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post #1 of 4 Old 08-29-2013, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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What's the best supplement?

Started riding my horse to get him back in shape now that kids are back in school and I now have time and was just wondering what I could give him as a supplement since I will be riding him more . He is a bit over weight so I do not really want him having feed. Right now he is just on pasture and has a mineral salt block by his water.
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-29-2013, 06:56 PM
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What are you looking for the supplement to do? Does he "need" anything?

People are all across the board on supplements. Personally, I only want to use them sparingly. However, I am a big fan of glucosamine (for joints).

If you can't think of anything specific he needs, but are still wanting to give him something, look at some multi vitamins.
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-31-2013, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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a multi vitamin supplement is what I was meaning I'm sorry I didn't say just want him to keep up his energy level since I am riding him alot more
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-31-2013, 09:36 PM
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I love this website- Horse Multi-Vitamin Supplements - Horse Supplements from SmartPak Equine

SmartPaks are so handy and they have great prices. As far as multivitamins go, I just ordered Mega-Cell for horses on grass based diets. I did a lot of research and this looks like a really nice supplement at a VERY nice price.

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