Horse Lameness Health Center
- Riding your horse in deep sand can cause serious injury.
- Deep sand can be used for training and conditioning, but leave this to the experts.
- Miriam shares her knowledge based on her experience riding the trails of Texas.
Latest horse lameness articles
Five common causes of lameness. Avoid having a lame horse by recognizing these 5 causes and avoiding them. This information packed article is full of information that you should know.
5 things that you can do to help your lame horse. This article also gives you basic information about how your farrier can help you, and also when to call the equine veterinarian and what to expect.
Judging a horse's conformation takes careful study and knowledge of horse anatomy. Because of their importance to the performance and soundness of a horse, the legs are the major area of focus in judging conformation.
Built for speed, but amazingly fragile, a horse's legs are a marvel of intricate design. Horse owners must become expert with the terminology and functionality of the horse's legs. This overview will help you gain the expertise you need.
Learn how the conformation of the hind legs of your horse affects both soundness and athletic ability as discussed in this article, the fourth in the series of articles on horse conformation, by noted author Heather Smith Thomas.
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