Splint bone injuries are common in both working and pastured horses. Here's what you should know.
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Using computational modeling, researchers can examine "what if" scenarios related to equine injuries.
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May 03, 2016
Splint bone injuries are common in both working and pastured horses. Here's what you should know. ... Read More
November 18, 2015
Do you have any suggestions for speeding the time it takes for proximal splints (in the forelimbs) to resolve?... Read More
October 24, 2013
Learn about the splint bones, common problems, and treatments to alleviate those problems.... Read More
November 02, 2011
Using computational modeling, researchers can examine "what if" scenarios related to equine injuries.... Read More
September 15, 2010
Learn about the structure and function of your horse’s forelimbs.... Read More
July 01, 2009
Your 2 1/2-year-old horse has been in training for a few months, but even though you're taking it slowly and steadily and not pushing too hard, he sometimes comes up lame during or after a workout. The lameness isn't always present and rarely occurs ... Read More
October 01, 2003
On the list of injuries a horse might acquire, "popping a splint" is considered, at most, an inconvenience that requires laying the affected horse off his normal routine. However, when it keeps happening, that little inconvenience can become a... Read More
January 01, 2001
Everyone involved in the racing industry knows that one of the major problems in training horses is keeping them free from injury. Bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments are placed under considerable strain during training and racing,... Read More
Q. Do you have any suggestions for speeding the time it takes for proximal splints (in the forelimbs) to resolve?