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Diagnosing Horse Lameness - The Veterinary Process

by Flossie Sellers

May 2, 2017 14:24

Veterinarians follow a specific process when attempting to diagnose a lameness. Identifying the source of the lameness can be very difficult, and without …

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Horse Leg Anatomy - Form and Function

Flossie Sellers

Horse Leg Anatomy - Form and Function

by Flossie Sellers

May 2, 2017 14:52

Built for speed and power, but amazingly fragile, a horse's legs are a marvel of intricate design. This overview will help you gain the knowledge you need to …

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Diagnosing Equine Lameness - Nerve Block Basics

Christy Corp-Minamiji

Diagnosing Equine Lameness - Nerve Block Basics

by Christy Corp-Minamiji

May 2, 2017 16:15

Lameness is a fact of life for horse owners. Read about the different ways of assessing lameness, including nerve blocks, and learn how they can be applied for …

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Horse Conformation - Head, Neck and Shoulders

Heather Smith Thomas

Horse Conformation - Head, Neck and Shoulders

by Heather Smith Thomas

October 1, 2018 09:14

Conformation of the head and shoulders of your horse is discussed in this article, second in the series by noted author Heather Smith Thomas …

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Tendons, once damaged, seldom regain their original strength and flexibility. Warm up your horse before intense activity and do not over extend your horse unless properly conditioned.

Horse Conformation as a Whole: Can He Do the Job …

by Heather Smith Thomas

May 3, 2017 10:46

This series of five articles on equine conformation will be of great help when selecting a horse for the job you want done. A horse with well-balanced …

lame·ness
/lāmnis/
noun
  1. the way in which an animal or person is unable to walk normally because of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot.
  2. a mental condition associated with gaited horse owners (just kidding).

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