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post #1 of 4 Old 01-14-2015, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
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Which supplement?

I am looking for for a joint supplement for my 6 year old AQHA western pleasure mare...here is what I have came up with so farad can't decided which one! Which one would/wouldn't you feed?

The only non joint supplement is

Vita 99 by Vapco
http://www.vapco.com/prod_vita99.html


Joint supplements-

Ani flex GL
http://m.horse.com/item/animed-aniflex-gl/E000463/

Vapco adult flex it

http://www.vapco.com/prod_adultflex.html

Flex it by Vapco
http://www.vapco.com/prod_flexit.html
Vapco flex it

Majesty's flex wafers
https://www.smartpakequine.com/mobil...FQisaQoduz8AXw

I know it is a lot but thanks!!!
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post #2 of 4 Old 01-15-2015, 06:32 PM
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I've honestly not heard much about any of those supplements.

The thing with supplements is, they don't all work, and some that work for one horse might not work for another horse. You'll have to try one and see if you notice a difference, if not then you'll need to switch to a different one and keep going from there.

Of course some people just don't bother with them. I'm more of I'd rather spend a little and hope it does work. I'm a fan of these:

Cosequin® ASU Plus Nutramax Laboratories ( - Supplements - Joint - Powdered/Pellet)

Exceed 6-Way Med-Vet Pharmaceuticals ( - Supplements - Joint - Hyaluronic Acid)

https://www.smartpakequine.com/smart...-pellets-8293p

But like I said, not all supplements will work for all horses.

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post #3 of 4 Old 01-24-2015, 12:51 AM
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I am not a big fan of buying the all-in-one type of joint supplements, my guy is so big I ended up going through way too much trying to get the right amount. What I ended up doing was buying MSM and Glucosamine by themselves, it was a lot cheaper and I could give the correct dose for his size and needs.
CORTA-FLX Flex-Force Glucosamine 5000 Solution - Horse.com

AniMed Pure MSM - Horse.com

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post #4 of 4 Old 01-24-2015, 05:06 AM
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why does your mare need a joint supplement ? if there is not something wrong with her, i would not be adding it .
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