Stay up-to-date on the latest news about your horse's health with FREE newsletters from TheHorse.com. Topics include Nutrition, Soundness & Lameness, Equine Behavior, Farm & Barn, Older Horse Care, and more.
Weanlings should grow steadily and moderately as rapid weight gain could put them at risk for developmental orthopedic diseases. Three experts share their tips for achieving appropriate growth via nutrition.
Researchers suspected that in some cases of septic arthritis bacteria might damage cartilage canals and interrupt blood supply. And in that situation, genetics—osteochondrosis’ most common cause—would have nothing to do with the resulting lesions.