Stress, strain or injury can take a toll on any horse. Learn how to assess and treat a lame horse with these articles.

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Stocking Up In Horses

It may look worrisome, but in most cases swelling in a horse’s lower legs—stocking up—can be managed with a few simple steps.
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Strategies for 'Going Bare'

Making the transition from shod to barefoot is about to get easier, especially for the toughest cases.
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Muscle Maladies

Learn about PSSM and RER, two genetic muscle diseases behind the condition known as ‘tying up.’ We’ll tell you what they are, how they happen, and what you can do to minimize your horse’s risks.
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Ode to Icing

Learn how taking the time to ice your horse’s legs can help keep him sound—and save you vet bills!
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Protection From the Long Haul

Leg support ensures that your horse arrives at his destination with his best legs beneath him.
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Navicular or Not?

If your horse has heel pain, a problem with his navicular bone is just one of many possible explanations. Learn why an accurate diagnosis is the key to successful treatment.
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Oh, My Aching Joints!

Learn why joint disease is a leading cause of lameness—and how advances in diagnosis and treatment can increase the odds your horse will stay sound.
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