Equine Osteoarthritis: Management after Diagnosis

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

An osteoarthritis diagnosis doesn't have to mean the end of your horse's career. Learn best management practices for the arthritic horse from industry experts.

About the Experts

Rachel Gottlieb, DVM

Rachel Gottlieb, DVM, is an associate veterinarian at Northwest Equine Performance in Mulino, Oregon, a practice that focuses exclusively on lameness and performance horse issues. She’s also an associate team veterinarian for the United States Eventing Team. Gottlieb is a graduate of the University of California-Davis, where she also completed the Large Animal Ultrasound Fellowship. Gottlieb's professional interests include sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and regenerative therapy.

Scott W. Pierce, DVM

Scott W. Pierce, DVM, joined Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, Ky., in 1985 and became a partner in 1989. He continues to practice in an ambulatory capacity with Rood & Riddle and is a founding owner of Kinetic Technologies.