Sulphur is necessary for the production of collagen, glucosamine and chondroitin, all of which are building blocks of cartilage. It is necessary for the formation of all connective tissue in the horse’s body, including cartilage in joints. It also works with thiamine, pantothenic acid and biotin to promote metabolism and communication between nerve cells.
Sulphur is found abundantly in keratin, a major component of hair, hooves and skin. Sulphur is also necessary in the formation of glutathione, which functions as one of the body’s best natural antioxidants.