Devils Claw Root Powder

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What is devils claw for horses?

Devil’s Claw is a plant that is native to south and south-east Africa. Devil’s claw root powder for horses is commonly used for its powerful soothing properties. It is a great choice for horses, offering comfort to stiff horse joints and horse areas affected by minor bumps, knocks, soreness, bruising and strains.

Research has shown that Devil’s Claw may help to reduce inflammation around the joints with a similar effect to “bute” without side effects.

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The Benefits of Devils claw for horses

  • Support for stiffness
  • Offers comfort for minor bumps, knocks muscle pain and bruises
  • Ideal for older horses or horses with joint conditions
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Offers comfort to horses with chronic pain

Devils Claw root powder for horses has been shown in many studies to help support muscle and joint issues in all ages of equine. The use of Devil’s Claw as a joint supplement is not associated with any toxicity or undesirable side effects but it should not be fed to pregnant mares.

The onset of support for stiffness is 12 to 24 hours after first supplementing.

The feeding rate of Forageplus Devil’s Claw for horses is 25 – 60 grams per day for an average-sized horse.

Forageplus recommends the use of Joint-Plus for the maintenance and support of healthy, well-functioning joints in all horses. You can take a look here.

You can view and learn more about our carefully formulated horse feed balancers by clicking here.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 26 × 20 × 6 cm

Analysis Info

A pure powdered, human grade form of devil’s claw for horses providing active ingredients: 1% harpagoside root.

Feed Rates

How much devils claw should I feed my horse?

25-75 grams per day for an average 500kg horse. Different batches may have different potency rates as this is a natural product.

Rates for supplementation will vary according to amounts contained with grass, hay or haylage. Lactating horses, pregnant horses, young horses and horses in moderate to heavy work will all need higher levels. Please contact us for feed rate advice. We are always happy to help.

1 x 25ml scoop = approx 10 grams

If feeding for an average 500kg horse at the lower rate (25g per day) this product should last you 40 days.

If feeding for an average 500kg horse at the higher rate (75g per day) this product should last you 13 days.
This is only a guide and if you are unsure about what rate to feed your horse then please contact us for feed rate advice. We are always happy to help.

2 reviews for Devils Claw Root Powder

  1. 5 out of 5

    Sarah Orchard (verified owner)

    The Devils Claw Root seems to be effective at making him more comfortable in his hacking. Happy horse, happy customer.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Kelly Elliott

    I use this post competition for anti inflammation instead of Bute as often my horses are competing nearly every weekend and cannot wait 2 weeks following Bute to be FEI legal. I find it works just as well for maintenance as Danilon which is usually use.

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