Glucosamine HCI 12,000 is a great value joint and mobility for all horses and ponies.
- Contains a full 12g Glucosamine per 30g serve.
- Provided from Glucosamine Hydrochloride (HCl) - backed by research.
- Also provides MSM and Hyaluronic Acid (HA).
- Great value joint and mobility support for all horses and ponies.
Equine America is BETA NOPS and UFAS assured which means that full product traceability is in place, along with a quality assurance program which minimises the risk of contamination of the feed with prohibited substances and NOPS. Products are formulated to be suitable for horses competing under FEI regulations and the Rules of Racing.
For those competing under the Rules of Racing please note this product contains controlled levels of MSM, for further advice please contact our technical team email@example.com
Key Ingredients Per 30g Serving
Wear and tear on the cartilage which covers the articular surfaces of joints is one of the most common causes of reduced mobility in horses and ponies. It is often seen in older horses but can affect those in lighter work, as well those with a strenuous training and competition programme.
Cartilage doesn’t have its own blood supply and it relies on the bone underneath and the synovial or joint fluid bathing the joint to supply nutrients and key compounds to maintain its health and shock-absorbing properties. As the horse ages, or the daily impact of training and competition increases, the ability of the underlying bone and synovial fluid to provide these nutrients may not be enough to maintain health, resulting in stiffness and reduced mobility.
It then becomes important that the horse receives a dietary supply of these key nutrients to ensure the cartilage and joint fluid retain their elasticity and shock-absorbing properties to support joint health, comfort, and mobility.
Ingredients & Nutrition
Glucosamine is one of the key compounds in supporting joint health, and has 3 important roles:
- To stimulate the production of the proteoglycans which help produce the strong, elastic, shock-absorbing properties of the collagen matrix in the cartilage
- To help reduce the degradation of cartilage
- It has antioxidant properties and helps anti-inflammatory processes.
MSM helps the horse's own anti-inflammatory processes
Hyaluronic Acid is important in maintaining the viscosity and elastic shock-absorbing properties of joint fluid
Glucosamine HCl 12000 provides these 3 key nutrients to provide nutritional support for both cartilage repair, and to help maintain healthy joint fluid to lubricate and nourish the joint.
Key Ingredients Per 30g Serving
|Crude Protein18.2%||Crude Fibre<1.0%|
|Crude Fat<1.0%||Crude Ash10.3%|
Directions For Use
For 500kg horse: for initial 10 days, 30g per day. Thereafter, may be reduced to 15g per day, to maintain the desired response.
Composition: Dextrose, Glucosamine hydrochloride, Methylsulphonylmethane (MSM), Hyaluronic Acid.
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