Joint Health

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Joint Injections for the Performance Horse

Understand how to maintain the integrity of a horse’s joints long term.

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10 Tips to Keep Your Senior Dressage Horse Competitive

Sound equine-management practices coupled with a good dose of common sense will assist in the longevity of senior horses.

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

Credit: Amy K. Dragoo Most cases of osteroarthritis can be diagnosed with a good static examination.

How to Promote Your Horse's Joint Health Through the Levels of Dressage

Jessica Morgan, DVM explains how to keep your dressage horse happy and sound.

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Bog Spavin in Horses: Treatment and Prognosis

Greg Staller, DVM, explains potential causes, treatment options and prognosis for a dressage horse with bog spavin.