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SmartStride™ Ultra Pellets

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Which horses benefit from comprehensive joint and soft tissue support?

Whether your horse is in heavy work, or you’re just looking to make sure they have comprehensive support, joint supplements in this category are a great way to help maintain joint health. They provide the ingredients needed to help joints, bones, tendons and ligaments cope with the demands from consistent exercise. 

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SmartStride™ Ultra Pellets is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge change My horse was having trouble with his hocks. Within less than 2 weeks, he wasn’t dragging his hind hooves and had longer strides with both hind legs
Date published: 2021-12-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Tried it, ultimately switched I put my 17yo OTTB, who is in consistent work, on SmartStride Ultra for 7-8 months, intrigued by its use of "newer" ingredients/research. It's hard to say how effective it was. He did end up needing some injections (for the first time) during that period. I certainly don't "blame" the supplement for this, I'm just saying there was a lot going on so it's hard to gauge the effect the supplement had, and there wasn't a clear "wow, this is really making a difference" indicator. Ultimately I ended up switching him to SmartFlex Ultimate because I just wasn't confident enough that the SmartStride Ultra was supporting him as well as I would have liked.
Date published: 2021-12-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great ingredients Bought for the first time almost a month ago. Need to give it more time to decide how well it's working for my old lady. I decided to purchase based on the ingredients.
Date published: 2021-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! This product definitely seems to be working. I'm glad I started him on it.
Date published: 2021-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Helps With Hock Issue I have had my gelding for over 2 years now and he has an osteocyte (spur) in his hock which causes lameness when the joint is not lubricated enough. He was being well managed on Pentosan shots + glucosamine 5000 until this past fall. I just took it easy with him thinking it was a flare-up but after a couple months with no improvement I decided to look at other supplements and like how this is specifically for hock health and tendons. I have to say after making NO changes other than this supplement, I noticed improvement and willingness to use the right hock after only about 2 weeks and now at almost 2 months in he is moving sound. I will continue to use this supplement and I have been able to back down his Pentosan shots from every 3 weeks to every 4 weeks with continued soundness. The only reason I am not giving 5 stars is due to price and also it is 2 large scoops which is harder for me since I do not do the individual smartpaks. Additionally, my horse is a picky eater and gobbles this up as well as being IR and this has no additonal sugars so I feel safe feeding it to him.
Date published: 2021-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely saw a change I was using the product for a couple of months when a friend who hadn't seen him go in a while commented how much more "relaxed' and fluid he looked. I told her it must be the new SmartStride pellets! (she has since put her horse on it too!!) Couple days later, another friend made the same comment out of the blue - I'm a satisfied customer and have since convinced yet another person at my barn to switch her teenager OTTB to SmartStride as well!
Date published: 2021-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3rd Month - Seeing Improvements I’ve had my horse on this for 3 months now and I am starting to see improvements in recovery, pain management and overall soundness. I started it because it has collagen and I really like how collagen has helped me with my pain. My horse seems to be feeling great, and I’m overall very pleased with this supplement. I am typically very frugal with my supplement expenses, but this one is worth every penny. It should be noted that this horse has been on Equioxx as well as other products to help with soundness. I am planning to remove Equioxx to see if soundness and recovery continues after strenuous workouts.
Date published: 2021-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works!!! Tanner is almost 20. He has arthritis and had trouble even walking. We are starting our second month using Smartstride Ultra..he is running up and down the mesa. He is doing so great that l told a friend and she is trying it for her 30 year old. For me, it is like a miracle!
Date published: 2020-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better movement! This supplement seems to have helped my 9-year-old quarterhorse mate to be more sound and happier in her work.
Date published: 2020-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Significant Improvement in 22 yo APHA Gelding My boy has been on this for about 18 months with significant improvement in his chronic lameness issues. I was supplementing him with Equithrive and noticed that the SmartStride Ultra had a higher percentage of the same ingredients, along with some additional anti-inflammatory nutrients. I am now a believer in the power of Resveratrol with Tumeric. I have gone to autoship because he becomes uncomfortable/lame if I miss his dose for more than a few days. My horse responded incredibly well to the SmartStride Ultra. It may not work this well for every horse, but it improved my gelding's quality of life immensely.
Date published: 2020-06-26
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