Joint Supplements and Equine Osteoarthritis
Running quickly might come naturally for Thoroughbreds, but even the best and most successful equine athletes can face aches and pains associated with osteoarthritis (OA) from time to time. Drug and medication rules prevent trainers and veterinarians from administering certain prescriptions within a certain time frame of a race, in part to keep the horse from competing while injured, but what about joint supplements? Could they help racehorses stay healthy, comfortable, and even prevent joint disease from developing in the first place?


Create a free account with to view this content. is home to thousands of free articles about horse health care. In order to access some of our exclusive free content, you must be signed into Start your free account today!

Sign UpAlready have an account?