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The Power of Collagen as a Supplement

Collagen is a protein that is found in the connective tissue of animals, including horses. It is a key component of tendons, ligaments, skin, and other tissues, and it is important for maintaining the strength and integrity of these structures. In the diet of a horse, collagen can be provided through the use of Tuffrock supplements.

There are several benefits to feeding collagen to horses. Collagen supplements can help to support the health and function of the horse's joints, tendons, and ligaments. They may also help to improve the condition of the horse's skin and coat, and to support hoof health. In addition, collagen may have some anti-inflammatory effects, which may be helpful for horses with certain types of joint problems or injuries.

In the body, collagen is synthesized from amino acids, which are the building blocks of proteins. When a horse consumes collagen, either as a supplement or as part of their diet, the body breaks down the collagen into its component amino acids. These amino acids can then be used to build new collagen and other proteins, or they can be used as a source of energy.

Overall, collagen is an important part of a horse's diet, and it can have a number of beneficial effects on their health and well-being. If you are considering adding collagen to your horse's diet, we stock Tuffrock Conditioner Plus, Tuffrock Super Tuff and Tuffrock GI

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