Veterinarian Carolyn R. Simmelink explains what is behind a condition that makes it difficult for a horse to control his hind legs.
Horses can exhibit numerous gait abnormalities, such as dishing, winging and paddling. Should you use corrective trimming and shoeing for flawed foot flight?
This reader's horse stops, drops and rolls whenever she tries working with him. Her vet says nothing is wrong. Read what to do about this dangerous situation.
A brief look at arthritis in horses, excerpted from the book Hands-On Senior Horse Care.
A veterinarian explains laminitis, a serious hoof condition commonly known as founder, in simple terms -- how and why it happens and what it means to you and your horse.
Here's a handy summary of recommendations to prevent lameness and keep your horse sound. | MORE
Here are three simple, inexpensive methods for icing your horse's lower leg--and speeding up his recovery.
Four ways to avoid career-ending lameness and even life-threatening injuries to your horse and run a sound stable | MORE
What's better than the successful rehabilitation of a tendon or ligament injury? One that doesn't happen at all. Here are some precautions to minimize tendon injury. | MORE
Medical editor Matthew Mackay-Smith, DVM, addresses an EQUUS reader's question on the treatment of stifle strains.
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