Arthritis & Degenerative Joint Disease

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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

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CSU Surgeon Honored for Research that Helps Horses, Humans

October 24, 2013

Dr. Wayne McIlwraith received the Jacob Markowitz Award for outstanding contributions to medicine.... Read More

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Do Horses with Osteochondral Lesions Always Need Surgery?

October 16, 2013

Osteochondral lesions on young horses' X rays might appear worrisome, but surgery isn't always necessary.... Read More

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Equine Osteoarthritis: Management after Diagnosis

October 10, 2013

Learn how to keep your arthritic horse sound, comfortable, and in work using best management practices.... Read More

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Trending: Joint Injections

September 30, 2013

How do we know when a horse really needs his joints injected, and what good is it doing?... Read More

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Osteoarthritis and IRAP

September 02, 2013

How long will a horse remain sound after successful IRAP treatment? ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Joint Injections

August 13, 2013

Of the 703 voters, 484 (69%) indicated they never have their horses' joints injected... Read More

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Ringbone Treatment Options

July 15, 2013

What is the best way to treat ringbone in horses?... Read More

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Do Joint Supplements Help Prevent and/or Treat Arthritis?

July 11, 2013

Dr. David Frisbie of Colorado State describes the effectiveness of equine joint supplements.... Read More

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Senior Horse Care Strategies

June 01, 2013

Aging for horses means strength and flexibility diminish, as well as they body's ability to handle infection.... Read More

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Of Horses and Health Problems

May 21, 2013

I'd like to learn more about your equine seniors and the health challenges they face.... Read More

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Supplement to Support Post-Surgical Joint Health (AAEP 2012)

March 31, 2013

A supplement fed after osteochondral fragment removal could help reduce post-surgical joint inflammation.... Read More

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Joint Injections (AAEP Convention 2012)

March 22, 2013

Learn about joint injections, including site prep, infection, corticosteroids, hyaluronan, and more.... Read More

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Selecting the Best Joint Therapy Approach (AAEP 2012)

March 05, 2013

One veterinarian reviews different non-steroidal joint medications commonly used in equine joint therapy.... Read More

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Rhodococcus equi

February 01, 2013

Rhodococcus equi is well known for its ability to cause severe pneumonia and more in young foals.... Read More

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Joint Supplement Choices

February 01, 2013

Nutraceuticals such as joint supplements have become popular preventative therapies for equine osteoarthritis.... Read More

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Participants Sought for Study on Resveratrol's Effects on Hock Lameness

January 15, 2013

Researchers are seeking horses for a study investigating resveratrol as a possible osteoarthritis treatment.... Read More

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Bute for Old Bones

December 25, 2012

My vet wants my 38-year-old on bute forever. Is there anything else that could help him with no side effects?... Read More

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Study Examines Osteoarthritis Formation after Fetlock Injury

November 24, 2012

A single impact injury did not cause generalized osteoarthritis in the fetlock during the study period.... Read More