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Vet lunging a chestnut horse.
October 12, 2022

Circling Back to Joint Health in Horses

Researchers recently examined whether circular exercise leads to asymmetry of forelimb bones in youing animals. Read more
September 26, 2022

Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine Effective Against Equine Osteoarthritis

Researchers gauged the progression of osteoarthritis in horses to measure the efficacy of chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine supplementation. Read more
Vet performing a lameness exam flexing the hock.
September 12, 2022

Equine Pain Relief Tool Kit: Veterinarians Add Acetaminophen

Veterinarians can prescribe acetaminophen as an adjunct or standalone medication to help horses suffering from painful conditions. Read more
September 07, 2022

Osteochondritis Dissecans in Horses: Frequency in Lusitanos

Researchers set out to assess the prevalence of osteochondritis dissecans in Lusitano horses. Read more
September 05, 2022

Managing Laminitis in Horses: Sand Bedding and Trimming

Researchers explored the use of sand bedding in horses with bilateral chronic laminitis and on long-term confinement. Read more
Western performance horse cutting cows.
August 31, 2022

Equine Osteoarthritis Study Yields Surprising Results

Using autologous conditioned serum, a regenerative therapy often employed for equine osteoarthritis, just got easier, according to one study. Read more
Close up of hooves standing in an arena with polo wraps on the hind legs.
August 22, 2022

Tiludronate: Off-Label Use Common in Large-Scale Study

Veterinarians demonstrated the efficacy of tiludronate for managing a wide range of musculoskeletal problems in horses. Read more
Vet lunging a chestnut horse.
August 15, 2022

New Target Identified for Managing Equine Arthritis Pain

Blocking a specific protein within a joint, thus short-circuiting pain and inflammation, may prove to be a novel treatment Read more
Side view of a chestnut racehorse working out on the track
August 03, 2022

Hyaluronic Acid and Other Treatments for Carpal Disease in Horses

Researchers tested the efficacy of three treatments for carpal osteoarthritis, a common problem in high-performance horses. Read more
July 18, 2022

Use of Ultrasound in Diagnosing Osteochondral Defects in Horses

While ultrasonography has the potential to serve as a tool to help diagnose cartilage defects, available data do not Read more
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