Tag: lameness

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 […]

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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 […]

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04 Sep 2020
tendonitis in horses

Treatment Plan For Tendonitis in Horses

Any seasoned sportsman or woman can tell you:  It only takes one bad step.  Injuries happen quickly and unexpectedly and can change the course of your life. Or your horse’s life. Injuring a critical soft tissue structure like the deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT), means that your horse can be fine one moment and then […]

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