Cosequin Equine powder is one of the leading oral Chondro-protective agents for horses and plays an important role in maintaining optimal joint function
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Availability date: 2013-06-07
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|Product Name:||Cosequin Equine Powder for Horses - 700g|
|Target Animal:||Horse (Equine)|
Cosequin Equine is one of the leading oral Chondro protective agents for horses and plays an important role in maintaining optimal joint function.The superior quality ingredients in the patented formula provide the raw materials that are essential for the synthesis of synovial fluid and the major components of articular cartilage matrix.
The synergistic effect of each ingredient performing its primary function concurrently is what makes Cosequin Equine unique and the only true broad-spectrum cartilage matrix enhancer. Unlike steroids and some NSAIDs which can damage the cartilage matrix Cosequin is not a drug; it is a true nutraceutical with unparalleled safety.
Cosequin Equine is a joint health supplement that contains a concentrated and highly purified combination of Glucosamine Hydrochloride Chondroitin Sulphate and Manganese Ascorbate.
Each Cosequin Equine tub contains 212 scoops each level scoopful (3.3g) contains:Glucosamine HLC* 99+% - 1800mgSodium Chondroitin Sulphate * 100% - 600mgVitamin E – 126mgManganese (as manganese sulphate) – 6.6mg*Cosequin contains FCHG49 Glucosamine HCl and TRH122 Sodium Chondroitin Sulphate.
Ingredients: Glucosamine hydrochloride microcrystalline cellulose sodium chrondroitin sulphate vitamin E maganese sulphate.
For most horses Cosequin can be convieniently mixed with their feed. If your horse is not fed coarse mix you can add a small amount of water or molasses to get the Cosequin to stick to the grains. You can also add molasses to appease a choosy animal. For some horses it may be easiest to oral dose. Simply mix Cosequin with a small amount of water or molasses and give orally with a syringe.The initial Loading periodThis should last 2 – 4 weeks. The amount given can be increased but should not be decreased during this period. If a horse shows little or no ersponse after 30 days extend this administration for 2 more weeks. Weight of horse Initial Loading Programme < 300kg 2 level scoops am & 2 level scoops pm 300kg – 600kg 3 level scoops am & 3 level scoops pm > 600kg 4 level scoops am & 4 level scoops pm Transitional periodPlease do not lower the amount until your horse has begun to respond. After your horse has demonstrated a good response reduce daily amount by 1 level scoop each week. Reducing the amount in this manner will help find the horse’s individual maintenance level more easily. Always watch the animal’s movement and attitude to ensure that it is still feeling comfortable through each weekly transition. The amount may be increased at any time if needed.
Weight of horse Initial Loading Programme < 300kg 1 level scoop per day 300kg – 600kg 1-2 level scoop per day > 600kg 2 level scoop per day