Horse Lameness

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Stress and Pain Management

How often are you having your horse examined vet a lameness vet?
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Bute vs Banamine – what's the difference?

The two pain-relieving prescription medications that most horse owners keep on hand are Bute and Banamine – but do you know the differences between the two?
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Trivia Challenge: Troubleshoot Lameness

Answer the Trivia questions below, then check for the correct answers at bottom. For more about lameness, read "The Ride" newsletter. (Not getting our terrific newsletter? See sign-up information below.)
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Trivia Challenge: What Do You Know About Heel Pain in Horses?

Answer the questions, then check at bottom for the key. For more great information about horses, read H&R’s ‘The Ride’ newsletter. (Not getting it? Sign up below—it’s free!)
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Troubleshoot Lameness

Lame Horse? Here’s how to troubleshoot the problem and prepare for the vet if you have a lame horse on your hands.
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Best Shoeing Method for Low Heels?

A fix for underrun heels depends on the horse’s unique circumstances and the skill of the farrier.
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Pain in the Neck

Problems in your horse’s neck can cause a wide range of confusing signs. These steps will help you sort things out.
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The Lame Horse: Back to Basics

Is your horse lame? Confused and frustrated by the proliferation of diagnostic tools and treatment options available today? Relax. We’ll show you how good, old-fashioned horsemanship may still be the most important part of his recovery plan.
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A Poulticing Primer

Abscess, heat or swelling? This time-tested method addresses the pain in new and improved ways.
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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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How to Detect Lameness in Horses

Clues about lameness in horses can be subtle, and it is important to detect these signs of lameness in horses soon for a speedy recovery. Here are six signs of lameness in horses to detect lameness in your horse.
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Select, Fit Protective Horse Boots

Boots can help protect your horse from injury in nearly any performance sport or competition. You'll want a perfect fit--and a perfect match foryour horse's needs.
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Learn Which of Your Horse's Legs Is Lame

In most cases, pinpointing lameness in your horse's legs isn't difficult if you follow these steps.
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