Managing Joint Health

Maintaining joint health is important to the overall well-being of all breeds of horses involved in all types of activities – even retirement. Joint injury, joint disease secondary to trauma or injury, and osteoarthritis (OA) are major causes of attrition and loss of function in horses.

While there is no cure for OA, many treatments are available. Joint maintenance in all seasons can include medications (injections and oral supplements), weight management, modified diet, stem cell therapy and combating inflammation. In addition, veterinarians might consider surgery (arthroscopic surgery to remove osteochondral fragments

This free report provides the horse owner and caretaker with tips for year-round equine joint health and management.