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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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Active Ingredients Per 1 oz:
(Maintenance Dose = 1 scoop (1 ounce) daily)
  • Devil's Claw Extract
    350 mg
  • Vitamin B-12
    20 mg
  • Yucca
Inactive Ingredients: : Apple Flavor, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Dried Molasses, Mineral Oil, Wheat Middlings, Yucca Schidigera Extract


Instructions for Use:
Directions for Use: Administer 1 oz. daily for an average 1,100 lb (500 kg) horse.

Adjust administration amount according to body weight, above directions are based on an 1,100 lb horse.

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    Absorbine® Bute-Less™ Pellets is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 267.
    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
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just wasn't right for my Mare I bought this and used it for about 3 weeks. While my mare with hock arthritis did show improvement in her movement, she also showed signs of stomach upset. She is sensitive and the Devils Claw was just a not a good option for her.
    Date published: 2017-07-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product I think this product helps my mare through some stiffness. Easy to mix with her feed and she will eat it!
    Date published: 2017-06-28
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bute Less was Result Less Unfortunately this product did not help my horse with his foot soreness and made no difference for him. He didn't mind eating it though.
    Date published: 2017-06-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Love it. I put my senior gelding on it for his arthritis and now he's running around like a youngster
    Date published: 2017-02-17
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good product This seems to help with stiffness. Horse is moving better and more. I think depending on the issue you're dealing with this product could be great. I was looking for some relief for my gelding before he goes back on Previcox for summer use. I believe it's helped some. Priced well, seemed like a good gamble.
    Date published: 2017-02-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works really well I have two horses on this product and they are doing so well. I will be purchasing more in the future.
    Date published: 2017-01-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from bute less so far this has help my guy with there stiffness and other pains l like the way it work and it is safer them bute alone
    Date published: 2017-01-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product Started using this and my mare seemed to move a little better through her back and was more willing to trot with me.
    Date published: 2017-01-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from works well I bought this product for a horse with a chronic condition that can be painful at times. I use it as an alternative to daily bute.
    Date published: 2017-01-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It works good I have noticed a diffenerce but I just need something stronger. But my old man had a little more pep in his step !
    Date published: 2017-01-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from My senior horses feel sooo much better. It has helped tremendously with minor musculoskeletal aches & pains.
    Date published: 2016-12-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bute less I got this because my horses need a little help so far it is working
    Date published: 2016-12-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for my horse Bought for my older mare with some arthritis and has worked great
    Date published: 2016-12-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Sensitive Tummies and Keeps Em Moving! I use this on my sidebone pasture pony we rescued. On really cold days or days where she's gotten too "frisky" and hurts the next day. She gets it everyday so its always working in her system and her off days are few and far between. Takes awhile to build up in the system--but press on! Its highly palatable for picky eaters. Also use on my 20 year old TB who has the most sensitive stomach in the world. It doesnt bother him and he keeps moving and grooving!
    Date published: 2016-12-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Didn't see much of a difference I used this for a month for my 19 year old senior horse. He gobbled it up without grain but he's not a picky eater. I bought it since he seemed to be having achy joints. He was resting his left hind hock a lot and would limp on it a bit. I didn't see much of a difference in his way of moving but I did see him resting his hoof less. However, he is also on aspirin for uveitis. Maybe it wasn't enough time but I don't have any desire to try it again for joints. I would possibly try it again if my horse had to be on bute specifically for some other issue though. Furthermore, I would still recommend it to a friend since I think it's a better alternative to bute if it works. May as well try it as it's not that costly imo. I give it 4 stars so other people give it a try but 3 for my horse's needs.
    Date published: 2016-12-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Horses love it and works well. I bought this a few orders ago, because I don't like to use much bute. This work great for my horse's arthritis without me having to worry about her stomach. Now keep it always!
    Date published: 2016-11-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bite Less Looks like it might be working. Will keep using on my 26 year old boy!
    Date published: 2016-11-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like a new horse I have a 13yr old American Warmblood mare that had several injuries before she came to me. I have been trying to get her back up and going again and didn't think it would happen until I found Buteless. She went from stoic and stiff to running the herd of 7 yr olds in a week!!
    Date published: 2016-11-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purchased to help an older mare with constant limp that showed no sign of other issues. Within a week she no longer showed her limp. And she ate it with no issues.
    Date published: 2016-10-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I have used bute less for many years for many horses. I think it works to relieve pain and inflammation as well as many more costly options.
    Date published: 2016-09-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Happy With Product My daughter's old mare who has arthritis is a very picky eater and over the past 6 months or so, I have been battling to get her to like a supplement that will help her! She has never hesitated to eat her grain with the Buteless pellets added! And I definitely think she's moving a lot smoother now! And I love the price tag!
    Date published: 2016-09-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from good product I've had my older mare, she has a bone chip, on this product for 2 months and she seems to be in less pain, walking easier than before.
    Date published: 2016-09-13
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