Lameness

Joint Supplements: Adequan vs. Legend

In the quest to keep your performance horse health and happy, joint health is always a primary concern. A horse’s joints go through mild to moderate  repetitive trauma in most sports, and often need to be supported with medical therapies in order...

Previcox vs. Equioxx: What’s the Big Deal?

Medication for our horses can get quite costly pretty quickly. Because all horse owners value our horses as companions and athletic partners, we strive to treat them for all of their maladies, but also attempt to keep costs reasonable. While trying...

The Balanced, or “Normal”, Hoof

We know that the hoof is the primary cause of lameness in a horse. As the saying goes, “No hoof, no horse”. To set your horse up for success in the long term, the first thing we’re looking for is that balanced hoof. There are a few measurement...

Stringhalt: The Marionette Horse

This is one condition that has perplexed equine veterinarians for centuries. Stringhalt can develop in a horse seemingly overnight with no apparent cause, and often there is no standard treatment. In other words, it can be a horse owner’s worst...