feeding and care of horses

Pavo BasicPlusThe basic pelleted feed for every horse and pony

Pavo BasicPlus - The basic pelleted feed for every horse and pony

About Pavo BasicPlus

Pavo BasicPlus is a quality 5mm pellet with an excellent value for money. Pavo BasicPlus is oat-free and packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A & E, biotin, and zinc. Low starch and protein levels make Pavo BasicPlus suitable for horses and ponies in light work, that are not in breeding. The fully balanced ingredients mean that horses and ponies with low energy needs will not become overweight or excitable, but still receive the correct amount of key nutrients. 

Available in 20kg bags and BigBox.

Pavo BasicPlus is also available in Big Box: the ideal bulk package when you feed 5 to 10 horses the same type of concentrated feed. The Pavo Big Box is more advantageous than bagged feed.


Important characteristics
  • Excellent value for money
  • With vitamins and minerals to supply key daily nutritients

Suitable for horses and ponies in light work or young horses and ponies that have not yet begun with intensive training.

Feeding advice
  • Average advice for maintenance: 330 gram per 100kg bodyweight per day.
  • Maximum advice in light work: 420 gram per 100kg bodyweight per day.
  • The required amount depends on grazing and work.

Feed scoop content

  • One full Pavo feed scoop Pavo BasicPlus contains approximately 1.2kg.


Product Specifications

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Wheat feed
Lucerne (alfalfa)
Cane Molasses
Sunflower seed, extracted
Sodium chloride
Calcium carbonate
Soybean oil
Magnesium Oxide


Bags 20 kg
Big Box 725 kg
Bulk >2.000 kg

Storage advise

Store in a cool, dry and dark place. Reclose after usage

Guaranteed analysis

Energy (DE) 10,3 MJ/kg
Energy (EWpa) 0,82 EWpa
Energy (ME) 8,8 MJ/kg
Dig. crude protein 92 gr/kg
Crude protein 12 %
Crude fat 4,6 %
Crude fibre 13,7 %
Crude ash 11,3 %
Sugar 6,5 %
Starch 19,5 %

Minerals and trace elements (per kg)

Calcium 1,78 %
Phosphorus 0,71 %
Sodium 0,65 %
Potassium 1,23 %
Magnesium 0,5 %
Copper 45 mg
Iron 80 mg
Zinc 185 mg
Manganese 90 mg
Selenium 0,8 mg
Iodine 0,5 mg

Shelf life

Bags 6 mth
Big Box 6 mth
Bulk Winter 3 mth
Bulk Summer 2 mth

Vitamin levels (per kg)

Vitamin A 7.500 IE
Vitamin D3 2.000 IE
Vitamin E 380 IE
Vitamin K3 3 mg
Vitamin B1 18 mg
Vitamin B2 12 mg
Vitamin B6 10 mg
Pantothenic acid 16 mg
Folin 7 mg
Niacin 25 mg
D-Biotin 250 mcg

Feeding advice

Bodyweight adult horse 200 kg 400 kg 600 kg
  kg / day kg / day kg / day
Maintenance 0,7 kg 1,3 kg 2,0 kg
Light work 0,8 kg 1,7 kg 2,5 kg

Frequently asked questions

How should horse feeds be stored?

All horse feeds should be stored in a cool, dry and dark place. Close the bag after each use.

Do any Pavo products contain substances relevant to doping?

PAVO producten can be safetly used when you compete at FEI sanctioned competitions. For detailed information check our pages regarding product quality.

Due to different national doping requirements, please be aware of specific regulations regarding your home country.

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