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Equine Complementary Therapies: Your Questions Answered

October 30, 2014

Learn how equine complementary therapies, such as chiropractic and acupuncture, might help your horse's health.... Read More

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Equine Rehabilitation Similar to Sports Therapy for People

October 07, 2014

Vets use rehabilitation to restore normal function following injury, reduce clinical signs, and restore range of motion.... Read More

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Optimizing the Care and Management of Your Equine Athlete

March 28, 2014

Here's how to keep your equine athlete happy, healthy, and at the top of his game.... Read More

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Complementary Medicine: On the Rise

October 01, 2013

It's no longer uncommon for owners to seek out additional avenues of horse care. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Readers Discuss Complementary Therapy Habits

July 16, 2013

Most readers said they've incorporated at least one complementary therapy into their horses' care.... Read More

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Snap, Crack, Pop: Equine Chiropractics

March 13, 2013

I had a positive first experience using a chiropractor on my horse, but how should we employ this therapy?... Read More

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Illinois, Wisconsin Extensions to host Horse Health Workshop, Feb. 9

December 19, 2012

Horse owners are invited to a full day equine educational program focused on keeping your horse healthy. ... Read More

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LSU to Host Equine Acupuncture, Chiropractics Lecture

August 02, 2012

The lecture on acupuncture and chiropractics will take place Aug. 17 at Louisiana State University.... Read More

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Equine Chiropractor Asset to Kentucky Derby Winner's Team

May 19, 2012

Larry Jones has been a looming presence on the backside of Pimlico Race Course during Preakness week.... Read More

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Efficacy of Manual Therapies on Back Pain (AAEP 2011)

January 26, 2012

One researcher says manual therapies can effectively relieve back pain.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE on Complementary Therapies Now Archived

November 19, 2011

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A event on Complementary Therapies was held on Oct. 26.... Read More

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Complementary Therapies

November 18, 2011

Discussion of complementary therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic, homeopathy, and herbal medicine.... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE: Complementary Therapies

October 19, 2011

TheHorse.com presents a free Ask the Vet LIVE online Q&A about Complementary Therapies on Wednesday, Oct. 26.... Read More

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Equine Alternative Medicine Gaining Steam in Vet Schools

September 30, 2011

Alternative medicine coursework in equine veterinary education has increased about 30% in the past decade.... Read More

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AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More

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Lameness: Soft Tissue

March 17, 2011

A summary of discussions related to soft tissue lameness from the 2010 AAEP Convention.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Treating Back Pain in the Sport Horse (AAEP 2010)

February 01, 2011

"Back problems can be performance-limiting in the horse due to pain and reduced range of motion and flexibility," reported Kent Allen, DVM, of Virginia Equine Imaging, as he presented on equine back pain at the 2010 American Association of Equine ... Read More

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Researchers Examine Spinal Manipulation vs. Mobilization (AAEP 2010)

January 13, 2011

Equine back pain can often cause a horse to move with a stiff trunk, asymmetrical spinal motion, and lameness. Horse owners often turn to chiropractic care as a technique to improve their horses' performance and comfort. At the 2010 American ... Read More

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Posture of Rider and Rider Linked, Study Shows

June 10, 2010

By comparing certain riding positions of amateur equestrians and the neck positions of their mounts to the kind of back pain those horses experienced while in the stall, the researchers concluded that how you ride makes a big difference in equine... Read More

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Back Problems and Therapeutic Options

June 10, 2010

Dr. Kevin Haussler discusses horse back problems and the use of chiropractic and complementary therapies.... Read More

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Alternative Therapies: Readers Weigh In

May 18, 2010

Readers responded to a poll asking, "What alternative therapeutic options have you used on your horse?"... Read More

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Joint Injury and Arthritis in Horses: Searching for Solutions

April 01, 2010

Researchers have developed diagnostic, preventive, and treatment options for equine musculoskeletal problems.... Read More

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Manual Therapy for Horses

December 30, 2009

Manual therapy was defined, with an explanation of the terms mobilization, manipulation, and adjustments. Educational opportunities for those wishing to pursue training in manual therapy techniques was provided to those in the group, and some attende... Read More

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Readers Take on Alternative Therapies

July 31, 2009

More than 770 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "Would you like to have more information on therapeutic options on TheHorse.com?"

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Sacroiliac Joint Motion and Pelvic Deformation, AAEP 2008

March 29, 2009

An equine athlete uses the pelvis and sacroiliac (SI) joint in many different fashions: A rope horse uses the pelvis to rapidly accelerate and decelerate, a Standardbred races at high speed at a constrained gait, and a dressage horse... Read More