What to Expect When Using Senior Horse Joint SupplementsWhat are senior joint supplements?
Senior joint supplements are daily formulas specially designed to help keep older horses comfortable. These formulas provide key ingredients for joint health, such as glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, along with MSM and herbs like devil’s claw and yucca to help manage the discomfort that comes with aging.
Why senior joint supplements are a smart choice
Normal aging and years of work can really take a toll on joints, causing stiffness and discomfort that can make a senior horse’s life more difficult. By providing your old friend with joint support designed to help keep him comfortable, you’re showing him how much you love him and appreciate the years you’ve shared.
What to expect from senior joint supplements
When giving a senior joint formula, keep in mind that the ingredients in them generally take about 6-8 weeks to reach their full benefit, so don’t sweat it if you don’t see exactly what you hoped for right away. After about six weeks, start looking for signs that your best bud is feeling comfortable, such as moving freely out of his stall in the morning, getting around his paddock, or during your rides if he’s still in work.
How to support success
Keeping a targeted formula in your senior’s SmartPaks is like providing a daily dose of love, helping ensure he can enjoy his golden years. For more tips on how to support your senior going strong as he ages, check out what SmartPak’s Staff Veterinarian has to say in the senior horse section of our Equine Health Library.
Top picks for senior joint supplements
Top pick for helping seniors stay comfortable
SmartFlex Senior Pellets
Non-herbal support for competing seniors
SmartFlex Senior Herb-Free Pellets