Founder In Horses

What is Founder?: Founder occurs due to the lack of blood flow in the laminae which produces inflammation in the hoof. As time goes by, the cells of the laminae are damaged due to the lack of oxygen and nutrients that are found in the blood. If the problem is not...
Osselets

Osselets

An osselet is a term for traumatic arthritis of the fetlock joint (metacarpophalangeal joint) on the front leg of a horse. This condition should not be confused with sesamoiditis, which involves the sesamoid bones that are found at the back of the fetlock. Osselets...
Post Race (and Event) Care

Post Race (and Event) Care

Racing and eventing causes horses to exert themselves to the max and puts excessive stress on their bodies and post race care is extremely important.  Helping horses recover quickly from their exertion is extremely important to ensuring that both horse and rider are...