Â Learn about Contagious equine metritis in stallions, a highly contagious venereal infection that is usually identified only after several mares become infected after being bred to the same stallion.
Â Learn about the condition in horses known as Contracted Heels, the primary causes, and the inportance of having a knowledgeable farrier trim and balance the hooves on an on-going basis to prevent lameness.
Learn about Contracted Tendons which is a condition where the pasterns, fetlocks, and/or knees are extremely upright or buckled forward and learn why surgery is often necessary to correct the condition.
Learn about the two kinds of contusions in horses and why assessment and treatment by a veterinarian is important if the contusion is large or in a limb that may affect the horse's performance.
Learn about Corneal ulcers in the horse's eye and why effective treatment by a veterinarian with a background in ophthalmology is often necessary to save the horse's eye sight.
Learn about Corns that affect the sensitive tissues in the horse's foot, how to recognize them and the treatment necessary to relieve this painful condition.
Â Learn about the stereotypy known as Cribbing, how to recognize it, the theories related to the causes of cribbing, and what can be done to change this distructive behavior.
Learn about the gait problem in some horses known as Cross-firing, how it may relate to the horse's conformation, the examination necessary to determine the cause and the retraining necessary to correct the problem.
Although cryptorchism does not often occur in male horses, it is a condition that should be taken seriously. Learn how to determine if your horse is a cryptorchid and the ways the condition can be corrected.
Â Learn about Curb which affects the plantar ligament, what usually causes it, and the treatments that veterinarians recommend for this condition.