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  • Superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) injuries are a substantial source of lameness and diminished athleticism within the equine athletic industry. Mesenchymal stem cells have become a topic of interest for use in the therapy of orthopedic injuries in athletic horses.

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Equine Flexor Tendon Injuries

    Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Equine Flexor Tendon Injuries

    by Liz Hardin0

  • What does it mean to say a horse is "bridle lame?" What causes this problem and how can it be fixed?

    Horse Problem: Bridle Lame

    Horse Problem: Bridle Lame

    by jenniferrpovey4

  • Rain rot, or rain scald, is a bacterial skin infection that is common in horses, particularly in humid, wet weather. The correct veterinary term is "dermatophilosis." Rain rot thrives in a moist, warm atmosphere and is more common in the spring and...

    How to Treat Rain Rot in Horses

    How to Treat Rain Rot in Horses

    by juliaeverheart16

  • Horse colic can be caused by several factors including worms, which are one of the major causes of colic in horses. We'll go over the various worms, medications, and worming schedules here.

    Horse Colic and Worms

    Horse Colic and Worms

    by Joanna0

  • While clover slobbers is not life-threatening, severe problems can arise if the horse is exposed to the infected clover for a long period of time, including colic and founder.

    What Is Clover Slobbers in Horses?

    What Is Clover Slobbers in Horses?

    by Donna Campbell Smith8

  • Sores in your horses mouth may be caused by a weed in the hay being fed to him. Pictures and video explain and identify those weeds that may be the culprit.

    Oral Ulcers in Horses

    Oral Ulcers in Horses

    by Joanna0

  • There are many causes for nosebleeds in horses. Some causes of equine epistaxis can be detrimental to the health of your horse. Learn to recognize the symptoms of these serious health conditions.

    Horse Nosebleeds: Causes and Treatments

    Horse Nosebleeds: Causes and Treatments

    by Kate Daily2

  • Both purebreds and draft crossbreds such as the Sport horse are susceptible to certain health issues not so common in light horse breeds.

    Four Health Issues Found in Draft Horses

    Four Health Issues Found in Draft Horses

    by Donna Campbell Smith11

  • As horse owners, we know that one of our horse's favorite pastimes is getting themselves hurt. Hopefully, you won't have to deal with any major injuries. We can handle most bumps and scrapes at home on our own. Sometimes for one reason or another though, the problem is too big for us to deal with.

    The Benefits of Using a Rehab or Lay Up Facility for Your Injured Horse

    The Benefits of Using a Rehab or Lay Up Facility for Your Injured Horse

    by Ellison Hartley0

  • In this article you will learn the signs and symptoms of colic and ulcers. You will learn what causes them, and how to treat these chronic conditions that are popular among our equine athletes.

    Colic and Stomach Ulcers in Horses

    Colic and Stomach Ulcers in Horses

    by Corey0

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