Limb Anatomy & Physiology

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The New Navicular Paradigm

From Hoof Testers to MRI

Take a look at the evolution of diagnosing distal limb lameness in sport horse practice with Dr. Brendan Furlong.

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The Horse’s Skeleton: Hind Limbs

Learn about the structure and function of your horse’s powerful hind limbs with Dr. Roberta Dwyer of the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center.

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Horse Conformation Conundrums

Be it for racing, reining, or riding, a horse needs to be put together properly; but does a horse need to be put together perfectly?

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The Horse’s Skeleton: Forelimbs

Learn about the structure and function of your horse’s forelimbs with Dr. Roberta Dwyer of the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center.

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Tendons and Ligaments: Anatomy and Physiology

Tendon and ligament injuries often go hand in hand with horses involved in vigorous athletic pursuits. However, many tendon and ligament injuries can be avoided through proper conditioning and training regimens and by not pushing a horse beyond its limits in racing or other competitions.

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Tendons: Keep Them Moving

Like keeping the pistons of an engine lubricated for smooth, easy movement, the tendon sheaths of a horse function similarly by providing a friction-free environment in which tendons can move.

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