Ligament & Tendon Injuries


Equine Gait Abnormalities as a Diagnostic Tool

May 03, 2012

Some disorders produce gait abnormalities and lamenesses that aid in a quick and accurate diagnosis.... Read More


Tendon Lesions in Horses: Treatment and Prognosis

April 26, 2012

Even the tiniest leg laceration can have dire consequences for nearby tendons if left untreated.... Read More


2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace Injured, Retired

April 23, 2012

Veterinarians diagnosed 5-year-old mare with lateral middle distal sesamoidean ligament desmitis on April 23.... Read More


Suspensory Ligament Diseases Lecture Scheduled

February 19, 2012

On March 6, New Bolton Center will present "Suspensory Ligament Diseases in the Performance Horse."... Read More


PRP, Bone Marrow for Tendon/Ligament Injuries (AAEP 2011)

January 21, 2012

Mixed study results indicate more research is needed to determine dosing frequency and therapeutic window.... Read More


Biologic/Therapeutic Lameness Treatments (AAEP 2011)

January 06, 2012

New insights on stem cell harvesting, antibiotics with stem cell use, and many more lameness treatments.... Read More


Stem Cell Therapy

November 17, 2011

Regenerative stem cell therapy is being used to help facilitate tendon and ligament injury healing in horses. ... Read More


Researchers Use Models to Learn Why Equine Bodies Break

November 02, 2011

Using computational modeling, researchers can examine "what if" scenarios related to equine injuries.... Read More


Lecture Discusses NEXT Generation in Equine Tissue Healing

October 30, 2011

Nonsurgical exogenous crosslinking therapy (NEXT) is undergoing efficacy testing in healing equine tendons... Read More


Stem Cell-PRP Combination Effective in Treating Lesions

October 01, 2011

A stem cell-PRP combination could be more effective than either therapy alone for treating soft tissue lesions... Read More


Case Study: Stifle Lameness in Tennessee Walking Horse

August 30, 2011

Follow along with the diagnosis of subtle lameness in this two-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse in training.... Read More


Treating Equine Orthopedic Injuries with Stem Cells

July 17, 2011

Find out how stem cells are currently being used to treat orthopedic injuries in horses and how the cells ... Read More


Sorting Out IRAP, PRP, and Stem Cells

June 28, 2011

The wealth of scientific technology makes it difficult to keep track of treatment options for injured horses.... Read More


Study Examines Stem Cells' Efficacy in Racehorses

June 25, 2011

A published study examining the effects of stem cell therapy in superficial digital flexor tendinopathy.... Read More


Stem Cells and Tissue Healing in Horses

June 23, 2011

Do you find stem cell therapy confusing? Here's a guide to what it is and how it works.... Read More


The Benefit of Poultices During the Show Season

June 21, 2011

Poultice can help reduce tissue heat and swelling caused by high intensity training and performance.... Read More


Tackling Tendon and Ligament Injuries

June 03, 2011

The latest therapies for injured tendons and ligaments focus on rebuilding tissue to its original strength.... Read More


Regenerative Medicine Seminar for Horse Owners Scheduled

May 16, 2011

"The Horse Owner's Guide to Regenerative Medicine" will take place June 4 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., in Lexington... Read More


Cross-Country Footing: The Wet, the Dry, and the Ideal

April 29, 2011

As some of the world's top three-day event riders prepare to head out on cross-country at the 2011 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event this weekend, they'll be looking closely at the footing on which their horses will perform. With nearly two weeks of ... Read More


AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More


Lameness: Soft Tissue

March 17, 2011

A summary of discussions related to soft tissue lameness from the 2010 AAEP Convention.... Read More


Lameness: Joints

March 17, 2011

During the 2010 AAEP Convention, veterinarians discussed technologies and treatments for joints and lameness.... Read More


Foot Pain in Horses: Diagnosing Soft Tissue Problems (AAEP 2010)

January 29, 2011

When pain is localized to the foot but no abnormalties can be seen on radiographs (often called X rays), problems in soft tissues within the foot are often the culprit. However, imaging soft tissues in the foot to arrive at a diagnosis can be ... Read More


Equine Racing Fatalities: Does Track Surface Matter? (AAEP 2010)

December 30, 2010

The horse racing industry is continuously working to make the sport safer for all parties involved, and in 2008, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) mandated the use of synthetic track in an attempt to reduce the number of catastrophic injuries ... Read More