Our products are available for purchase directly through Research Associates to customers that are under the care of a veterinarian. Your veterinarian's basic information is needed to process your order.
Please contact us, by phone or through the “contact us” link, and Research Associates will get a price list out to you.
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Yes. Veterinarians provide feedback on appropriate ingredients and quantities, and are the first to use and test the prototypes. The finished products are available only through Veterinarians.
Definitely not! APPLE-X™ is all electrolytes and minerals, NO fillers nor sugars or artificial colors. Cation ratios were carefully selected. Please see the APPLE-X™ page for quantitative information.
No. The philosophy behind the product is to supply the nutrients/factors needed to promote health in the animal’s joints, via natural, mild anti-inflammatory and precursor compounds, not to mask discomfort and potentially cause increased wear. Discomfort is the property you as the Veterinarian can then address separately, as needed. CHONDROCYTE™ does NOT contain analgesics.
Yes. A quick organoleptic test will show that it is very strong, yet all natural.
No. COUGH-EASE™ will NOT cause a positive test in any US racing or show jurisdiction.
No. GASTRIX™ is unique in this respect. Antacids can cause acid rebound, and acid blocking can have undesired effects on digestion. A recent discovery is that acid blockers have no beneficial effect on the hindgut. GASTRIX™ is acidic, but with herbal and vitamin/mineral components as well. This unique and cost effective product will help promote a healthy stomach and digestion in the horse as GASTRIX™ works well on both the foregut and the hindgut.
LIVATROPE™ contains a spectrum of botanicals and nutritional ingredients. Lipotropes can help clear the liver. Choline hydrochloride and lecithin are lipotropic. Milk Thistle contains Silymarin. Another botanical with an excellent reputation in promoting healthy liver function is Dandelion root. Beet root is another LIVATROPE™ ingredient. Alfalfa has also been studied for its’ effect on liver health.4 Additionally, Vitamin B6, folic acid and Vitamin B12 are cofactors of hepatic transmethylation. Premarket evaluation of LIVATROPE™ began in 2007, by Dr Mark Phillips DVM. LIVATROPE™ was found to promote healthy liver function in the horse.
COUGH EASE™ contains all-natural ingredients, including honey, aloe vera, natural menthol, apple cider vinegar, oil of eucalyptus and real lemon juice. Menthol and eucalyptus have antitussive and expectorant properties.5, 6 Honey and lemon juice have a long folk-medicine history of promoting a healthy respiratory system.
Dr. John Knowles Jr., DVM, MS, of Brigham Young University, Animal Science Department, did an informal study of COUGH EASE™, and concluded that “this product offered the symptomatic relief we were searching for to keep the horses comfortable and functional in the equitation program through these times. When horses were heard coughing either in the corral or in the arena they were given a dose of COUGH EASE™ and invariably would stop coughing and were able to finish the working day.”
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