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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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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 …

Basic Hoof and Leg Protection for the Sport Horse

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

May 2, 2017 16:36

Bell boots, splint boots, polo wraps - learn what these protective boots can do to protect your horse during exercise, training and in the arena …

Lameness Tip

Lameness is generally most noticeable at the trot. Look for head bobbing or uneven gait as signs of lameness.

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Importance of Correct Front Leg Conformation

Heather Smith Thomas

Importance of Correct Front Leg Conformation

by Heather Smith Thomas

May 3, 2017 10:07

Conformation of the front legs of your horse is discussed in this article, third 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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