Arthritis & Degenerative Joint Disease

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Promoting Lifelong Equine Joint Health

July 23, 2016

By using sensible strategies, we can promote healthy equine joints capable of withstanding athletic demands.... Read More

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Joint Supplements and Equine Osteoarthritis

July 19, 2016

Osteoarthritis is a common cause of lameness. Could a joint supplement help affected horses? Maybe, says one researcher.... Read More

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The Incredible Equine Neck

July 11, 2016

From perils to preservation tactics: How your horse can hurt his neck and ways to prevent injury. ... Read More

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Beyond Osteoarthritis: 'Other' Causes of Joint Disease

June 22, 2016

Early diagnosis and proper treatment can make the difference in whether the horse can return to soundness.... Read More

Veterinarians in the U.K. generally treat joint injections as surgical procedures.

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Autologous Conditioned Serum Composition Evaluated

June 15, 2016

This treatment uses the horse's blood to generate serum enriched with growth factors and anti-inflammatory mediators.... Read More

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Bone Spur Prognosis

June 01, 2016

Our gelding's broken hock healed with bone spurs. What is the long-term prognosis for affected horses?... Read More

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Common Hock Abnormalities Found on MRI

April 24, 2016

Frequent findings included osteoarthritic changes, sclerosis, and mild bone spurs, among others. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Melissa Siard

April 23, 2016

Siard is studying inflamm-aging in senior horses, polyphenols as anti-inflammatory treatments, and more.... Read More

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Time to Retire?

March 24, 2016

Find out when and how to transition your horse from the show ring to a more leisurely lifestyle.... Read More

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Caring for and Keeping Older Horses

March 20, 2016

Owners should watch senior horses closely for signs of decline and contact their veterinarians if problems arise.... Read More

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Why Does My Horse Stumble After Jumping?

March 02, 2016

Find out what a veterinarian might look for when examining a horse that loses his balance after jumping a fence. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Emma Adam

February 27, 2016

Adam's research studies the formation and repair of articular cartilage in horses. ... Read More

Galbraith says good conformation and judicious training can help a reiner continue performing past his youth.

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Super Senior Sport Horses

February 26, 2016

Meet three equine athletes that are excelling in their golden years.... Read More

MRI is considered the “gold standard” for identifying abnormalities contributing to caudal heel pain.

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The Horse's Top Videos of 2015

December 27, 2015

View videos on topics including navicular disease, saddle fitting, body condition scoring, joint treatments, and more.... Read More

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Sudden Conformation Change in an Aged Mare

December 16, 2015

A vet weighs in on what might cause a well-conformed senior mare to become over at the knee and fall during a ride.... Read More

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Equine Joint Therapies: What to Know

December 15, 2015

There are joint treatments galore, but your vet can help determine which option is best suited for your horse.... Read More

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Osteoarthritis Versus Arthritis: What's the Difference?

December 09, 2015

What's the difference between osteoarthritis and other types of arthritis?... Read More

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Indications for Joint Injections

December 09, 2015

Your vet might choose to inject your horse if his joints require direct treatment due to disease, inflammation, or pain.... Read More

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Fall Wellness Exams for Horses

November 22, 2015

Consider having your veterinarian perform a wellness check on your horse before winter arrives.... Read More

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Benefit Horses With Osteoarthritis

November 04, 2015

Recent study results support the hypothesis that omega-3s could modify a joint's response to inflammation.... Read More

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Joint Injection Refresher

September 30, 2015

Learn about using joint injections to help treat common causes of lameness and reduced performance. ... Read More

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Osteoarthritis and IRAP

September 23, 2015

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

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Bute for Old Bones

September 17, 2015

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

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On the Move With Your Horse

September 17, 2015

Before you hit the asphalt trail, consider these expert tips to make sure your horse arrives healthy and happy.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Aged Horses' Health

August 28, 2015

Find out how to ensure your senior horses stay healthy all through their golden years.... Read More