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PRO BALANCE + Equine feed balancer for targeting deficiencies in forage.

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Pro Balance +  A high quality forage balancer.

(450g Sample packs now available to purchase. See below for more information)

Progressive Earth Pro Balance + is specifically formulated to balance the grass, hay or haylage in your horses diet.

Plus added biotin and methionine for additional hoof support and VistaCell to support healthy gut microflora and maintain correct pH balance.

Pro Balance + is ideal for those horse owners who want to balance their horses diet but are unable to formulate a diet based on a bespoke forage analysis. Feeding separate minerals can sometimes be time-consuming, complicated and expensive. Pro Balance + can save horse owners time and money!

If ‘exceptional’ mineral concerns have been identified in a particular horse’s diet by forage analysis then Pro Balance + can also be used as a building block feed balancer for which to formulate a bespoke feeding plan.

Pro Balance + is manufactured in a UFAS (Universal Feed Assurance Scheme), BETA NOPS (Naturally Occurring Prohibited Substances), FEMAS (Feed Materials Assurance Scheme), ISO 22000 ( Food Safety Management System) certified state-of-the-art premix manufacturing facility.  Pro balance + is  produced using the highest quality feed assured ingredients under strictly controlled production conditions and conform to the requirements of EU and UK legislation governing the manufacture of animal feeding stuffs.

Our high specification formulas are carefully balanced using optimum ratios defined by the National Research Council. Targeting only the deficient minerals in forage.

Pro Balance + does not contain any wheat feed or linseed.

We recommend the addition of micronized linseed meal throughout the winter months, or if a horse is fed predominantly hay/haylage. This is for the essential fatty acids that a horse may be short of when grass is restricted. Essential Fatty Acids cannot be manufactured within the body and must be present in the diet.

  • Balance your horses grass and hay and haylage
  • Strong hooves
  • Healthy frogs
  • Strong ligaments and tendons
  • Muscle & nerve health
  • Shiny healthy coat and skin
  • Vibrant coat colour
  • Better attitude to work
  • A Healthy metabolic system
  • Healthy Lungs & breathing
  • Good doers on restricted diets
  • Healthy strong immune system
  • Healthy Gut Microflora
  • Supports correct pH Balance

Please note our guidance on the use of Salt: We do not add salt directly to our formulations.

Chloride in salt is naturally quite abrasive. So adding salt can lead to rapid degradation of vitamins used in our mixes if exposed to light, moisture and heat etc.

Addition of salt could considerably reduce the shelf life of our products. Our products are packed and sealed in carefully controlled packing facilities at our mixing house. We cannot guarantee how products are stored once opened by our customers.

We have a fast turnover of products and all our mixes benefit from long shelf lives. Customers can feel confident that their products will remain fresh and free from degradation.

Our Balancers and Premixes are formulated with the specialist guidance of World leading nutritionists at the Professional Mixing House Company we use.

We recommend all horses should have free access to salt. However, a salt lick alone cannot be relied upon to cover maintenance & sweat requirements. Many horses do not choose to use the lick enough.
The amount of salt needed is variable depending on how much the horse sweats.

For example a 500 kg Horse needs 10g of sodium per day (25g of salt) for maintenance needs, this is without exercise or sweating on hot days.
1 – 2 tablespoons of salt per day, added to the horses feed is a reasonable amount to cover maintenance requirements. 

Working horses will require additional electrolytes. Dissolving the salt in water & spraying on to hay, can be an alternative option for picky eaters.

Suggested intake:

1 to 1.5 x 50ml (50g to 75g) scoops daily of Pro Balance + for an average 500 kg horse.

1/2 to 1 x 50ml (25g to 50g) scoop daily of Pro Balance + for an average 300 kg pony.

Pro Balance + is a powdered supplement which we recommend is mixed with a damp base feed, such as beet pulp fast fibre or dampened chop.

When feeding for the first time, it is recommended to introduce gradually over a period of 5-7 days.

How long will a bag last?

A 1.8 Kg bag of Pro Balance + will last 36 days if fed @ 1 x 50 ml scoops per day. The same bag will last 24 days if fed 1.5 x 50 ml scoop per day.

