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  1. #1
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    Default Glucosamine: SP vs Costco?

    So I was wondering if there is some real reason why I shouldn't just buy my horses Glucosamine/MSM from Costco, do the math and crush the suckers up versus buying anything marketed towards the Equine community that seems to cost substantially more but with less product.

    I feel like this option is too easy and I may be missing why I shouldn't be doing it this way, which is why I am posting here.
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    I don't see why you couldn't do this, but MSM and glucosamine are both so cheap I'm not sure that you would really save money.



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    Actually, it would be cheaper to buy pure MSM for horses and use it on yourself.



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    Target's MSM is $16 for 90 1000mg (1gm) capsules.

    You want 10gm for a horse, so 10 pills, at $.18/pill, or $1.80/day, bottle lasting 9 days

    At Valley Vet, 10lb of Vita-Flex MSM is $52, which lasts 450 days, or $.12/day.

    So yeah, horse MSM is a wee bit cheaper than human
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