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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May. 15, 2011
    Just south of the Arctic Circle...seriously

    Default Your picky horse's favorite joint supp?

    Asking because Mr. Picky Pony decided that he doesn't like his SmartCombo Ultra all of a sudden. I previously had him on SmartFlex Resilience III in the powder but he didn't like that either, so we switched to the pellets and I figured I might as well put him on a combo version.

    He'll eat it somedays, but the days where he instead litters it all over his stall make me want to shove it down his throat as all I see are little dollar signs being wasted.

    I know SmartPak is willing to send free samples, but does anyone have any personal experience with picky ponies? We're going to try Absorbine Flex + Max next which is supposed to be a "picky eater friendly," but then again, so is SmartCombo.
    “Thoroughbreds are the best. They’re lighter, quicker, and more intelligent.” -George Morris

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep. 12, 2008
    Chester County, Pa.


    I use EQUINESAVER from FIGEUROLA.COM. It has everything in it I was amazed. I feed it to my top Dressage Horses, my Racehorses, my broodmares & even my young stock. Never had one turn their nose up at it.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan. 21, 2010


    I do IM adequan injections, so they don't get the option.

    But, when I was feeding oral joint supplements back in the day, the Corta-Flx liquid was popular. Squirt it over some grain and they were good to go.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr. 25, 2000


    I use Legacy Pellets on both my OTTB's and they both eat it and it seems to work as well as any of the others I've tried...

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar. 26, 2005
    Back to Normal.. or as close as I'll ever get


    My Poison Detector TB ignored the MSM I put in his grain.
    Ate it right down
    *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
    Steppin' Out 1988-2004
    Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
    Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec. 1, 2009


    Cracker is super picky and will only eat the SmartFlex Senior Pellets. The powder is unacceptable. She ate SmartTendon powder for a little while, then had to go to pellets for that, too. She hated SmartFlex Repair (is that Rehab or Resilience now?).

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