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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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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 …

The Importance of Conformation When Selecting A Horse

by Heather Smith Thomas

May 3, 2017 09:46

A horse is a horse - I think not! Learn how conformation differs among various types of horses that are breed for different types of activities. Selecting the …

Lameness Tip

Reduce the risk of lameness by picking up rocks in your riding and barn areas.

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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 …

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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