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Equine America Glucosamine Plus

Equine America Glucosamine Plus
12,000 Plus MSM + HA » 1kg Tub

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  • 12,000 Plus MSM + HA » 1kg Tub £14.99


A potent combination of glucosamine (from hydrochloride or HCl), fortified with MSM and Hyaluronic Acid, on a palatable dextrose base, providing great value joint and mobility support for all horses and ponies.

Glucosamine HCl 12,000 provides those key compounds, including 12 g glucosamine per 30 g loading dose, as well as key nutrients Hyaluronic Acid and MSM, to provide nutritional support for both cartilage repair and to help maintain synovial fluid which lubricates and nourishes the joint.

NOTE: "Glucosamine 12,000 plus MSM & HA" is replacing "Glucosamine 10,000 plus MSM, Turmeric & HA"

Contains 10,000 mg of 99% pure Glucosamine Sulphate plus 1650mg of MSM per 30 gram loading serving. Feed 30 grams for 30 days and then maintain on 15 grams.

Now with added turmeric - Turmeric contains bioactive compounds which have been shown to have strong medicinal benefits. It has been linked with having anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, it is thought to help reduce the effects of arthritis and increase mobility

Additional Information

FEI/Jockey Club Legal? Yes

How long will it last? (average size

horse at maintenance rate)

Approximately two months
Average cost per day? (Approx) 24p
Suitable for use during pregnancy? Yes

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

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Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as non-ambient items and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews (45)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Equine America Glucosamine Plus, including answers from our team.

16 November 2019 at 7:48pm

Can this be used for laminitis

Shannon Clancy

  • VioVet customer since 2019
  • From: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

Hi I have Bern told
This isn’t safe to use if a horse has had laminitis is this true ?

  • Veterinary Advisor

There is no evidence to suggest that joint supplements in general are not suitable for laminitics. This particular supplement does contain a dextrose (sugar) base for palatability which of course should be avoided in large quantities for laminitics. However the recommended daily amount is such a small percentage of daily food intake that (given at the correct dose) it would be very unlikely to cause a problem.

11 March 2017 at 9:02am

Glucosomine 12000 replacing 10000

Susan Galuszka

  • VioVet customer since 2014
  • From: West Midlands, United Kingdom

Your website says that Glucosomine 12000 + HA is replacing lucosomine 10,000 + HA + Turmeric. Can you confirm that the replacement product includes Turmeric

  • Veterinary Advisor

Yes the glucosamine 12,000 does still contain turmeric. Below is a list of ingredients:

Glucosamine Hydrochloride 2 KCl 404,500mg/kg, Maltodextrin, MSM, Turmeric, Sodium Hyaluronate (HA) 300mg/kg

10 February 2017 at 8:52am

HA? What is this

Marie McNamee

  • VioVet customer since 2014
  • From: North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

I notice quite a few products have HA.
I am looking at the Glucosamine plus MSM + HA (but it's in a few products). I can't find an explanation for what this HA is - can you advise?

  • Veterinary Advisor

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is found naturally in the synovial fluid of the joints. It helps to lubricate the joints and so is added to many joint supplements in the hope that it will soothe stiffness and increase mobility. I am not sure how much of it actually gets into the joints when given orally but many people do report good results with supplements of this type.

28 January 2017 at 5:32pm

How many scoops per day for a 500kg horse..


How many of the 25ml scoops does my 500kg horse need per day?

  • Veterinary Advisor

The measure enclosed in this supplement is a 15g measure. A standard 500 kg horse requires 30g (2 scoops) for the first 30 days then a maintenance dose of 15g (1 scoop) thereafter.

9 August 2016 at 10:04pm

Any good for foal with upward fixation of patella


Would this product help my orphan foal with upward fixation of the patella (stifle lock ) due to loose tendons he's 4 months ??? Desperate for any help !

  • Veterinary Advisor

Locking stifles are not uncommon in young horses. Most often it is due to weak quadriceps muscles. Some horses will grow out of it as they get older and stronger. Others require strengthening of the muscles around the stifle by walking up hills and over poles etc. Occasionally surgery is required. You should control any pain or associated swelling with non-steroidals (metacam would be best in a foal). The stifle joint is not likely to suffer too much damage but feeding a joint supplement such as Equine America won't do any harm and could help maintain a healthy joint surface. However it will not do anything to cure or prevent the locking stifle.

22 April 2016 at 12:36pm

Feeding Rate


  • VioVet customer since 2015
  • From: , United Kingdom

Hi there

Is this safe to feed t the loading rate permanently?

Many thanks.


  • Non-Executive Director

Yes this can be done. Normally the amount of extra benefit you might get does not warrant the extra cost, so the reduced dose is done more for financial reasons. It is safe to continue with the loading dose life-long if it is helping.

25 February 2016 at 10:53pm

Is this a vegetarian product?

Helen Baker

  • VioVet customer since 2015
  • From: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Can you tell me if the ingredients are derived from animal sources please or is this vegetarian?

  • Non-Executive Director

The company does not state where the glucosamine comes from, but it is very unlikely to be vegetarian. That would make it more difficult to extract and make into the finished product and they would almost certainly state it was vegetarian as a sales promotion if indeed that were the case. Usually it comes from shellfish and the like.

11 August 2015 at 10:36pm

Glucosamine Plus with MSM ASU HA for Horses

kitty fried

1) Is the Glucosamine: glucosamine hydrochloride or glucosamine sulphate please?
2) What is the purity value of the glucosamine?

  • Non-Executive Director

Glucosamine sulphate is used in this product. The purity value is not stated. Given that this is such a well known brand I would expect the purity to be high, though it might well vary slightly from batch to batch.

5 May 2015 at 10:23am

Is this suitable for pregnant mares?

Robyn Gatenby

My mare has been on this over winter and is great, has arthritus in her shoulder when stables/cold weather
She has been lined so will have a foal april 16, is this product suitable for pregnancy, full term? if not, what is?

  • Non-Executive Director

There is no reason to stop using this product during late pregnancy or while lactating after foaling. You can continue to give it.

3 December 2014 at 6:10pm

Glucosamine 5,000 reduced from 10,000

Susan Symonds

I see that for manufacturing reasons the glucosamine 10,000 has been reduced to 5,000. Is this really as effective? My 20 and 25 year old horses are currently on the higher dose.

  • PHP Developer

The manufacturers have advised that those previously using the Glucosamine 10,000 product for joint health maintenance in leisure horses should be able to switch to Glucosamine 5,000 at the recommended dose and see no decline in performance.