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GWF Nutrition Joint Aid Plus For Horses

GWF Nutrition Joint Aid Plus For Horses
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  • 2kg Tub £17.99
  • 5kg Tub £44.91

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Description

Joint Aid Plus is a top quality food supplement specially designed to support and maintain strong and healthy joints in both horses and ponies. Through a unique blend of 12 specially selected active ingredients, Joint Aid Plus protects against the normal wear and tear undergone by horses. It supports the rapid repair of cartilage, synovial fluid, tendons and joints, vastly aiding flexibility and improving the quality of the duration of a horse's life. Its key benefits include supporting the body's natural anti-inflammatory responses as well as maintaining high Omega 3 levels, key to a horse's health, fertility and performance.

  • 100% GM-free and non-soya formula.
  • Blend of highly active natural compounds: Chondroitin, Collagen, Curcumin, Glucosamine, Glutamine, Hemp Oil derived Omega 3 fatty acids, MSM and Vitamin C, plus Oatinol derived: antioxidants, polar lipids, Beta Glucans and Galactolipids.
  • Using the patented Oatinol Delivery System, Joint Aid Plus quickly helps maintain a healthy digestive system with rapid absorption of essential active ingredients, vitamins and elements.

Ingredients Benefits

Active Ingredient Why we use it
Chondroitin Chondroitin is essential for the resilience of cartilage by maintaining the resistance to compression. It also aids the repair and formation of connective tissue.
Collagen Collagen possesses great tensile strength and provides the body’s tissues with their firmness and strength. Referred to as the “glue that holds the body together”, it is essential for connecting and supporting the bones, tendons, muscles and cartilage.
Curcumin Curcumin is the active ingredient of the spice, turmeric. It is a natural and powerful antioxidant and supports the normal anti-inflammatory action of the body.
Glucosamine Glucosamine gives cartilage its strength, structure and shock absorbing qualities. It is involved in the formation of tendons, skin, bone and ligaments and is found in high concentrations in connective tissue and cartilage.
Glutamine (Glucose Fermentation) Glutamine is a protein derived amino acid that supports the natural immune response and is essential for gut wall integrity.
Hemp Oil Derived Omega 3 Fatty Acids Hemp oil is probably the best source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids found in the plant world. This unique combination enables the horse to produce other essential Omega 3 fats called EPA & DHA, both of which are normally only found in fish oils, but are crucial for the health, fertility, condition and performance of the animal.
MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) MSM is a source of natural organic sulphur. Sulphur is found in high concentrations in joints and helps to form cross links with other molecules that maintain the strength and integrity of connective tissues.
Vitamin C Vitamin C is essential for the production of collagen in the body that forms the matrix of connective tissues in mammals. It directly affects the level of tissue growth, development or repair after injury so is crucial for healing and the body’s immune system.

Contains the Oatinol® Delivery System For all of the above active ingredients to be utilised, they have to be absorbed from the horses’ digestive tract. Oatinol supplies natural antioxidants, polar lipids, beta glucans and galactolipid emulsifiers, required to maintain gut cell integrity, maintain the lining of the gut, support the immune system and aid the absorption of active ingredients, vitamins and trace elements.

Active Ingredient Why we use it
Oatinol - Galactolipid Natural Emulsifiers Galactolipids are a combination of sugar and fat molecules that help establish the perfect medium for enzyme activity in the gut to absorb feed components
Oatinol - Natural
Tocotrienol Antioxidants
Tocotrienol antioxidants are found naturally in oat bran. This tocotrienol form of vitamin E is 40 to 60 times more readily recycled in membrane systems and supports tissue integrity.
Oatinol - Oat Derived
Beta Glucans
Beta glucans provide nourishment for beneficial fibre degrading microbes and helps maintain a high level of natural immunity.
Oatinol - Polar Lipids Polar lipids are found in high concentrations in cell membranes and are essential for tissue integrity and the controlled passage of materials into and out of cells.

Daily Feeding Recommendation

Simply mix with the horses' normal feed

Category General Maintenance Full Support
Ponies 1/4 measure/day 1/2 measure/day
Horses 1/2 measure/day 1 measure/day

1 measure = 100gms. Measure included

Technical Information

Product Analysis

Protein 14%
Oils & Fats 6.5%
Fibre 7%
Ash 5%
Calcium 0.35%
Phosphorus 0.3%
Sodium 0.75%
Starch 20%

Composition

Oats --
Micronised (Sugar) Beet Pulp --
Hemp Seed Meal --
Cane (Sugar) Molasses --
Sodium Bicarbonate --
Vegetable Oils & Fats (Oatinol) 3.5%
Glucosaime (Chitosamine) 2%
Chondroitin Sulphate 1%
MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) 1%
Glutamine (Glucose Fermentation) 1%
Curcumin (Processed from Tumeric Spice 1%
Collagen Matrix 0.5%

Need help or advice? Contact us:

  • Landline: 01582 842096
  • Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm (Collections only)
  • Email: [email protected]

All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

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

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin 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 (56)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding GWF Nutrition Joint Aid Plus For Horses, including answers from our team.

