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Preventing Horse Lameness

EquiMed Staff

Preventing Horse Lameness

by EquiMed Staff

May 2, 2017 16:03

Preventative and proactive healthcare can greatly reduce your cost of horse ownership. This article shows you 5 things that you can do to greatly reduce the …


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 …

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 …


Judging Horse Leg Conformation

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Judging Horse Leg Conformation

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

May 3, 2017 09:06

Judging a horse's conformation takes careful study and knowledge of horse anatomy. Because of their importance to the performance and soundness of a horse, the …

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.


Importance of Proper Hind Leg Conformation

Heather Smith Thomas

Importance of Proper Hind Leg Conformation

by Heather Smith Thomas

May 3, 2017 10:21

Learn how the conformation of the hind legs of your horse affects both soundness and athletic ability as discussed in this article, the fourth in the series of …

  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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