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post #1 of 9 Old 07-27-2007, 05:33 PM Thread Starter
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Where do you buy supplements?

Hi everyone! This is my first time owning a horse and I was wondering where do you all buy your supplements? I don't live near a tack store, so I have to buy them online. What places have you had luck with and are there any website companies you would stay away from? Thanks!!
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post #2 of 9 Old 07-27-2007, 05:38 PM
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it depends on what kind of supplements you are looking for.

welcome to the forum!

have you bought a horse yet if so what kind?

i like to get stuff from here and not only can you get supplements but any and everything else you could possibly need at a very cheap price!
www.horse.com

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post #3 of 9 Old 07-27-2007, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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He is a 14 year old appendix quarter horse. I am just riding him for pleasure. He is 15.2 and sorrel in color. He is a fun guy.

I was thinking about a joint supplement for him, and some electrolytes for the summer. Anything else I might need?
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post #4 of 9 Old 07-27-2007, 05:58 PM
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i try to avoid them unless i really need them. but its up to you. i know manna pro makes good supplements.

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post #5 of 9 Old 07-27-2007, 05:59 PM
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what will you be using him for?

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post #6 of 9 Old 07-28-2007, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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I am going to be doing some fox hunting and some pleasure riding on him. Nothing very strenuous, but for his age, I know he is going to need something.
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post #7 of 9 Old 07-30-2007, 07:59 PM
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i use Smart Pak Equine and love it. Their prices are good and they measure and package each supplement so its really easy to feed.

http://www.smartpakequine.com/
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post #8 of 9 Old 07-30-2007, 10:57 PM
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I also love love smartpaks.
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post #9 of 9 Old 08-12-2007, 09:05 PM
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I purchase my horses supplements @ horse.com (country supply). My horse is currently on Farnam Joint supplement. It's a little expensive, but that's what he was on when I got him. He seems to be doing great. He also wears sports medicine boots on his front legs for extra support.
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