The Red Fescue will help to produce a dense sward whilst its creeping habit means it has the ability to repair itself after damage.
Timothy is included for added palatability.
Clover is a good source of free soil nitrogen and increases protein in forage. However, clover is not recommended for ponies or horses prone to laminitis. This mix contains 10% clover.
Alfalfa has a high protein content and is a rich source of calcium. Pregnant or lactating mares, and young rapidly growing horses benefit from the high protein content in alfalfa. Insulin resitant horses prone to laminitis may be sensitve to alfalfa. This mix contains 20% alfalfa.
Perennial ryegrass is a highly productive grass that tolerates intensive grazing.
Timothy: Very winter hardy, tolerates low fertility, low mineral content. Horses love timothy!
Clover can be a desirable feed source for most horses whether used in pasture or in hay because it provides useful energy and acceptable protein and fiber.
Useful information about pasture management can be found on the website of the University of Minnesota