It happens to all of us sooner or later: Our joints start creaking and get a little stiff. Whether the aftermath of an injury or just deterioration from use and age, some degree of arthritis is inevitable. It’s the same with our equine athletes and even our pleasure horses.
But what are the key risk factors? How can we help prevent the worst types of arthritis? And can careful management keep arthritic horses comfortable and productive? In this edition of the EQUUS Extra, we explore all these topics and more. Be your horse’s joint advocate!
Featured in this edition:
- Fitness vs. overwork
- NSAIDs and nutraceuticals
- Why farrier care counts