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Corta-Flx

Corta-Flx, Inc. — Item #10086
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Supports joint health & mobility

  • Chondroitin sulfate & glucosamine in the right molecular sizing to assure passage through cell walls
Corta-Flx is a joint supplement that contains key isolates of chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine in proper molecular size, assuring passage through cell walls. Corta-Flx is now available in the convenience of an easy-to-administer pellet.


Available in pellets in SmartPaks or as a liquid in bottles.

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Ingredients

Ingredient Per Serving Per Pound
Guaranteed Analysis (Pellets in SmartPaks)
Crude Protein min 2.00%
Glycine min 1.00%
Glutamine* min 1.00%
Glucuronic Acid* min 0.50%
Proline* min 0.31%
Glutamic Acid* min 0.30%
Vitamin B6 min 504 mg/lb
Manganese min 1,100 ppm
Ascorbic Acid min 480 mg/lb
Copper min 401 ppm
Sulfur min 0.03%
Crude Fat min 0.10%
Crude Fiber max 24.0%
Gelatin* min 5,000 mg/lb
Hyaluronic Acid* min 50 mg/oz 640 mg/lb
* Not recognized as an essential equine nutrient
Guaranteed Analysis (Liquid)
Glycine* min 1.00%
Glutamine* min 1.00%
Glucuronic Acid* min 0.50%
Aspartic Acid* min 0.50%
Hyaluronic Acid* min 50 mg/oz
Lysine min 1.50%
Proline* min 0.31%
Glutamic Acid* min 0.30%
Arginine min 0.21%
Threonine min 0.08%
* Not recognized as an essential equine nutrient
Ingredient Statement (Pellets): Forage Products, Dextrose, Yeast Culture, Glycine, L-Glutamine, L-Proline, Condensed Extracted Glutamic Acid Fermentation Products, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, Copper Sulfate, Sulfur, L-Arginine, L-Threonine, L-Tyrosine, Animal Protein Products (source of Glucuronic Acid and Hyaluronic Acid), Gelatin, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, L-Serine, L-Valine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Histidine, L-Isoleucine, Aspartic Acid, L-Alanine, Bentonite, Sodium Benzoate (a preservative), Yucca Schidigera Extract (a natural flavoring agent), Molasses products, Natural and artificial flavors.

Ingredient Statement (Liquid): Water, Sorbitol, Glycine, L-Glutamine, L-Proline, Condensed Extracted Glutamic Acid Fermentation Products,  Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Ascorbic Acid, Copper Sulfate, Sulfur, L-Arginine, L-Threonine, L-Tyrosine, Gelatin, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, L-Serine, L-Valine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Histidine, L-Isoleucine, Aspartic Acid, Xanthan Gum (Homogenizing Acent), Corn Syrup, Sodium Benzoate (a preservative), Yucca Schidigera Extract (a natural flavoring agent), Natural and artificial flavors.

Instructions

Instructions for Use:
Feeding Directions For Adult Horses: For an average 1,100 lb horse, feed 1 oz daily with the horses regular feed. Loading Period: Feed double amounts for the first 28 days. Feed others according to body weight, less for smaller horses and more for larger breeds.


