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Cosequin ASU Equine Powder goes above and beyond traditional glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate products. It contains avocado/soybean unsaponifiables (ASU), glucosamine and low molecular weight chondroitin sulfate, plus the addition of high purity MSM. Available in 500 gms and 1320 gms containers or 30 ct powder packs. 

What is Cosequin ASU Equine Powder?

Cosequin ASU Equine Powder is a joint supplement and cartilage protector which leads to improved joint function. Cosequin ASU goes above and beyond traditional glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate products. It contains avocado/soybean unsaponifiables (ASU), glucosamine and low molecular weight chondroitin sulfate, plus the addition of high purity MSM.

Who is Cosequin ASU Equine Powder for?


Why use Cosequin ASU Equine Powder?

- Contains the ingredient ASU along with optimal amounts of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate that your horse needs. - ASU works along with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to support your horse's joints. - The combination of glucosamine /chondroitin sulfate plus ASU has been shown to work better than glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate alone in cartilage cell studies.

How does Cosequin ASU Equine Powder work?

ASU (avocado/soybean unsaponifiables) is derived from avocados and soybeans. A potent ingredient demonstrated to protect cartilage which leads to improved joint function, ASU complements the effects of the glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate.


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Active ingredient(s):

Manganese 100 mg Ascorbic Acid 610 mg Glucosamine Hydrochloride 14,400 mg Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) 10,000 mg Chondroitin Sulfate 2,400 mg Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASU) Powder 2,100 mg

How is Cosequin ASU Equine Powder sold?

500 gm and 1320 gm containers or 30 ct powder packs

What are the side effects of Cosequin ASU Equine Powder?

No known side effects

What special precautions are there?

Keep away from children

What to do if overdose?

Contact your nearest emergency animal clinic.

How can I store Cosequin ASU Equine Powder?

Store the container in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight. Keep the lid tightly closed.

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Body Weight / Initial 2-4 Weeks / Long-Term Administration
Under 600 lbs / 1 scoop daily /  1/2 scoop daily
600-1200 lbs / 2 scoops daily / 1 scoop daily
Over 1200 lbs / 3 scoops daily / 1-2 scoops daily
This chart should be used for guidance. The recommended initial administration period is 2-3 weeks. Once response is noted, the number of scoops may be reduced to the long-term administration level. Prior to and during an event or strenuous exercise, administration may be increased back to the initial level for extra support.

Cosequin ASU goes beyond the original Cosequin formula with the addition of avocado/soybean unsaponifiables (ASU), a potent ingredient to protect cartilage
Manganese- 100 mg, Ascorbic Acid- 610 mg, Glucosamine Hydrochloride- 14,400 mg, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)- 10,000 mg, Chondroitin Sulfate- 2,400 mg†, Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASU) Powder- 2,100 mg

Horse Joints
The skeletal system of a horse has three major functions in the body. It protects vital organs; provide framework and supports soft parts of the body. Horses typically have 205 bones, with the pelvic limb containing 19 and the thoracic limb containing 20. Horse bones act as levers; they store minerals and are the site of red blood cell formation. They can be classified into five categories long bones, short bones, flat bones, irregular bones, and sesamoids. The location where these bones come together is the joint. Movement of a horse is dependent on joints of various types.
The internal pressure building as a result of swollen tissues brings about pain. This inflammation can occur as a result of:
·Repeated trauma.
·Stress to the joint.
·Everyday use.
·Athletic training.
·Incorrect shoeing.
·Excess weight.
Symptoms of joint pain include:
·Heat (usually felt on the fetlock or joint)\
·Raised foot (not wanting to stand on the joint)
If you notice your horse avoiding standing on a leg, or limping call you veterinarian immediately. When calling, be sure to state when the horse first started showing signs of discomfort and any swelling visible to the eye. The veterinarian will most likely prescribe treatment with anti-inflammatories; however some of these medications have side effects. Be sure to ask your vet to explain the medication and potential risks as well as any supplements that can help.
Those supplements are:
·Cosequin Powder
·Cosequin HA+ASU Treat
·Cosequin ASU 1300 gm
·Cosequin Optimized w/MSM 1400 gm
It is very important to keep this in consideration especially if your horse is a performance horse. Performance horses, like human athletes, place a high amount of stress on their bones and joints. This is especially true if the horse jumps, gallops, or performs sudden turns or changes of pace, as can be seen in racehorses, show jumpers, eventers, polo ponies, reiners, and western performance horses. A high percentage of performance horses develop arthritis, especially if they are worked intensely when young or are worked on poor footing. One of the goals for management for these horses often involves caring for the joints to reduce the progression of arthritis. This usually includes a close monitoring of the animal's schedule to determine how to reduce the amount of joint concussion he experiences and feeding him these very effective supplements.

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