How Often Can My Horse’s Joints Be Injected?
Joint injections are a common option for treating horses with joint pain and osteoarthritis. Dr. Luke Bass of Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, describes the potential risks of frequent joint injections, especially in senior horses.
About the Expert
Luke Bass, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP (Equine)
Luke Bass, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP is an associate professor in Equine Field Service at Colorado State University (CSU). He is board-certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP-Equine) and is certified in equine acupuncture. He served on the American Association of Equine Practitioners board of directors from 2019 to 2021 and will be chair of AAEP’s Educational Programs Committee from 2024 to 2025. Bass leads the Equine Field Service at CSU with three faculty members and two interns focusing on general practice, lameness examinations, dentistry, and emergency care.
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