Tag Archives: soreness

Shoulder

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ALEX: I think in the past we’ve dealt with the situation of a horse’s shoulder being sore, but a lot of times, that might not be the primary cause. So, talk about the correlation of shoulder to feet and shoulders … Continue reading

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Back Pain

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STEVE: Back pain in a horse–in my experience of doing lameness work on equine athletes for the last 30 years, I utilize the back and/or exacerbation or demonstration of pain in the back for more diagnostic purposes than primary problems. … Continue reading

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White Line Disease

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STEVE: White line disease is essentially, we’re not having a really good example of it here, but the white line is the area between the wall and the sole here, and usually you would see it right here. And it … 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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Maintaining The Foot

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ALEX: You know, proper daily care of a horse’s foot, it’s really important to do every day. One is to check the horse’s hoof to see if there’s any heat. But also, to pick their foot out. Make sure there’s … Continue reading

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Cracked Hoof

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ALEX: A cracked hoof in a horse is something that has to be addressed right away, but it’s all dependent on where the crack is, and what type of crack it is, because you could have a quarter crack in … Continue reading

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