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Boomer11 09-13-2012 05:42 PM

Joint supplement?
 
I have a 21 year old gelding. He still competes in barrel races and loves every second of it. A few weeks ago he got a look over by the vet and the vet suggested putting him on some kind of supplement for his joints. He didn't specifiy a brand or anything and at the time I didn't think to ask. Now I'm shopping around and there are SO many different kinds to buy, I have no idea what to get? So what brands do y'all suggest? Should it be a senior or performance supplement? Also he's being eating all stock pellets, with a hoof supplement, and free choice grass hay. He is doing well and is in shape however I'm changing him over to a senior feed shortly. Will I still need a supplement with a senior feed?

If there are typos I apologize I'm on my phone and it's not the best way to post! Thanks in advance!
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mudpie 09-13-2012 07:18 PM

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