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Absorbine® Bute-Less™ Pellets

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Herbal support to help manage discomfort

  • Includes devil's claw & yucca, two of nature's most powerful herbs, plus vitamin B-12
Same formula, new name! Bute Less Pellets, formerly B-L Pellets, help with the discomfort associated with normal daily exercise. Bute Less Pellets contain devil's claw and yucca, two of nature's most powerful herbs, as well as Vitamin B-12. Bute Less Pellets earned top honors from the Horse Journal in 2007, making them a top-ranked formula!

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    Absorbine® Bute-Less™ Pellets is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 291.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seeing improvement Tried a one month supply for my 25 year old mare who was not lying down to rest as much as she used to (should be). After one month's use it seemed like we were seeing a positive change. Now she is on it every day to help her feel more limber.
    Date published: 2020-01-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems to Work! My horse has been on this supplement for a couple months now, and I have noticed a difference! He has arthritis and usually took quite a while to work out of it. Now he comes out of the stall less stiff, working out of it quicker, and VOLUNTARILY working through his back! This is a HUGE accomplishment! Especially good for horses prone to ulcers as well. Much more gentle on the stomach. Highly recommend!
    Date published: 2019-12-04
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Better than STP Like this most of the all pain relief I don’t compete this horse at the moment so no big deal for me. It does work way better then the performance version. I see zero results on the performance one!
    Date published: 2019-12-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well for my horses I keep this on hand for when teh aches and pains of my horses come in with are easily taken care of. It has been a staple in my barn for many years. i have not had a horse turn their nose up at it yet.
    Date published: 2019-09-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works This just simply works for my 24 y/o appendix. He’s big, and prone to joint pains, as well as the random bang your toe on a stump pains. This is a daily supp for him, and it simply works. I totally recommend. A little expensive, like everything.... but my picky eater doesn’t hesitate to mow down on it
    Date published: 2019-08-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I bought this for my guy who has navicular hoping it would make him a little more comfortable. It has far surpassed that. He’s like a new horse. I’m very happy with this!
    Date published: 2019-08-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jake seems to be doing good on bute less and doesn't seem to be stiff
    Date published: 2019-08-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible Results My severely navicular mare HATES bute.. I thought it would be hard to find a natural alternative - but when I saw this, I got so excited and had to try it. She has been on it for almost 6 months now and I couldn't imagine her off of it. Sometimes she has off days, but thats just her and they are nowhere near as bad as before. After I went through my first bucket I didn't have autoship on at the time, so she was off of it for a week or 2.. I IMMEDIATELY noticed a difference when she wasn't on it. I swear by this, I also love that its natural.. We give them so much man made stuff, it makes me feel so good to be able to give her something natural and easy on her stomach!!
    Date published: 2019-05-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Stuff!! I bought this three weeks ago for my 27 year old Draft Horse mare in an act of desperation. We really thought she was running out of time... My mare has been getting progressively more arthritic and uncomfortable on her back legs. She was lying down to rest less and less because getting back up was so difficult for her. Within three weeks, using just one slightly heaped scoop a day, the dose recommended for a 1100 - 1200 pound horse (she is 1800 lbs), she is lying down and getting back up again, no problem. No more grunting and staggering as she gets back to her feet. Yesterday, she voluntarily LOPED into the back pasture for turn out with our other horse. This is HUGE! My mare hasn't voluntarily gone faster than a quick walk in more than 2 years, even when grain is being offered. Her ears are forward, her face looks relaxed and happy, no more grumpy pursed lips...I am so happy for her and highly recommend this product. We still won't be working her, I mean, she IS 27, but wow, just the fact that she can now enjoy her retirement, she is a pleasure to watch.
    Date published: 2019-03-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My senior horse is responding well to Bute Less I started Bute Less smart pak pellets 5 weeks ago on my 30 year old appy gelding. He has chronic arthritis and I wanted to try and get him off a daily dose of bute. These pellets are giving him more relief than Bute and its much easier on his gut. I would highly recommend this product.
    Date published: 2019-01-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works really well for my 20 year old arthritic gelding!
    Date published: 2018-11-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good supplement I have fed this to a couple horses over the years. They eat it right up and do well on it. I feed this along with msm to ease the everyday aches and pains of my aging horse.
    Date published: 2018-09-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Product My mare is 30+ and her immediate response after starting this product is just impressive. I have decided to have all my senior horses on this.
