Cosequin Powder 1400 Gram Container is a Glucosamine Hydrochloride Low Molecular Weight Chondroitin Sulfate. Note: Do Not Feed to Cattle or other Ruminants. Cosequin® EQ Powder Dosage Guidelines: Initial Dose: Average Horse (less than 1200 pounds) - 3 level scoops AM & PM Horses over 1200 lb. - 4 level scoops AM & PM Overly large horses (draft breeds) may need 4 or 5 scoops AM & PM Keep your horse on the initial dosage until the horse has begun to respond. Do not reduce the amount of Cosequin® EQ Powder too soon. After achieving a good response begin reducing the daily total daily amount by one level scoop each week. Gradually reducing the amount will help find the correct maintenance level for your horse. Carefully observe and monitor the horses movement and attitude to ensure that it is feeling comfortable following each reduction. Maintenance Dose: Average horse (less than 1200 pounds) - 1 level scoop AM & PM Horses over 1200 lb. - 2 level scoops AM & PM Carefully observe your horse and dent hesitate to increase the dose as needed to maintain desired comfort level.
Additional Information: Two or three days prior to heavy workouts or competition boost daily dosage back up to initial loading dose. Continue this level for two to three days after competition then return to regular maintenance level. Cosequin® can be mixed with a small amount of water or molasses to be used as a top dressing on feed or administered orally. Cosequin® EQ Powder Container size approximate scoops per container estimated days use At Initial Dose 6 Scoops Per Day Estimated Days Use At Maintenance Dose 2 Scoops Per Day 1400 grams 424 70 212 700 grams 212 35 106 280 grams 85 14 42 Calculations based on an average horse size under 1200 pounds. 1 scoop = approximately 3.3 grams. Initial dose is 3 scoops 2 times daily. Maintenance dose is 1 scoop 2 times daily. MINIMUM GUARANTEED ANALYSIS EACH 3.3 GRAMS CONTAIN:** Manganese 16 mg Ascorbic Acid 104 mg Glucosamine Hydrochloride* 1800 mg Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate* 600 mg *** Ingredients: Glucosamine hydrochloride microcrystalline cellulose sodium chondroitin sulfate manganese ascorbate. Not recognized as an essential nutrient. ** Each level scoop contains at least 3.3 grams. *Cosequin® contains FCHG49 99% Glucosamine Hydrochloride and TRH122 Low Molecular Weight 95% Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate. Nutramax Laboratories exclusive veterinary researched specifications. *** Reported on a hydrous basis.