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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, …


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 …


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 …

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 …

Lameness Tip

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.

Tips for Pinpointing Lameness - Which Leg is Lame and Why …

by Heather Smith Thomas

August 24, 2019 15:34

By checking horses' feet and legs daily - during grooming, before and after a ride, and the day after a hard workout - lameness will be apparent at an early …

  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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