- By Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc
- Jun 29, 2010
Navicular disease, also called navicular syndrome, navicular region pain, or caudal heel pain, is a “catch all” phrase to describe horses with chronic forelimb lameness caused by pain stemming from the navicular bone and related structures. Navicular disease is most commonly diagnosed in horses between 4 and 15 years of age. Quarter Horses and Thoroughbreds are affected more than any other breeds, whereas ponies and Arabian horses are rarely affected.
This free report includes a complete overview of navicular syndrome, symptoms, treatment and tips for prevention.
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