I have been using this on our 17 year old gelding who had started showing signs of stiffness and soreness in his joints about two months ago and he has shown a marked improvement in his movements. He is a much happier boy. Love that this product doesnt have any extra stuff in it that isn't needed. Only wish it came in pellet form. My boy prefers pellets over poweder so I make sure I mix it with rice brand along with his Senior Pellets and BL Pellets.
May 4, 2013
Picky horse didn't approve
I had my aged horse on a half dose of this product. She has Cushings, so I don't like to put her on anything with glucosamine and was excited to find a product like this that doesn't contain it. She ate this for about 8 days and looked and felt fantastic on it. She wasn't stiff or tight and was frolicking around her paddock. However, after about a week, she stopped eating it and refused to touch her grain if she smelled this. I think it's a great product, but my mare didn't approve. I would love to see this in a palatable pellet form because she is much more accepting of pellets than powders.
February 4, 2013
This supplement changed my aged gelding's life!
After going through several leg injuries, I thought my older retired hunter gelding would never work again. With the help of some other supplements, he was making great strides in soundness. Sadly, he still seemed sore and stiff in his joints and just MSM wasn't doing it for him anymore. I began researching other lines of joint supplements and with the help of my vet, came upon Grand HA. After just weeks of this product he was reverting to his old ways. Now, months later, he has decided he's a four-year-old again! My poor old gelding who couldn't take two trot strides without wanting to give up is now BUCKING and BOLTING with my poor beginner riders, for no reason other than he just wants us to know how fantastic he's feeling. I'd never seen such animated lead changes out of him before! He already struggles with conformation issues, but you would never know that nor that he had tendon injuries now that he's on this supplement. I'm happy beyond words. Thank you, SmartPak, for giving me my fun-loving boy back.
January 23, 2013
Made a HUGE difference
I put my gelding on this product in the hopes that it would help his joints. He has had injections done before, and I knew the source of the problem was his joints productivity of reproducing the fluid. I did some research and decided to give this a try. It did take about 2.5-3 months for me to see any real changes, but once the product was in his system and started working there was a DRAMATIC difference. He went from being a grumpy sour horse, that was visibly uncomfortable in his hocks, to a horse that wants to work and one that you can barely tell that his joints are weak. Although he never was lame due to his joints, I can happily see that he is much more comfortable and no longer sore, he has even started bucking and playing in turnout (something I never saw before this product). I am hoping that if I keep him on this product he will not require injections in the future. So far, this is the best supplement that I have ever used. Thank you Smartpak and Grand HA!
January 21, 2013
I only use half
I only write reviews for products I REALLY like. I started using this product a long time ago and knew it was making a difference on my older horse's joints. For whatever reason, I stopped using it (probably $) and over time noticed my gelding getting stiffer. After starting back, the product again made a BIG difference. SPECIAL NOTE: I only use half the recommended dosage and this does VERY well.
August 28, 2012
Wanted a high dose of HA
My horse has arthritic changes and I wanted a high potency HA product that did not contain glucosamine. This product fits both criteria.
Although it does not contain MSM, which would be desireable, I find it is effective.
However, I also give monthly Adequan and Legend injections...so it is hard to tease out the relative benefit of each.
All together, along with Back On Track products, I have a comfortable horse, that is moving well after several significant....and usually career endiing....injuries.
March 18, 2012