Can you advise a good arthritis and joint treatment for my horse please as she is getting on?
There are a number of good supplements on the market to improve and maintain joint health for horses. There are a number of popular options that have proven to be effective such as. 4CYTE, 4CYTE Epiitalis Forte Gel, Joint Guard Powder and Kohnke’s Own Redi-Flex.
These supplements help arthritis management by increasing the production of healthy cartilage, maintaining flexibility and have an anti-inflammatory effect. Other products including Rose Hip Vital, Turmeric and Omega 3 Oil supplements are all natural anti-inflammatories that can help reduce arthritic pain. Also beneficial might be Rapigel, which is not a supplement as such but rather an external liniment/rub that can be helpful if at times they pull up a little tender or stiff in the joints.
Your vet will also have access to some prescription medications which may also help in conjunction with dietary supplementation.