Ligament & Tendon Injuries


Using Bursography to Diagnose Palmar Foot Pain

March 08, 2014

Navicular bursography is an effective diagnostic option for palmar foot pain when MRI is not in the cards.... Read More


Diagnosing Lower Limb Lameness in Sport Horses

March 06, 2014

The lower limb is the most common site of lameness in English-discipline sport horses, one veterinarian says.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More

Manuel Anon on Acantus GK (Spain) jumps over the Churchill Downs tote board jump during the Show Jumping at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.


Assessing Proximal Metatarsal Lameness in Sport Horses

February 15, 2014

Injuries to the top of the rear cannon bone are some of the most difficult to diagnose.... Read More


Equine Lameness: Clinical Judgment Meets Diagnostic Imaging

February 11, 2014

Veterinarians have tools to help them make educated judgments about lamenesses, their causes, and prognoses.... Read More


Nerve Blocks for Suspensory Ligament Diagnosis Done Right

February 09, 2014

A low-volume injection produces less upward diffusion than a high-volume injection, researchers concluded.... Read More


Equine Lameness 101

February 07, 2014

There are ways of preventing and treating equine lameness to help your horse be as healthy as possible.... Read More


Suspensory Injury's Effect on Future Racing Performance

February 02, 2014

How does a suspensory injury impact a racehorse's performance? It depends on the severity of the injury.... Read More


A Review of Fatal Fetlock Injuries in California Racehorses

January 29, 2014

One of the most common sites of catastrophic injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses is the fetlock.... Read More


Treating Soft Tissue Injuries in Racehorses

January 05, 2014

Achieving a sustainable racing career following tendon or ligament injuries remains a challenge, one vet says.... Read More


AAEP Veterinarians Discuss Suspensory Ligament Injuries

January 01, 2014

Attendees discussed diagnostic and treatment options, among other topics.... Read More


Researchers Receive 2013 EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows

December 09, 2013

Each received a $5,000 fellow to support their endeavors in equine research and a $500 travel stipend.... Read More


Christmas Comes Early for Thoroughbred Rescue

November 29, 2013

CANTER California became a beneficiary as Ice Horse transitions to a new product line.... Read More


Doppler Ultrasonography for Monitoring Tendonitis in Horses

October 08, 2013

Colors displayed by Doppler ultrasonography could help vets better follow tendonitis' healing processes. ... Read More


2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Winner Shanghai Bobby Retired

September 30, 2013

Shanghai Bobby sustained a suspensory ligament injury and was subsequently retired.... Read More


Soft Tissue Struggles in Senior Horses

July 17, 2013

Soft tissue injuries--specifically tendon and ligament injuries--aren't uncommon in old horses.... Read More


Safeguarding Show Horses: Impossible?

June 26, 2013

No matter the facilities or level of care, we can't ever fully protect horses from themselves.... Read More


Lingering Lameness

June 04, 2013

Is a two-year-old injury a candidate for adipose-derived regenerative stem cell treatment?... Read More


Of Horses and Health Problems

May 21, 2013

I'd like to learn more about your equine seniors and the health challenges they face.... Read More


Hind-Limb Collateral Ligament Injuries Examined

May 18, 2013

Study results indicate affected horses have a guarded prognosis to return to athletic soundness.... Read More


Therapeutic Ultrasound Settings for Horses Identified

April 23, 2013

Researchers identified what ultrasound settings achieve adequate temperature increases to be therapeutic.... Read More


MRI to Evaluate Suspensory, Sesamoid Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 27, 2013

Researchers say MRI is invaluable for identifying suspensory ligament lesions and sesamoid bone damage.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More


Stem Cell Approach Ineffective for SDFT Injuries (AAEP 2012)

March 15, 2013

Researchers found no significant improvement in SDFT injuries treated with mesenchymal stem cells.... Read More


Using MRI and Scintigraphy to Diagnose Suspensory Injuries (AAEP 2012)

February 22, 2013

Using both MRI and scintigraphy could be beneficial when diagnosing suspensory-ligament-related injuries... Read More