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  • Best horse joint supplement
  • Best joint supplememt for horses hocks

 
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    10-12-2013, 09:04 AM
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Foal
Best Joint Supplement?

I have a 7 year old OTTB mare. When the farrier came out to do her feet he said she was stiff in her hocks and I should put her on supplements. What are the best joint supplements? Have you had any success with any that you've tried? Thanks!
     
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    10-12-2013, 09:26 AM
  #2
Foal
I use Smartflex Senior from Smartpak for my OTTB. It has offered more results than others I have tried as it contains a small amount of anti-inflammatory herbs that help keep horses with chronic soreness/stiffness comfortable.
     
    10-12-2013, 09:38 AM
  #3
Foal
Another Smartpak user here!

I tried all of the lower levels of their joint supplement as well as the Sr. Version. My guy is responding best to their Smartpak Resilience III.I may move to a higher version next year, but I want to see the full extent that this helps him first. We're also working through hock stiffness.
     
    10-12-2013, 06:55 PM
  #4
Trained
I do a mix of SmartPak Senior and Corti-Flex HA. I really like the Corti-Flex HA and am going to try and wean onto just that and the Pentosan IM injections she gets for joint health.
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    10-13-2013, 12:35 PM
  #5
Banned
Love my SmartPaks! Good price and I really think they work great!
     
    10-14-2013, 10:02 PM
  #6
Foal
Thanks everyone!! I'll look into all of these supplements and see which one I think will help her most!
     

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