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Recommending the Right Joint Formula

  • Advanced Joint Support

    Platinum Performance® CJ (Complete Joint)

    Platinum Performance® CJ combines extensive support for foundational health with powerful joint-supporting ingredients like ASU and hyaluronic acid, “HA.” In most cases, Platinum Performance® CJ is the most appropriate joint support formula for performance horses, senior horses, horses experiencing chronic or acute lameness, and young, sound horses.

    Size (Servings) 10 lbs (58), 17.5 lbs (101), 25 lbs (145), 50 lbs (290), 135 lbs (785)

    Recommendations for use Administer 2 rounded scoops (156 g) daily; give 2 scoops at one daily feeding or give 1 scoop at two daily feedings.

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  • Maintaining Healthy Joints

    Platinum Performance® Equine

    Platinum Performance® Equine impacts all areas of the horse’s health, including systemic inflammation and oxidative stress. It can help maintain healthy joints, or for a higher level of support, this formula can be combined with one of our Ortho-Chon® formulas.

    Size (Servings) 10 lbs (69), 17.5 lbs (120), 25 lbs (171), 25 lb bag (171), 50 lbs (343), 135 lbs (927).

    Recommendations for use Administer 2 level scoops (132 g) daily; give 2 scoops at one daily feeding or give 1 scoop at two daily feedings.

Protocols for Joint & Connective Tissue Support

Condition Protocol
Arthritis Administer 1 scoop of Platinum Performance® CJ BID.
Arthritis, Advanced Administer 1-2 scoops of Platinum Performance® CJ and 1/2 scoop of Platinum Longevity® powder or 5cc of Platinum Longevity® paste BID.
Pain Management Administer 1 scoop of Platinum Performance® CJ* and 2 scoops of Platinum Comfort BID. NOT SHOW SAFE
Soft Tissue Rehabilitation Administer 1-2 scoops of Platinum Performance® CJ and 1 scoop of Osteon® BID during the post-injury and rehabilitation phase of healing.
Synovitis Administer 1 scoop of Platinum Performance® CJ and 1/2 scoop of Platinum Longevity® powder or 5cc of Platinum Longevity® paste BID.

*Platinum Performance® Equine, Platinum Performance® CJ or Platinum Performance® GI are each appropriate choices.

From Prevention to Post-Surgical Support

What to Recommend

  • Prevention

    For Young or Sound Horses

    Maintaining healthy joints is the most ideal solution for the health and performance of a pleasure or sport horse. The right therapeutic nutrients provide critical building blocks for longevity.

    We Recommend: Platinum Performance® Equine or Platinum Performance® CJ

  • Performance

    For Horses in Training & Competition

    Horses subjected to the rigors of training and competition see tremendous benefit from a formula that provides whole-body support for health and performance with advanced support for joints and soft tissues.

    We Recommend: Platinum Performance® CJ

  • Therapeutic

    For Chronic & Acute Joint Concerns

    For patients dealing with arthritis, chronic or acute joint concerns or recovering from injury, the right support can help deliver increased comfort and quality and rapidity of healing.

    We Recommend: Platinum Performance® CJ, or for Post-Surgical Support, Try Platinum Performance® CJ & Osteon®

5 Contributors to Joint Concerns

Nutritional Support

  • Inflammation
    Omega-3 FAs, glucosamine, avocado/ soy unsaponifiables (ASU), cetyl myristoleate, antioxidants and botanical compounds, such as Boswellia.

  • Excessive Free Radicals
    Antioxidants help offset the damaging effects of free radicals, and hyaluronic acid helps maintain synovial fluid viscosity and joint function.

  • Degradative Enzymes
    Omega-3 fatty acids can help decrease the expression of degradative enzymes, and glucosamine is a building block for cartilage components.

  • Injury or Overuse
    Silicon for strength of bone and soft tissues, ASU supports cartilage and MSM provides sulfur, key for cartilage and connective tissues.

  • Natural Aging Process
    Omega-3 fatty acids support healthy levels of inflammation, and antioxidants help offset the effects of free radicals.

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    Joint Support Formula for Horses in Competition

    Ortho-Chon® II is a joint formula recommended for horses in competition. Ortho-Chon® II helps support the structural integrity of the joint and connective tissue by providing glucosamine sulfate, MSM and specific herbs and antioxidants to help maintain healthy cartilage.

    1 scoop (10,700 mg) twice daily.

    Size (Servings) 1.3 lbs (55), 4 lbs (169), 10 lbs (423), 35 lbs (1,483)

    Ingredients Glucosamine Sulfate 2KCl, Methylsulfonylmethane (OptiMSM®*), Boswellia serrata Extract, Cetyl Myristoleate, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid). *OptiMSM® is a registered trademark of Bergstrom Nutrition.

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  • joint + HA

    Joint Support Formula with Hyaluronic Acid for Horses in Competition

    in competition. Ortho-Chon® II HA supports healthy joints and also helps maintain the synovial fluid that lubricates the joints.

    1 scoop (10,700 mg) twice daily.

    Size (Servings) 1.3 lbs (55), 4 lbs (169), 10 lbs (423), 35 lbs (1,483)

    Ingredients Glucosamine Sulfate 2KCl, Methylsulfonylmethane (OptiMSM®*), Boswellia serrata Extract, Cetyl Myristoleate, Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid). *OptiMSM® is a registered trademark of Bergstrom Nutrition.

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  • discomfort

    Helps Support Normal Inflammatory Response

    Platinum Comfort contains two botanical extracts that may help ease a horse’s aches or discomfort associated with daily exercise and activity. Platinum Comfort should be used with a source of omega-3 fatty acids, such as Platinum Performance® Equine.

    1 level scoop (5,400 mg) twice daily.**

    Size (Servings) .25 lb (21), .5 lb (42), 1 lb (84)

    Ingredients Magnesium Citrate, Berberine HCl, Boswellia serrata Extract.

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**Do not administer to pregnant or lactating mares.
***Discontinue at least seven days before competition.

“Nutrition is the foundation of these problems and their solutions, especially in the performance athlete.”
— Carter Judy, DVM, DACVS