26 June 2016 at 9:57pm

Sugar and starch content

Lisa Brown

  • VioVet customer since 2013
  • From: Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Hi,can you give me the sugar and starch content / percentage please?

  • Non-Executive Director

The analysis provided by the company is as follows. (Carbohydrate will make up the remainder of the analysis, but no figures are available on the proportions of sugars to starches.) Further information is not published by the manufacturer.

Product Analysis

Protein 14%
Oils & Fats 6.5%
Fibre 7%
Ash 5%
Calcium 0.35%
Phosphorus 0.3%
Sodium 0.75%

Composition

Oats --
Micronised (Sugar) Beet Pulp --
Hemp Seed Meal --
Cane (Sugar) Molasses --
Sodium Bicarbonate --
Vegetable Oils & Fats (Oatinol) 3.5%
Glucosaime (Chitosamine) 2%
Chondroitin Sulphate 1%
MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) 1%
Glutamine (Glucose Fermentation) 1%
Curcumin (Processed from Tumeric Spice 1%
Collagen Matrix 0.5%

5 April 2016 at 10:31am

Ha

Katey Welsh

  • VioVet customer since 2016
  • From: East Sussex, United Kingdom

Does this product contain HA?

  • Non-Executive Director

No it seems not, hyaluronic acid is not mentioned in the ingredients list.

31 December 2015 at 8:55am

Is the GWF joint supplement ok to be fed to lamanetics?

Kylie

I have a 17 year old who even though hasn't had any signs of laminitus for the last few years he is prone to it and has to be managed carefully he is now showing early signs of artheritis so am I ok to feed him the GWF?

  • Non-Executive Director

It should be fine to give this supplement and it might well help with symptoms of arthritis, some people report good results, some are not so sure.

22 September 2015 at 11:37am

Improve Arthritis

amie-sian

will this help improve mild arthritis in stifles ?

  • Non-Executive Director

The hope is that it will do exactly that. In practice it does often seem to reduce the symptoms of stiffness and discomfort from joints with arthritis, but it is not an absolutely consistent thing. Some horses appear to improve while others show no obvious benefit. This product and similar supplements do sell in large quantities and remain very popular, so the anecdotal evidence is that they do work. They are not licensed medicines so there is no scientific proof of their effect yet.

8 July 2015 at 8:55pm

Do you still need to feed a balancer with this?

Karen Richards

  • VioVet customer since 2014
  • From: Sir Gaerfyrddin, United Kingdom

I've been feeding this for a while now and all is good, I feed it with hifi and fibre beet, just been wondering if I should be feeding a balancer ae well???

  • Customer Service Operative

A balancer is a low-intake, concentrated source of essential protein, vitamins, and minerals, which is designed for all classes of horses when additional calories are not required. Feed balancers are really important if you are not feeding the recommended volume of feed to your horse, as they may not be getting all of the specific nutrients that they need. A lot of balancers contain biotin, amongst other products, which help to improve the quality of the hooves, skin and coat. They can also contain prebiotics and probiotics to help the horse to properly utilise the feed that they are already getting.

Balancers are especially important for the younger, veteran or active horse, as they require a full spectrum of readily-available vitamins and minerals which are so important for maintaining a happy, healthy horse.

5 June 2015 at 4:08pm

Competition legal?

Max

Is this ok for horse to compete on?

  • Non-Executive Director

This product does not contain any banned substances and so is perfectly acceptable to give to competition horses.

11 April 2015 at 8:43am

Does this help with bone spavin

sharon

I use Newmarket joint supplement to help with my horse who has mild bone spavin, it doesn't work as good as it use too. Will this product help better than the Newmarket supplement

  • Non-Executive Director

The GWF product has a much wider range of ingredients, though a lower concentration of one key ingredient. Basically they are different products and it is difficult to know which one would give the best results in your horse because all horses vary. Some seem to respond better to one product than another and this varies and is difficult to predict. If you are finding that the results presently are disappointing, then it makes sense to try a different type of product and see how it goes. I would try the GWF one.