Arthritis & Degenerative Joint Disease

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A Whole-Horse Approach to Managing Joint Disease

July 18, 2014

From hoof and veterinary care to nutrition, exercise, and acupuncture, find out how to keep your horse sound.... Read More

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Commentary: Using a 'Checklist' Mindset for Racehorses

July 13, 2014

The Blood-Horse's editor-in-chief shares how a checklist could benefit racehorse health.... Read More

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Study: Start Measures to Prevent Equine Arthritis Early

June 14, 2014

Anti-inflammatory aids mixed with daily feed rations can help decrease joint inflammation in young horses.... Read More

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Seattle Slew's Senior Surgeries

June 03, 2014

Seattle Slew made headlines as a senior horse when he underwent two major neck surgeries in the early 2000s.... Read More

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Bone Spur Prognosis

June 02, 2014

What is the long-term prognosis for bone spurs in horses?... Read More

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An Ounce of Prevention

May 06, 2014

What preventive methods do you use to keep your senior horses healthy and happy?... Read More

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Senior Horse Superstar Spotlight: 2014 Rolex Competitors

April 29, 2014

Meet the horses approaching senior status that contested this year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Training Equine Athletes for Health, Fitness, and Longevity

April 16, 2014

Find out how a vet would train a horse from a Grand Prix dressage trainer, clinician, and veterinarian.... Read More

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Study: Joint Injections have Low Risk of Synovial Sepsis

April 02, 2014

When careful aseptic techniques are used for joint injections, the risk of infection is low, researchers say.... Read More

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Blood-Contaminated Joint Fluid Samples Might Still be Useful

March 30, 2014

While vets typically toss contaminated samples, researchers now say useful information can still be garnered.... Read More

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Oral Joint Supplement Efficacy Tested in Senior Horses

March 26, 2014

Researchers found that an oral joint supplement did not improve stiff gaits in one senior horse population.... Read More

The work therapy horses such as Elliot perform is priceless; their health and welfare should be, as well.

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Therapeutic Riding Horse Health

March 20, 2014

Like any equine athlete, therapy horses require specialized training, care, and management. ... Read More

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Gene Therapy, Stem Cells' Effects on Equine Osteoarthritis

February 08, 2014

A combination of mesenchymal stem cells and gene therapy reduced osteoarthritis progression in one model.... Read More

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Joint Injection Refresher

February 06, 2014

Learn about using joint injections to help treat common causes of lameness and reduced performance. ... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

January 15, 2014

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More

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Managing Racehorse Joints with Strict Medication Regulations

January 09, 2014

In the face of new racing medication rules, vets are revisiting treatment approaches for injured horses.... Read More

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Joint Injections

December 27, 2013

Learn more about equine joint injections and what kind of horses or problems might benefit from them. ... Read More

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Caring for Senior Horses

December 23, 2013

Find out what your elderly horse needs to stay healthy in his golden years. ... Read More

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How Working at The Horse has Changed My Own Horse Care

December 18, 2013

Michelle reflects on how her job at The Horse has changed the way she manages and cares for her horses. ... Read More

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Joint Injections: Prevention or Treatment?

December 16, 2013

Are joint injections meant to be used to prevent lameness, or as a therapeutic remedy for an existing problem?... Read More

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Nelson Receives AAEP Foundation Past Presidents' Fellow

December 09, 2013

Nelson is researching early arthritis detection.... Read More

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Drug to Treat Equine Joint Dysfunction Gains FDA Approval

December 03, 2013

The drug is designed to treat joint dysfunction in horses associated with equine osteoarthritis.... Read More

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Knowing When to Retire an Arthritic Horse

November 19, 2013

Dr. Dave Frisbie of Colorado State University shares his thoughts on retiring horses due to arthritis.... Read More

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Joint Injections

November 11, 2013

When injecting multiple joints, is it unusual for one joint to show more improvement than the other?... Read More

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Intra-Articular Therapy: What Do I Need to Know?

October 25, 2013

Learn about equine intra-articular joint-injections for arthritis from a leading researcher and practitioner.... Read More