Splints

Article

What's a Splint?

October 24, 2013

Learn about the splint bones, common problems, and treatments to alleviate those problems.... Read More

Article

Speedy Splint Recovery

September 01, 2012

Do you have any suggestions for speeding the time it takes for proximal splints (in the forelimbs) to resolve?... Read More

Article

Researchers Use Models to Learn Why Equine Bodies Break

November 02, 2011

Using computational modeling, researchers can examine "what if" scenarios related to equine injuries.... Read More

Video

The Horse's Skeleton: Forelimbs

September 15, 2010

Learn about the structure and function of your horse’s forelimbs.... Read More

Article

Equine Splints: Causes and Cures

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

Article

Recurring Splints

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

Article

Young Horses in Training and Injury Risks

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