Dressage Horse Lameness

Water treadmill at Circle Oak Equine, a University of California rehabilitation partner.

Suspensory Ligament Injuries in Dressage Horses

University of California Davis veterinarians shed light on the prevention, diagnosis and rehabilitation of this injury.

Credit: Illustration based on image from Illustrated Atlas of Clinical Equine Anatomy and Common Disorders of the Horse Hock anatomy: A. Fibular tarsal bone (calcaneus) B. Tibiotarsal (tarsocrural) joint C. Proximal intertarsal joint (PIT) D. Distal intertarsal joint (DIT) E. Tarsometatarsal joint (TMT)

Understanding Your Horse's Hock Health

Learn about some of the elements that affect the horse's hocks

Inferior Check Ligament Horse

An Overview of the Inferior Check Ligament in Horses

Here's why the check ligament is an important soft-tissue structure in the equine athlete.