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A resurgence of interest in the equine temporomandibular joint (TMJ) (which allows for opening and closing of a horse's mouth) has led to discussions on the relationship of TMJ disease to weight loss or behavioral changes in horses. Horses graze 18-21 hours per day, experiencing a staggering number of TMJ repetitive motions over time. Yet he said that the incidence of published, true TMJ disease

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