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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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Bowed Tendons

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STEVE: A bow tendon, first of all you need to know where it is located. This is the front limb of a horse. Externally, on the outside here, we are looking in this area right here. This is the tendon … Continue reading

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Foundering

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STEVE: Founder, essentially is presented as a lame horse, bilaterally and typically the front limbs but they can founder in the hind limbs as well. What we see is that it’s a inflammation of the Lamina, or the supportive tissue … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of The Foot

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STEVE: The anatomy of the horse’s lower limb, or foot, essentially is – on the outside, you have the actual hoof wall itself. This structure right here at the juncture of the skin is called a coronary band. You can … Continue reading

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Lameness

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STEVE: Lameness can come in, obviously, several varieties in lots of different levels of severity; from very, very subtle to very, very obvious. Typically I break down, and it’s a normal scale from the American Association of Equine Practitioners, a … Continue reading

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