10 Resources for Promoting and Maintaining Equine Joint Health
Keeping horses’ joints healthy and making decisions for their long-term well–being and soundness is essential to them performing at their best. Learn how a combination of preventative care and veterinary intervention when necessary can work to benefit the horse.
ARTICLE: Equine Joint Health for the Long Run Osteoarthritis may not be completely avoidable as a horse ages, but early diagnosis and conscientious care can slow its advance and minimize pain. Learn how to take charge of your horse’s joint health from the very first step. Read Now
ARTICLE: Beyond Osteoarthritis: ‘Other’ Causes of Joint Disease An estimated 60% of lameness is caused by osteoarthritis, so that means 40% of lamenesses are caused by something else. Learn about some of the other causes of joint disease and how these other conditions relate to OA. Read Now
ARTICLE: Do Popular Equine Oral Joint Supplements Work? One researcher assessed the efficacy of four joint supplement ingredients: chondroitin sulfate, glucosamine, Boswellia serrata, and turmeric. Here’s what she found. Read More
ARTICLE: How Might Neck Arthritis Affect Horses’ Gaits? French researchers found horses with simulated C6-C7 nerve compression had shortened strides, tightened gaits, and a general lack of shoulder tone. Read Now
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