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    Corta-Flx is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 68.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product - Recommended! I have been using this product on my retired A-curcuit H/J and my off-the-track TB in training and it is awesome! It does take a month or so to kick-in and see results but the results ARE noticable when it does! My vet recommended this to me for use on my guys from the retired Appendix to my now in training TB. It has worked great for the damage that has been done from the 5 ft fences & the prevention of future damage to my TB in training. I think the cost is good too considering some other products.
    Date published: 2010-08-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Maintanece Only Purchase I am using this product for a 3 yr old futurity hopefull barrel horse. It is being used as a maintanece only product so far, so not change has been seen since we started this product, but no change was expected either. Will continue to use as it seems to be a good product for the money.
    Date published: 2010-08-09
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Didn't seem to have any effect My 14 year old TB mare who plays low-goal arena polo has been on the Corta-Flx pellets with HA now for 3.5 months. I haven't noticed a difference in her gait, play, or attitude. In fact, she recently pulled up with a pretty bad soft tissue injury in her front fetlock (mysteriously by standing in her paddock?) and although she continues to eat the Corta-Flx the healing process seems pretty normal and slow (I also had her joint injected, applying Surpass, bute for the first week, handwalking). The pellet form, however, is very convenient to feed and she loves it with no palatability issues.
    Date published: 2010-05-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly Recommend I have used Corta Flx for many years for my horses suffering from arthritis. I recently put my miniature horse that suffers from Cushings,arthritis and chronic laminitis on this product. I noticed considerable improvement in his flexibility and movement one week after starting this product. He is down to getting bute once a day, instead of twice per day. Great product! Quick Results!
    Date published: 2010-04-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from good overall joint product Everything in one product, easy to use! the horses like it so it is easy to dose!
    Date published: 2010-03-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems to be working i purchased this product a month ago to try and avoid having to inject my horse and it seems to be working!
    Date published: 2010-03-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic product My mare is pretty picky so she won't eat it unless I soak her feed and mix it with either apple sauce or molasses....but the results have been fantastic! It is well worth ever penny!
    Date published: 2010-02-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent product Corta-Flx is a good product and it does work. No problems with my horse eating this on his grain. I prefer SP Senior joint supplement and I think it works better for my horse than the Corta-Flx. Others at my barn really like the Corta-Flx. Just like any supplement it seems there some horses that do better on one and others that do better on another. I started to use the Corta-Flx when my horse stopped eating his SP Senior joint supplement (powder) but stopped when a pellet version of that product came out. I prefer the SP supplement over the Corta-Flx. However, this is a good product and worth trying.
    Date published: 2009-12-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I have a 19 year old retired race horse with a racing injury in his stifle. When he is on Corta-Flex he is noticiably more comfortable and has a greater range of motion in his left hind leg. He was doing so well that I tried taking him off of it, not a good idea, it really makes all the difference in his ride-ability!
    Date published: 2009-12-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Results I have had my Hanoverian mare on this product for 8 years. I have tried other joint supplements to see if I could achieve better results or find something more cost effective. She either did not show an improvement or would not eat the other joint supplements. She has done great with Corta-Flx and I highly reccommend it! My other mare I recently accquired has some arthritis in her hocks and she has shown great improvement since being started on the supplement as well! Great product!
    Date published: 2009-12-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great & quick!!! I absolutely LOVE Corta Flex! My 13yr trail QH started clicking in his front & hind limbs. I put him on the pellets after a vet recommendation. He is a picky eater & I was relieved that he loves it. After a week there was no more clicking & my boy was moving much better! I took him off for awhile to double check that it was working & he started clicking again. I have him back on the pellets & will definately keep him on them.
    Date published: 2009-11-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Invention I was originally using Cosequin as my mare's joint supplement. And it wasn't quite doing the trick. She is sixteen years old now, and is only just now showing arthritic signs. She is a driving pony, and when in hard work her joints, tendons, and ligaments get beaten up, so to speak. I just recently switched her over to Corta Flx and the clicking in her joints has gone away and she is moving better than she ever has.
    Date published: 2009-09-29
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from No change in horse After 6 months on this supplement, I saw no improvement in my horse whatsoever. Appears to be a waste of money.
    Date published: 2009-04-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Corta-flx I have an older horse that is showing dressage and thought he might benefit from a joint supplement. I was not expecting to notice a difference, but I was wrong. My gelding is much happier and moving better than ever before thanks to Corta-flx.
    Date published: 2009-04-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for older horses We use this all the time on our senior gelding, and it helps with his creaks and pops. I Highly recomend this!
    Date published: 2009-04-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing results! Our 21 yr old mustang mare is arthritic in the spine. She is tender to the touch, and we even hated riding her, for fear we'd be putting her in more pain. Our trainer recommended Corta-Flx, and so we put it in her SmartPak. The results have been amazing. Our older mare is no longer sore to the touch, and runs around the turn out, bossing any other horse around like she's back on the wild ranges of Nevada. Her gaits are more fluid, and she seems so much younger! We know it's the supplement, because if we run out, she starts to seize up again. Thank you, SmartPak for including such a wonderful product in your service. Sincerely, Michelle in San Marcos, CA
    Date published: 2007-06-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Really Works...Just Need Patience I used Corta-Flx on my 25yr old gelding who has a huge painful bone spavin from an old hock injury. I just wanted to get him to be as comfortable as possible. I had tried everything from acupuncture to injections with no changes. You have to feed it religiously for at least 2 mos. to show results. Eventually, he was back in the arena at our play days beating the youngsters & enjoying every minute of it. It really, really works. Just be patient.
    Date published: 2006-09-10
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Ineffective I used this product on a mare who was beginning to show signs of early arthritic changes. I did the loading dose, extended the loading dose period an extra week, and never got any response. I've heard others say it worked miracles for their horses, but it didn't on mine. Keep in mind that not all horses metabolize all medications the same. Keep trying different ones until you find one that works for your horse.
    Date published: 2004-11-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thank you Corta-Flx! I have an off the track Thoroughbred so I decided to start using Corta-Flx to help prevent any problems that might occur in his joints. The first week he was on it I could see a difference in his movement. His gaits seemed freer and just flowed beautifully. Thank you Corta-Flx!
    Date published: 2004-10-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Corta-Flx Saved My TB! I have had amazing results with Corta-Flx over the past 14 months! I got my thoroughbred off the track, and he had arthritis in his hocks from racing for four years. I was told that he would only be able to be ridden on the flat and occasionally over low fences. Being a long time hunter/jumper rider, this was very disappointing. But now, my TB is being jumped up to 4 feet several times a week. Thanks to Corta-Flx, he is pain free, and excelling at jumping. This is a fantastic supplement for any horse with joint problems!
    Date published: 2004-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful results! Two years ago I bought (mostly out of pity!) a mare who, at anyone's best guess, was somewhere between twenty and thirty years old. Every step she took was accompanied by cracking and popping noises that made everyone who heard them wince! I started her on Corta-Flx and within 2 months my young daughter was winning ribbons on her, silently and smoothly! I'd recommend this product to anyone who has a horse with joint problems.
    Date published: 2004-07-25
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