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  • Retailers dumor joint supplement for horse
  • Fluidflex for racehorses

 
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    03-21-2010, 12:07 AM
  #1
Weanling
Arrow Joints

So my horse has suffered from a couple hock injuries, 2 that i've been informed about, she doesn't show any signs in motion/riding or she doesnt show and pain when touching her hocks no stiffness ect.. but I thought in knowing this that it would be smart to put her on a joint supplement..and I was curious as to if anyones ever used:
Dumor Horse Joint Supplement - 5065178 | Tractor Supply Company

Sho-Flex™ Joint Supplement Fortified with Vitamins & Minerals - Joint Supplements


Thanks :)
     
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    03-21-2010, 10:18 AM
  #2
Weanling
Bump!
Nobodys used those supplements? Any suggestions?
     
    03-21-2010, 08:18 PM
  #3
Weanling
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Really nobody has any advice?
     
    03-21-2010, 08:53 PM
  #4
Weanling
I used the first one with little results on my arthritic horse. I used fluid-flex and I saw improvements! I would also buy corta-flex for him.ive never used the second one you listed but I think it would work.
     
    03-21-2010, 09:44 PM
  #5
Weanling
Yes, I was leaning towards the second one two, I was just seeing if anybodys used it before :) thanks for the advice :)
     
    03-22-2010, 10:59 AM
  #6
Yearling
I have been using the Dumor on my senior citizen for 2 years now and have seen good results. However, I double the amount recommended on the label. I would also do that on most Glucosamine supplements as a study funded by the AAEP showed that an average sized horse needed 10,000mg in order to show and improvement in pain.
     
    03-22-2010, 10:10 PM
  #7
Weanling
Thanks :) she's not in any pain, I just wanted to get on top of it so I can prolong the arthritis and such :)
     
    03-22-2010, 10:24 PM
  #8
Banned
I use this Flex-Force, its from the makers of Cortaflex, but I absolutely swear by it. I double up the dosage like Ryle does, even though I don't really think I need to....I just like to be cautious.

My boy is far from a senior, he's only 12, but he was a racehorse for quite a while, and he does have visible improvement with it. The only problem is I haven't had luck finding it in stores or most online places, just ValleyVet and Jeffers.

Flex-Force with HA Corta-Flx (Equine - Horse Supplements - Joint - Powdered/Pellet)
     
    03-23-2010, 10:41 AM
  #9
Foal
I have an older gelding with horrible arthritis. I use this with MSM daily and he stays very comfortable
B-L Solution (Equine America) - All Products - FarmVet.com.
Equithrive Joint (Biological Prospects) - All Products - FarmVet.com

However last summer when I was riding more I used this and honestly it is like a miracle supplement its just a little more price
     
    03-23-2010, 05:56 PM
  #10
Weanling
Cool thanks guys, I still haven't decided what i'm going to put her on yet
     

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