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Common Causes of Lameness

Flossie Sellers

Common Causes of Lameness

by Flossie Sellers

May 2, 2017 13:59

What makes your horse go lame and where is the lameness located? Here are some tips that will help you answer these questions when you notice that your horse …

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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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What to Do When Your Horse Is Lame

EquiMed Staff

What to Do When Your Horse Is Lame

by EquiMed Staff

May 2, 2017 15:37

5 things that you can do to help your lame horse. This article gives you basic information about how your farrier can help you and also when to call the equine …

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 …

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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.

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Sidewinder Syndrome in Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

Sidewinder Syndrome in Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

June 8, 2020 20:09

Sidewinder is a term describing a neurologic older horse with a sudden alteration in gait causing the hindquarters of the horse to list to one side when the …

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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