials, and more. To access the full 2022 USEF Rulebook, click here.

Nov 24, 2021 Area Championships

Rider Reflections: Area X Riders Are Exceptional at Area Championships

The last of the Area Championships took place this past weekend in Tucson, Arizona at the Southern Arizona Fall Horse Trials & Area X Championships. Riders from Area X came from all over in hopes of snagging the coveted champion title, but four riders rode to the top of their fields. The USEA caught up with each champion to relive their performances in Tucson.

Nov 23, 2021 Intercollegiate

USEA Collegiate Member: Paige Ansaldi, Five-Star Groom and Full-Time Student at University of Maryland

“This week was just as much about Paige as it was Favian and I because, without her, we are nothing,” said Valerie Vizcarrondo Pride of Blue Clover Eventing in a social media post after her five-star completion at the Maryland 5 Star. Described as Favian’s hero, Paige Ansaldi is a five-star groom at Blue Clover Eventing, a full-time student at the University of Maryland, a team member of the University of Maryland eventing team, and an active competitor herself.

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