Usage level:

50g (1 x 50ml scoop) of Pro Balance + contains:

200 mg Copper (chelate of amino acids hydrate)
600 mg Zinc (chelate of amino acids hydrate)
6g Magnesium (magnesium oxide)
4g Methionine
20 mg Biotin
7g Lysine
1000 mg Vitamin E (as alpha tocopherol acetate)
1 mg Selenium (Organic selenium S.cerevisiae)
1mg Iodine
2 g Phosphorus (Monosodium Phosphate)
2g Vistacell
2.65g Calcium (Calcium Carbonate)

75g ( 1.5 x 50ml Scoops) of Pro Balance + contains:

300mg Copper (chelate of amino acids hydrate)
900 mg Zinc (chelate of amino acids hydrate)
9g Magnesium (magnesium oxide)
6g Methionine
30 mg Biotin
10.5g Lysine
1500 mg Vitamin E (as alpha tocopherol acetate)
1.5 mg Selenium (Organic selenium S.cerevisiae)
1.5mg Iodine
3g Phosphorus (Monosodium Phosphate)
3g of Vistacell
3.97g Calcium (Calcium Carbonate)

 A complementary mineral feed for horses.

Analytical Constituents:

Calcium 5.3 %, Phosphorus 4%, Magnesium 12%, Sodium 3.3 %, Lysine 14 %, Methionine 8 %, Crude Protein 27.3%, Crude Fibre 0.6%, Crude oil & fat 2.3%, Crude Ash 56.1%, Acid Insoluble Ash 3.2 %, Starch 0.37%.

Additives (per kg): Vitamins: Vitamin E (all rac-alpha tocopherol acetate) (3a700) 20000 mg/kg,
Biotin (3a880) 400 mg/kg.

Trace Elements: Iodine (3b202 Calcium Iodate Anhydrous) 20mg/kg, Copper (3b406 copper (II) chelate of amino acids hydrate) 4000mg/kg, Zinc (3b612 zinc chelate of protein hydrolysates) 12000 mg/kg, Selenium (3.b.8.10 organic selenium) 20 mg/kg.

Micro-organisms: 500,000,000,000 CFU/kg Saccharomyces cerevisiae MUCL39885 as Vistacell (4b1710)

Composition: Magnesium Oxide, Monosodium phosphate, Calcium Carbonate.

Usage Level: 50ml scoop supplies approximately 50 grams of product.

Suggested intake: 500kg Horse 1 – 1 1/2 scoops per day. 300kg Ponies 1/2 – 1 scoop per day.

1 x 50ml scoop provides approximately 200mg of copper.

Do not exceed the above dose recommendations and adjust if other trace element sources are used.

Store in a cool, dry place and out of direct sunlight.

Do not feed to sheep. Keep out of reach of children. Wear protective clothing when handling.

Pack size and availability: Progressive Earth Pro Balance + equine feed supplement and balancer is available in resealable grip seal pouches containing either 1.8Kg or 3.6Kg of product. A 50 ml scoop is included.
Multiple purchase options are available.

Sample Packs: Pro Balance +  is also available in 450g sample packs. Please note: Sample packs do not contain a scoop.

 

49 reviews for PRO BALANCE + Equine feed balancer for targeting deficiencies in forage.

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Gill

    Orders are always dealt with efficiently and promptly and are packaged securely. An excellent service and our bare foot horses benefit from this produce – proof is in their hoof quality.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Michelle Colton

    Really good product, would highly recommend it, product arrived on time

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jo C.

    Making a noticeable difference to hoof integrity. My trimmer is happy, I’m happy and most importantly mare is happy. Thank you!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nicky M.

    I’m really pleased with the balancer and although I’ve only been using it for about 3 months, my ponies hooves are strong and healthy, their eyes bright and their coats glossy, even their winter woolies. One of my mares has sweetitch poor thing, so I’ll be looking for help from progressive earth products early next year. Very impressed with the fast service too.

  5. Rated 3 out of 5

    Ann marie H.

    I’m very happy with the product that has arrived and the service received however at the moment am struggling with getting my horse to eat his feed with the supplement in. He is not a fussy eater at all however appears that the product contains an ingredient which presents an unappealing smell and taste so need to find something to feed alongside to hide it.

    • Paul Hollinrake

      We always recommend introducing a new supplement very gradually over 1 – 2 weeks. It is also important to feed in a suitable ‘soaked’ base feed (not chop).

