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Equine Juvenile Arthritis - Causes and Treatments

by Flossie Sellers

May 2, 2017 14:07

Even young horses can suffer from arthritis. How does a young horse get arthritis? Can it be avoided? How is it treated? If your young horse is stiff or lame, …

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Recognizing Lameness in Your Horse

EquiMed Staff

Recognizing Lameness in Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

May 2, 2017 15:26

Horse lameness can be both observed from the ground and felt while riding. For the new horse owner, and sometimes for an equine veterinarian, recognizing …

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Causes of Equine Lameness

EquiMed Staff

Causes of Equine Lameness

by EquiMed Staff

May 2, 2017 15:32

Five common causes of lameness. Avoid having a lame horse by recognizing these 5 causes and avoiding them …

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Prevent Lameness in Your Horse

Katie Navarra

Prevent Lameness in Your Horse

by Katie Navarra

May 2, 2017 16:23

Great information about things that you can do the prevent lameness in your horse. Expert farrier Brandon DeShane gives you the what and why to help you keep …

Lameness Tip

Any sign of heat or a strong pulse in the fetlock or pastern area will point towards the foot as the source of lameness.

Limping Horse? Assessing and Treating Lameness in Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 10:53

The anatomy of the equine with fine legs and a large body puts the horse in a precarious position, and, as a horse owner, taking prompt action when any signs of …

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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