Recent News for Supplements


Vitamin E Supplementation for Neurologic Disorders

June 27, 2013

One researcher reviews vitamin E supplementation in horses with neurologic disorders.... Read More


NASC Announces Updated Quality Seal

June 19, 2013

Consumers can expect to see the updated seal on shelves as early as this fall.... Read More


Adequan Availability could be Limited in Coming Months

May 13, 2013

Supplies of Adequan i.m. are expected to be limited in the coming months due to factory renovations.... Read More


Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics for Horses

April 16, 2013

A study examines the effects of P. acidilactici and S. boulardii-based probiotics on horses.... Read More


USEF Issues Statement on Supplement Use

April 07, 2013

The USEF issued a statement regarding the use of equine nutritional supplements on April 1. ... Read More


Supplement to Support Post-Surgical Joint Health (AAEP 2012)

March 31, 2013

A supplement fed after osteochondral fragment removal could help reduce post-surgical joint inflammation.... Read More


Exercise, Nutritional Supplement's Effects on Inflammation

March 29, 2013

Researchers are closer to helping owners and trainers identify if a horse is at risk for soft tissue injury.... Read More


Use of Calming Agent in Racehorses Examined

March 28, 2013

Racing officials are taking a close look at the calming agent GABA, which was banned by the USEF in 2012. ... Read More


Healthy Horse Treats

February 01, 2013

Fed in moderation, most treats won't negatively impact a horse's overall diet.... Read More


Joint Supplement Choices

February 01, 2013

Nutraceuticals such as joint supplements have become popular preventative therapies for equine osteoarthritis.... Read More


Two Supplements' Effects on Nonglandular Ulcers (AAEP 2012)

January 28, 2013

Some nutritionists have speculated that certain dietary supplements might assist with equine ulcer management.... Read More


Comparing the Effects of Two Equine Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements

December 09, 2012

Although the equine body incorporates these two supplements differently, each has its benefits.... Read More


Pre- and Probiotics for Horses

November 26, 2012

Providing pre- and probiotics, coupled with proper nutrition, can have positive effects on horses' health.... Read More


Supplementing Wisely

November 01, 2012

Assess your horse's overall diet, nutrient needs, health status, and workload before supplementing him.... Read More


Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Injury in Racehorses

April 20, 2012

One researcher relayed that it could be possible to identify horses at risk for injury before accidents occur.... Read More


USEF: Use of GABA as a Calming Supplement Prohibited

February 23, 2012

Recently, reports of the use of a product called "Carolina Gold" have been brought to the USEF Equine Drugs an... Read More


Supplementation Strategies for Performance Horses

January 08, 2012

Performance horses need customized diets to meet their energy requirements, as hay alone likely won't suffice.... Read More


Bioniche Receives Regulatory Approval for Equine Supplement

October 30, 2011

Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate accepted the low molecular weight hyaluronate sodium product.... Read More


Green-Lipped Mussel Product Beneficial for Horses with OA

October 09, 2011

A green-lipped mussel-derived product could be useful for combating some signs of osteoarthritis in horses.... Read More


Emerging Osteoarthritis Therapies

August 01, 2011

Supplements, polysulfated glycosaminoglycans, and regenerative medicines are some approaches for treating OA.... Read More


The Science Behind Equine Nutritional Supplements

August 01, 2011

Which equine nutritional supplements have the research to back up their claims?... Read More


Is There a Science Behind Equine Nutrition?

June 18, 2011

A lack of scientific research in equine nutrition makes it difficult to base a feeding program solely on ... Read More


Commentary: Nutritional Supplements for Horses: Where's the Science?

May 13, 2011

Many owners don't think twice before feeding their horses nutritional supplements touted to solve issues ranging from metabolic and joint problems to insect control and behavioral vices. But in many cases the science behind the powders, pellets, and ... Read More


Allergy Management through Antioxidants, Digestive Support

April 23, 2011

Nutritional support in the form of antioxidant and digestive aid can help strengthen the immune system. ... Read More


Providing Nutritional Support for the Equine Skeletal System

February 14, 2011

Nutritional supplements can support healthy joint, bone, and connective tissue function in horses. ... Read More