Coffin Bone Fractures, injury risk in harness racing horses

Coffin Bone Fractures

My horse has been diagnosed with a fractured coffin bone. What could have caused it, and what is the prognosis?

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Ringbone in Horses

Ringbone in Horses

Ringbone, a lameness disease of the pastern and coffin joints, is a degenerative disorder that has no cure.

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When Joints Fail: Osteochondrosis

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) is an affliction, if left untreated, that can have long-term harmful effects on the young, growing horse as well as the performing or racing horse. OCD actually is a disease subset of osteochondrosis and

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Foal Limbs And Feet Deformities

Flexural or angular deformities can be very shocking and even disturbing in severe cases, but appropriate veterinary care offers great hope for these foals.

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Epiphysitis

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American Farrier’s Association Convention

The American Farrier’s Association Convention held in Lexington, Ky., March 3-6, was planned with the professional farrier in mind. While the lion and the lamb vollied outdoors throughout the four-day event, inside the convention center farriers

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Saddle Fit

Fitting a saddle correctly to a horse’s back can be confusing and frustrating, Harman says, because so many variables are involved.

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