  6. Rated 4 out of 5

    Ashleigh B.

    very good quality product. however amount to ship is excessive as other forms of shipping to guernsey i know are significantly cheaper

    • Paul Hollinrake

      Unfortunately, there is little we can do about the cost of shipping. We make absolutely no money on shipping costs and subsidise the postage charges.

  7. Rated 4 out of 5

    Tracey C.

    Horse liked it, but decided to try the pro hoof as the mineral levels are higher

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Linda

    Good service, product is what I needed.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Francisca

    Prompt service

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Amanda T.

    I’ve used PE supplements for 2 years and wouldn’t use anything else. The Pro Balance is a complete powder and I can therefore feed my horses a diet that works for them perfectly. I previously used lysine and biotin and their top line improved, they’re now barefoot and looking fantastic.

  11. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sarah Wagstaff

    Good quality supplement. Always arrives very quickly.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sophie B.

    Always lovely service, good advice and excellent products

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Wendy

    Great product and service

  14. Rated 4 out of 5

    Christine M.

    Excellent comprehensive supplement, horses look great, straightforward ordering and delivery, though delivery a bit pricey.

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Holly

    Great service, excellent product

  16. Rated 3 out of 5

    REBECCA

    Product is great for minerals, unfortunately quite unpalatable but I gather this is a common problem

    • Paul Hollinrake

      I am sorry you have had problems getting your horse to eat the Pro Balance +. This is not something that is normally an issue and most horses eat it fine. But it is important with any new feed to introduced it gradually and feed it in a suitable base feed. We always advise feeding any powdered balancer in a soaked based feed. Chop is not a suitable carrier for a powdered supplement and if problems arise it is generally because it is either introduced all at once or fed in just a small handful of chop. Powdered balancers don’t blend very well with a chop, but hay cobs, grass nuts etc or a suitable soaked mash is ideal.
      Horses are very suspicious of new smells and flavours so to avoid disappointment we advise introduce gradually over a period of 1-2 weeks.

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    victoria ashby

    very helpful, quick delivery, good advice , chocolate treat for me was a lovely gesture as its all about them normally . Thank you

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Steph M.

    I wouldn’t be without this product. I buy a year’s supply at a time, as this makes it more affordable. My pony is barefoot and this really helps to keep him sound on rough surfaces. Unfortunately last year I forgot to reorder, and in the time that my pony was without his Pro Balance he became quite sensitive on stony ground but this disappeared as soon as he was back on his Pro Balance. He is muzzled as he is a really good doer and it’s great to know that he is getting everything he needs despite being on a restricted diet. I feed it with micronized linseed and salt and he looks amazing.

  19. Rated 4 out of 5

    Nikola King

    Good balancer but very pricey

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nicola Thomas

    Brilliant company who offer great feeding advice.
    My elderly mare has been on pro earth pro balance plus for nearly 2 years now and her feet have improved dramatically along with her overall health and appearance. It’s the perfect forage balancer for her as I cannot get my hay tested due to our farmer having multiple hay fields and I can only store a dozen bales at a time. I know she is getting what she needs without the added nasties.
    Delivery is fast with the added bonus of a little chocolate goody!

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    Heather

    I’ve been giving my horses this balancer for the last 4 years. I started using it after one of my horses a ten year old Arab had laminitis and I needed to give him an affordable balancer that contain all the minerals and vitamins he needed in an easily absorbed form without needless calories. Both my horses look well and since I have been giving them this balancer my old boy a 25 year old grey Arab no longer suffers with mud fever or rain scald which I think is the balancer giving his immune system boost.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jill Startin

    Love probalance and the chocolate for me!

  23. Rated 4 out of 5

    Nicola

    Love love love these products, Shame the Royal Mail have used them as footballs as bag turns up rather battered and split but no fault of the company. Highly recommend

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kaye Brown

    Brilliant service

  25. Rated 5 out of 5

    Katherine Ewen

    Smaller amount required than my previous brand and mixes easier with his chaff.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    Clare Daniels

    Fab company to deal with and a free chocolate too!!

  27. Rated 5 out of 5

    Angela D.

    Brilliant product

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carla

    Very happy with this

  29. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ariane Bagley

    Don’t feed without anymore.

