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Ask the Nutritionist: Dr. Getty's Forum for Equine Nutrition

   Welcome to my forum. 

Here you will find more than 6 years of questions and my answers. It is searchable and offers a great deal of information. 

Currently, I am discontinuing new questions. This may change in the future, but in the meantime, please know that It has been a true pleasure serving you. 

Take a look at my Nutrition Library and Tips of the Month for a variety of answers on selected topics. Be sure to sign up for my monthly e-newsletter, Forage for Thought

I also have a growing number of recordings on "Teleseminars on Nutrition Topics that Concern You" as well as the new, Spotlight on Equine Nutrition Series -- printed versions of favorite teleseminars.

And finally, look for my articles in a variety of local publications and online newsletters, as well as the Horse Journal, where I am the Contributing Nutrition Editor.  


All the best,

 Dr. Getty 


Ask the Nutritionist: Dr. Getty's Forum for Equine Nutrition
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can humans take Actiflex 4000 is vet not open...

my niece is horse person and very knowledgeable...she has recommended that I put my husband, who is very arthritic..rheumatoid, on Actiflex 4000...instead of a "people" product, like Osteo Bi-Flex...she has said she takes 1 tablespoon herself occasionally...I would want my husband on it daily...thank you..

Where are you from? Alabama

How did you locate this forum? surfing

Re: can humans take Actiflex 4000

Hi Nancy,

The ingredients in Actiflex 4000 are likely safe for humans. However, the product is not marketed for human consumption, so I cannot ethically recommend using it for that purpose.

All the best,

Dr. Getty

Where are you from? Bayfield, CO