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Joint Pain

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STEVE: Joint pain in a horse is usually caused by trauma and/or chronic arthritis, either/or. Acutely, you’ll see a horse that will jam up a limb, and whether it be the carpus or the knee, fetlock, stifle, hocks. In the … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease

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STEVE: Lyme disease is kind of a tough diagnosis for most practitioners unless it’s endemic in your area. I ended up coming across it from time to time as a rule-out from other problems. Usually it shows up as an … Continue reading

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Coffin Joint

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STEVE: The coffin joint is encased inside the hoof itself. It is a joint that exists between the third phalanx, or the coffin bone, and the short pastern bone. Another integral part is that the flexor tendon, which runs along … Continue reading

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