How much do you know about what stresses the critical connectors between your horse's muscle and bone? Take this test to find out.
How a horse's head bobs up and down can be an important clue to lameness. Here's how to read what you see.
Although it may seem counterintuitive to make a horse work despite his stiff, painful joints, exercise has several benefits.
With the return of warmer weather, now is the time to make sure your horse is ready for the rigors of regular work.
Identifying the source of gait abnormalities can be tricky. Here’s how you can build your lameness-locating skills.
New research shows that sedation can mask certain types of lameness.
Trauma to the underside of the hoof is a common cause of lameness. Here’s how you can help your horse stay sound.
A new study emphasizes the usefulness of longeing a horse to detect subtle lameness.
You can't witness every minor injury your horse sustains in real time. Here's how to tell if that lump is old or new, and what to do about it.
What's better than the successful rehabilitation of a tendon or ligament injury? One that doesn't happen at all. Here are some precautions to minimize injury.
An unusual injury to the withers casts doubt on the future of an easygoing gelding.
When your horse won't pick up the correct lead, poor training isn't usually to blame.
A kind mare turns into a grouch, sending her owner on a long journey to eliminate a list of causes for her sour behavior.
A farrier and hoof expert explains how laminitis is a more likely culprit in this case of lameness than sidebone.
Sometimes lameness in horses isn't easy to see. Here are a few of the less-obvious indications of unsoundness.
Watch the mare featured in March 2011's Case Report go through her paces at a dressage clinic 27 months after her devastating tendon injury.
March 30, 2010 -- Nearly 50 researchers and laminitis experts attended the 2nd AAEP Foundation Equine Laminitis Research Workshop in West Palm Beach, Fla. to prioritize future laminitis research needs.
With modern medical treatments and management options, your arthritic horse can remain active longer and enjoy a better quality of life. By Joanne Meszoly for EQUUS magazine.