Year: 2021

23 Jul 2021
inflammation in horses

Whole-body Inflammation in Horses

Equine researchers have been studying the concept of whole-body inflammation and its links to a variety of health problems for years. But what is whole-body inflammation?  How does it relate to my horse’s overall health?   Whole-body inflammation in horses When someone mention “inflammation”, you may picture a localized swollen area on a limb or […]

09 Jul 2021
arthritis in horse hocks

Arthritis in Horse Hocks

  Arthritis in the small joints of the horse hock is a very common condition affecting all types of horses.  It is not just a disease of old horses; in fact, we regularly see this in horses around seven or eight years old, and it is often picked up in the autumn as the weather […]

09 Jul 2021
suspensory ligament injury horse

Spotting a Suspensory Ligament Injury in Your Horse

Suspensory ligament injuries in horses affects all breeds and ages but are particularly a problem in competition horses where inflammation of the suspensory ligament can occur in the fore- or hind limbs. The suspensory ligament acts as a sling for the fetlock in both the fore- and hind limbs and is therefore subject to overload […]

18 Jun 2021
recovery in horses

7 Steps to Quicker Recovery in Competition Horses

  It is competition season and quicker recovery in competition horses (and riders) after an intense training session or competitive event, is critical in limiting damage caused by inflammation. Any kind of intense exercise naturally creates stress in the body, especially around areas of impact, such as joints and soft tissues of the distal limbs. […]

04 Jun 2021
showjumping tips

Show Jumping: Timeless Tips from Top Trainers

Good advice is often timeless, and show jumping is no different. These guidelines collected from top trainers through the years can be valuable to equine athletes from any discipline

19 Apr 2021
rosehip customer review

Customer Review: Joint support

“I have all my old boys on Elite Equine to support their joint health and aging bodies. They breathe a lot easier too.” ~ Bianca Eglington

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