Recent News for Supplements


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


Can Fatty Acid Supplementation Help IR Horses?

August 04, 2013

Supplementation with a certain type of fatty acid appears to improve insulin sensitivity in IR horses. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Readers Discuss Complementary Therapy Habits

July 16, 2013

Most readers said they've incorporated at least one complementary therapy into their horses' care.... Read More


Luitpold Provides Update on Adequan Availability

July 02, 2013

Luitpold Animal Health issued an update June 27 on the drug's current and future availability. ... Read More


Supplement Reduces Gastric Ulcer Reoccurrence

July 02, 2013

An LSU study found that, after omeprazole treatment, SmartGut Ultra reduced the return of ulcers in horses.... Read More


Headshaking Supplement Efficacy Tested

July 01, 2013

Researchers found a feed supplement designed to combat headshaking provided little relief to affected horses.... Read More


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


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