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Living with Old Soft Tissue Injuries

Tendon and suspensory ligament injuries plague horses performing in all disciplines.  Even pleasure horses and pasture ornaments may fall victim if they take the proverbial “bad step” over rough ground conditions. These are every bit as painful as bone or … Continue reading

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Conditioning the Older Horse

I remember quite well the time when a show horse over the age of 8 or 10 was considered “old”.  Those days are long gone as appreciation for the experience and levelheadedness of older horses has become appreciated.  Nevertheless, there … Continue reading

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Dr. Green and Father Time

If you follow the veterinary research literature on musculoskeletal injuries you will see there is often strong emphasis placed on rapid healing and reduced downtime.  There is nothing inherently wrong with those goals but the reality is that any advantages … Continue reading

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