Steroid-Free Joint Injections
Pro-Stride combines IRAP and PRP in a single treatment and is useful in treating osteoarthritis commonly seen in performance horses. As a single-dose regenerative treatment, it offers another alternative to steroids in the fight against degenerative joint disease.
The process begins with a 60-ml blood draw from your horse. The primary centrifugation isolates plasma rich in platelets, which is transferred to a secondary IRAP kit. The second "spin" yields a small dose of Pro-Stride with concentrated IRAP and PRP. The entire process takes roughly 30 minutes and is all performed by your horse's side.
Is My Horse Eligible For Pro-stride?
Pro-Stride is a great option for:
- Young performance horses with inflamed or sore joints. Pro-Stride will help protect the joints from future arthritis without the use of steroids
- Due to metabolic diseases such as Cushing's or Equine Metabolic Syndrome, older horses may be at a higher risk. Because Pro-Stride is derived from horse blood, it has no systemic effects like steroids.
- Actively competing horses as there is no withdrawal time for USEF and FEI competition.