Dealing with Navicular Syndrome

Navicular disease is a degenerative condition of the navicular bone and soft tissues in the back of the horse’s foot. Over the years veterinarians have referred to the condition by many names, but the current accepted vernacular is “caudal heel pain.” It can be devastating when your veterinarian reaches this diagnosis, but treatment options exist and many horses can return to athletic work.

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