  30. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anonymous

    Excellent balancer and excellent company, won’t use anything else!

  31. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carrie Thomson

    Always delivered promptly, horses eat it no problem and it helps their hoofs. The chocolate bar always makes me smile. A company I’ve ordered various things from for at least 6 years with no issues.

  32. Rated 5 out of 5

    April

    Great balancer!

  33. Rated 5 out of 5

    Hazel M.

    This is my go to product,my girls get this 365 days of the year ..also I get a bar of chocolate so owner and horses looked after.

  34. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kerry Lamb

    Dealing with this company is always a pleasurable experience and fabulous products

  35. Rated 5 out of 5

    Imogen

    I did my research and this came up as the best basic all rounder supplement. I’m not sure what my mare is like without it, but with it she has great bare feet and her coat is glossy. The team have been helpful at suggesting what to mix it with. I add one scoop of balancer to 200g soaked alfalfa pellets and half a scoop of plain chop. I also add a ration of table salt as per the guide. I add a small amount of linseed in the winter and she is thriving.

  36. Rated 5 out of 5

    Fiona W.

    My mare is thriving on this supplement. A top quality product.

  37. Rated 5 out of 5

    Helen M.

    Fab quality products and quick dispatch just which the postage was a bit cheaper 🙂

    • Helen

      Hi Helen. I am sorry that you find the postage charges expensive. We subsidise all the postage as the actual cost to is considerably more than what we charge our customers. For example Courier charges are over £12 and we charge our customers £7.99.

  38. Rated 5 out of 5

    Katherine Arthur

    Perfect as a basic, value addition for forage diets. Don’t even notice it in their feed and visible improvements in coats and feet.

  39. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lynn Solman

    Wonderful service as normal

  40. Rated 5 out of 5

    Maria Brook

    Love the balancer , excellent service

  41. Rated 5 out of 5

    Grace

    You were recommended by a specialist and I have not been disappointed. Thank you

  42. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ann Evans

    Excellent it really helps my horses they do so well on it

  43. Rated 5 out of 5

    jo

    I have seen great improvements in my ponies health since using this product. They are barefoot and much happier on their feet now. Thank you

  44. Rated 5 out of 5

    Emma Roberts

    Fantastic supplement for hoof’s especially front as barefoot – seen a vast improvement since using pro balance plus and for balancing forage

  45. Rated 5 out of 5

    Emma maitas Roberts

    Fantastic supplement for hoof’s especially front as barefoot – seen a vast improvement since using pro balance plus and for balancing forage

  46. Rated 5 out of 5

    Becky

    Excellent product which the horses seem to enjoy. I found Progressive Earth after researching equine nutrition as none of the products in my local feed store seemed to help my geldings behavioural issues. Thanks for taking the time to read all my notes and propose a solution. Your products have made a huge difference

  47. Rated 5 out of 5

    Claire Evans

    We have been feeding this product for several years now and would definitely not look at anything else. Apart from all our horses looking great on it, it’s also so convenient to feed. Our ponies who are prone to being overweight just need a small amount of chaff for hard feed as the Pro Balance gives them everything they need. Excellent product, would highly recommend!

  48. Rated 5 out of 5

    Esther Boekel

    This was the first winter my little herd was on pro balance+ I always used comercial products but I was not satisfied with them too much of things they do not need and too little of needed minerals and vitamins. After reading a lot about nutricion I came to the conclusion progressive earth was my choice. And my horses have never looked better. The youngsters remained well muscled all through the end of winter. My old ladies with tooth problems were also benefiting from their supplements they kept on weight better then previous years. The hoofs were in best condition ever even though we are temperairly living on a farm without shelter they had seen lots of mud, but we had no thrush. The most funny thing was seeing cars slowing down along the pasture to look at my shiny horses. On sunny winterdays they were shining like diamonds on the hil. I give a big thumbs up for this balancer it is affordable if you keep multiple horses and you get what they really need.

  49. Rated 5 out of 5

    Claire Fowler

    Well what can I say this is my favourite foundation supplement! My horses thrive off of this supplement. Grow fabulous feet, shiney coat and show all round general health. Very palatable too (to them not me!) Needless bulky feeds not required. Wouldn’t be without this one. Been feeding it for years to many various horses who all do very well health wise.

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