Joint Supplements


Performance Horse Nutrition: What Role Do Supplements Play?

July 31, 2015

Dr. Brian Nielsen presents up-to-date information on feeding the athletic horse and using nutritional supplements.... Read More

Prior to having an MRI performed, the horse must have all shoes removed and the hooves cleaned. Steel horseshoes and nails are magnetic and cannot enter the MRI scanner.


The Equine Athlete: Healthy Hooves, Healthy Joints

June 23, 2015

Vets know balanced hooves help maintain healthy joints. Learn more from our experts, who are both vets and farriers.... Read More


Promoting Lifelong Equine Joint Health

June 23, 2015

By using sensible strategies, we can promote healthy equine joints capable of withstanding athletic demands.... Read More


The Impact of Omega-3s on Horses with Lower Airway Disease

May 25, 2015

Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce signs of chronic lower airway disease in horses.... Read More


Algae: The Next Big Thing for Equine Lameness and OA?

March 09, 2015

An extract from blue-green algae--a potentially toxic substance--could help arthritic horses without poisoning them.... Read More


What's in a Supplement?

February 02, 2015

Here's what current research, or lack thereof, is telling us about common equine supplement ingredients.... Read More


Can I Give My Horse Biotin Supplements Designed for Humans?

January 26, 2015

Find out how biotin might help hoof and haircoat. ... Read More


Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2014

January 21, 2015

Studies covered stem cells, nerve blocks, respiratory issues, joint supplements, kissing spines treatments, and more.... Read More


Helpful Tips on Caring for Senior Horses This Winter

December 17, 2014

From joint health to hoof care and nutrition to dental issues, learn how to help your old horse conquer the cold.... Read More


Researchers Seeking Input on Supplement Survey

November 18, 2014

Middle Tennessee State University researchers are studying horse owners' beliefs about and use of equine supplements.... Read More


Participation Sought on Performance Horse Management Survey

November 11, 2014

The survey is for a study into links between management practices and musculoskeletal health, injury, and performance.... Read More


Racehorse Owners Schooled on Horse Health, Care Issues

October 16, 2014

Owners heard lectures on topics such as the musculoskeletal system, nutrition, and second careers.... Read More


Poll Recap: Supplement Expenses

September 23, 2014

Of the 1,045 respondents, 227 (22%) said they spend $21-$40 per month on supplements per horse. ... Read More


10 Equine Joint Health Resources on

July 31, 2014

Learn about options for keeping horses' joints healthy and for treating those that have developed problems. ... Read More


Study: Start Measures to Prevent Equine Arthritis Early

June 14, 2014

Anti-inflammatory aids mixed with daily feed rations can help decrease joint inflammation in young horses.... Read More


Oral Joint Supplement Efficacy Tested in Senior Horses

March 26, 2014

Researchers found that an oral joint supplement did not improve stiff gaits in one senior horse population.... Read More


Infographic: Equine Joint Health Supplements

February 28, 2014

Learn about equine joint supplements and what might help your horse in our easy-to-follow visual guide.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More


Drug to Treat Equine Joint Dysfunction Gains FDA Approval

December 03, 2013

The drug is designed to treat joint dysfunction in horses associated with equine osteoarthritis.... Read More


Adequan Slowly Returning to Market

September 17, 2013

While Adequan IM has slowly begun returning to the market, the drug will remain in short supply for a time.... Read More


Poll Recap: Supplement Seal of Approval

August 20, 2013

Of the 396 voters, 61 (15%) indicated they seek the NASC seal and wouldn't purchase a supplement without it.... Read More


Overseeing Supplements

August 15, 2013

Navigating the world of supplements for horses can sometimes seem like exploring uncharted territory.... Read More


Poll Recap: Joint Injections

August 13, 2013

Of the 703 voters, 484 (69%) indicated they never have their horses' joints injected... Read More


Adequan Could Return to Market Later this Month

August 05, 2013

The manufacturer anticipates the release of Adequan products to the market beginning in late August 2013.... Read More


Do Joint Supplements Help Prevent and/or Treat Arthritis?

July 11, 2013

Dr. David Frisbie of Colorado State describes the effectiveness of equine joint supplements.... Read More