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Keep It Simple With SAFE 'N EASY™

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BUCKEYE™ Nutrition’s SAFE ‘N EASY™ line of feeds were expertly formulated by our nutrition team to meet the needs of horses needing a low sugar and starch diet. Research shows that a diet low in starch and sugar may help reduce excitability (Redondo, et al. 2009), and can be beneficial in managing horses suffering from non-glandular gastric ulcers (Luthersson, et al. 2019). In addition, low starch and sugar diets are recommended for horses with metabolic disorders, including Equine Cushing’s Disease (PPID) and insulin resistance. By utilizing highly digestible fiber, such as soy hulls, beet pulp and alfalfa meal, SAFE ‘N EASY provides energy to the horse via microbial fermentation. Fat also supplies a highly digestible source of calories.

All SAFE ‘N EASY products feature:

  • Low starch and sugar - less than 16.5% NSC
  • No corn
  • No molasses
  • GRO ‘N WIN™ fortified

 Benefits of BUCKEYE Nutrition:

  • Only the highest quality ingredients meet BUCKEYE Nutrition’s strict standards
  • Fixed formula recipe produces a consistent product every time, lessening the likelihood of digestive disturbances
  • No medications in our mill or on our trucks, making your horse’s health and safety a priority
  • Equine-dedicated, single mill


  Main Product Image Safeneasytexturized Sne Performance Right Gusset Showing Senior Balancer Right Gusset Showing 1 Safe N Easy Complete Right Gusset Showing
SAFE 'N EASY Product Pelleted Textured Performance Senior Complete
Protein % 12 12 14 14 12
Fat % 6 6 10 10 5
Fiber % 20.5 20 20 20 20
NSC % 12.5 16.5 13 14.5 12.5


Maintenance to light work, easy keepers, metabolic horses

Contains oats for added energy, great for picky eaters and performance horses in light to moderate work Performance horses in light to moderate work, hard keepers, metabolic horses that need to add body condition Senior horses, picky eaters, hard keepers needing body condition, horses in light to moderate work, metabolic horses Horses that can no longer properly chew hay, partial forage extender with low hay supply, frequent travel or with poor quality hay

























Nutrition Nuggets-Gastric Ulcers

Let's start 2019 off on the right foot with Nutrition Nuggets! Our own Dr. Nettie Liburt explains all about gastric ulcers, and how nutrition plays a role in managing the risks for ulcers.

Nutrition Nuggets-Bran Mashes

Do you feed your horse or pony a warm bran mash on cold winter days? Our Senior Nutrition Manager, Dr. Nettie Liburt, explains why feeding bran mashes in the cold, winter months might not be beneficial to your horse's digestive system and overall diet.

Nutrition Nuggets-Weighing Your Feed

Nutrition Nuggets is back and is all about weights and measures. Our own Dr. Nettie explains the importance of weighing your horse's feed and gives you some tips on how to do so.

Nutrition Nuggets-How To Use PERFORM 'N WIN

In this episode of Nutrition Nuggets, Dr. Nettie explains how to use PERFORM 'N WIN electrolytes to help keep your horses hydrated in the summer.

Nutrition Nuggets-Cost Per Day

Nutrition Nuggets is back! In this episode, Dr. Nettie explains how you can calculate how much you are spending per day on your horse's feed and why cost per day is more important than cost per bag.




Nutrition Nuggets-100% Med-Free Mill

Dr. Nettie Liburt brings us great information with her Nutrition Nuggets. In this episode, Dr. Nettie talks about our single mill in Dalton, Ohio and why being 100% medication-free (including ionophores) and is so important to us, as well as the health and well-being of your horse or pony.