Tag: lameness

11 Sep 2020
beautiful blonde girl with dappled horse in grass fields with mountains during sunset

Hoof Abscesses in Horses

We may not be 16 anymore, but hoof abscesses in horses is not much different than whitehead pimples in teenagers. The little blob of pus under your skin just below your jawbone or peeking out from under your fringe, was probably quite painful.  You may have felt its presence before actually seeing it, or it […]

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04 Sep 2020
blond girl with chestnut horse, trees and mountains in the background, walking on green grass, pink shirt, blue denim jeans

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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16 Jan 2020
young horse grazing

Leg Deformities in Young Foals

One of our Elite Equine customers recently wrote a review on her experience with this serious condition and the relief that Elite Equine brought. The team at www.equimed.com explains the disorder in more detail: “Physitis is a condition that causes deformities in the legs of young foals, mostly weanlings and yearlings, that are growing rapidly […]

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08 Nov 2019

Elite Equine and Lameness in Horses

Steven B. Adams, DVM, from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, sheds some light on this easily overlooked condition: “Lameness is defined as an abnormal stance or gait caused by either a structural or a functional disorder of the locomotor system. The horse is either unwilling or unable to stand or move normally. Lameness […]

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