    Date published: 2018-09-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Was what I was expecting. I have been using this for years. I always have it on hand in case I am planning a long travel time with my horses or they have an injury that will take time to heal. I like that Bute-Less has more natural ingredients and does not cause any stomach upset. The horses eat it alone or in grain.
    Date published: 2018-09-09
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't Help My Pony At All I've been using this product on my pony along with MSM and it hasn't made any difference in her comfort level she also doesn't approve of of the taste 100%. I recommend using plain old yucca.
    Date published: 2018-07-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product Has done wonders for my 34 yr old qtr horse who was bothered by arthritis, he walks so much better with no pain.
    Date published: 2018-06-06
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Buteless the Shoer trimmed my horse to short and she is very sore, buteless seemed to have no effect at all on her pain
    Date published: 2018-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Really Works!! I love this stuff! It's a great reasonable price and really makes a difference. My horse was starting to get stiff and just glucosamine wasn't helping so I started him on this and he is doing so much better!
    Date published: 2018-03-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! This product has really helped my older mare are live more comfortably.
    Date published: 2018-02-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really helped my gelding This helps my boy diagnosed with arthritis in his front hoof. He also has weak hocks. With this in conjunction with hylaraunic acid keeps him very comfortable.
    Date published: 2017-12-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well I buy this for my 17-year-old gelding in the winter to keep his arthritis pain at bay
    Date published: 2017-12-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helps with pain My horse has a chronic sore neck and this product helps him be less sore
    Date published: 2017-12-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from THIS STUFF WORKS! My 29 year old gelding who has navicular is like a different horse. I was seriously considering putting my friend of 25 years down this past summer to spare him the harsh Midwest winter. I was desperately searching for some help for him and tried Absorbine Bute-Less. He has been on it for 5 months now and this stuff is amazing. I give him 1 scoop a day and his lameness is pretty well gone. It brings me joy to see the old guy who did not want to even take a step due to the pain occasionally running in the pasture. Try it!
    Date published: 2017-12-14
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Due to a combination of factors (including difficulty ensuring that supplements were actually being administered at our previous barn), my 22-year-old mare was very stiff, slow and lethargic. She has made a near 180 turnaround and this product is just one of many positive changes that have been made so I am hesitant to give too much credit to any single item. She has been on this supplement for about 6-7 weeks now and definitely "creaks" less and moves more fluidly since starting on this. I actually thought that I couldn't ride my mare anymore and now she's giving (kid) lessons a few days a week and I am back to riding her as well. I'm still contemplating going back to straight MSM because of the respiratory benefits that it offers for a comparable price to this product as she has a slight cough at times and I've had good luck with that product in the past as well. I do think that this supplement does what it is advertised to do, its just too early to tell if it's the ideal fit or not. I will also add that if you have a picky eater, this seems to be a winner. According to my barn manager, my mare has yet to refuse to eat this and there have been several over the years that have had to be mixed in with applesauce.
    Date published: 2017-12-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the product! He moves much more comfortably and is a much happier horse with it.
    Date published: 2017-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Keeps my 25 year old gelding with arthritis sound and comfortable. He can play with his friends, do dressage and jump on this product. Without this, he would probably have to be retired.
    Date published: 2017-09-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy with product and results Purchased Buteless in July 2017. My gelding was on Bute for arthritis and was doing OK. I gave Buteless a try as I wanted to take him off of the drug as it takes a toll on their system long term. To my amazement he is better on Buteless than he was on Bute. Not only in riding is he traveling more sound... At free will in the field playing.
    Date published: 2017-09-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product SAtisfied with it and will continue to use it. However, I will not purchase it from smartPak
    Date published: 2017-08-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does it work? Hope so, but who knows for sure! My horse has been on this for about a month. First of all, I'm thrilled that he eats it! He is picky. As a dressage horse, I'm picky about movement, and to be honest, he is pretty sound to begin with, just stiff sometimes. I can't say for sure whether he is more comfortable, he is good some days, so-so other days, and a lot depends on his turnout which varies. He is certainly not worse. Yucca really helped my other old horse who was more dramatically/consistently stiff, so I feel it's probably making my horse feel more comfortable whether I can see it or not. For the price it seems like a good risk.
    Date published: 2017-07-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! I use this product for my 26 year old QH/TB cross. She has arthritis in her back right leg and has trouble moving around some days. But on this product she is 100% sound!!! I suggest this product to others! She is also a picky eater but loves this stuff!
    Date published: 2017-07-13
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