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Heel Pain In The Performance Horse

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Heel Pain In The Performance Horse

In the past “navicular disease” was the term more commonly used to describe all pain associated with the heel in the performance horse. Navicular disease is now reserved for proven cl ..

Product Of The Month: FOUNDERGUARD

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Monday, November 06, 2017
Product Of The Month: FOUNDERGUARD

FOUNDERGUARD® reduces the risk of laminitis in horses and ponies when fed in conjunction with high grain diets. RECOMMENDED FOR USE ON Horses on high grain diets e.g. gallopers, pacers ..

Heat Stress - Training And Competing In The Warmer Months

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Heat Stress - Training And Competing In The Warmer Months

With the recent increase in environmental temperatures leading into Summer, it is important to adjust training and management of all performance horses and not just the elite athletes. Exercis ..

Returning From Injury

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Monday, September 18, 2017
Returning From Injury

Accidents are the least likely cause of lameness in the performance horse. This statement holds true in most cases of injury to the equine athlete, most accidents or lameness episodes are prec ..

Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Equine Podiatry and Lameness Centre - Thursday, April 14, 2016
Equine Metabolic Syndrome

What is Equine Metabolic Syndrome? The Combination of Regional adiposities: fatty deposits around the tail head, behind the shoulder and the crest of the neck. Insulin resistance: the inabil ..