Synequin is a complementary nutritional support for your horse, which promotes healthy cartilage, active joints, supports mobility and joint health
What Can Lead to Poor Joint Health?
No matter what your horses’ activities are, their joints are very important for their daily quality of life, let alone athletic abilities. Horses’ joints can be affected by:
As horses age, their joints require nutrients
Nutritional support can be provided when recovering from injury
Over-use of joints can lead to changes
Development of joints is an important part of your horses health
Your Horses Joints
Horses can have joint issues or poor joint health. Some signs may be obvious but other may be more subtle.
If your horse has altered performance, behavioural changes, is less willing to exercise or has reduced mobility, then speak to your vet for further guidance.
Why Should I See My Vet?
At VetPlus we believe vets are best placed to advise on the right course of action for your pet.
The structure of joints and cartilage provides the body with a natural flexibility and shock-absorbing mechanism to cope with daily activity. These joints are extremely complex and equine joints are often subjected to abnormal pressures because of the work they do. Your vet will be able to perform checks to ensure the health of your horse’s joints.
A variety of factors including age, injury, repeated use and development abnormalities could cause issues to joints and cartilage. Speak to your vet for advice on which of these is causing the problem for your horse and ask for advice on what else may help.
Our products are only available through veterinary practices. To find your closest vet practice stockist, please contact us.
What Else Can I Do?
There are many ways equine joint problems can be managed. Your vet will advise you, but you may want to consider:
Providing a balanced diet
Rest as necessary
Synequin is available in a tub to provide easy use for the busy horse owner. Refer to the product packaging or follow your vets instructions for guidance on feeding your horse.
Synequin requires an initial loading program.
Synequin is a unique oral nutritional product containing:
Chondroitin sulphate – a key nutrient for healthy cartilage and joint fluid
Glucosamine hydrochloride – one of the basic building blocks for cartilage and joint fluid
N-acetyl D-glucosamine – facilitates the nutritional benefits of glucosamine
Zinc – important in the metabolism of cartilage and bone
Vitamin C – a water soluble antioxidant vitamin
All of our products are manufactured in Lytham, Lancashire to GMP Standard. To find out more about our manufacturing facility, click here.
Contact the vet you purchased Synequin from for guidance on the use of Synequin for your horse. They’ll be able to provide specialised advice for your horse due to the records they keep. If you are unable to get the information you need from your vet, or if you bought Synequin elsewhere, please contact us for assistance.
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