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injuries


posture

Understanding abnormal equine posture and how rehabilitation intervention can help. Why should we care about posture in horses? Because posture affects the complex interactions of the brain, muscles, nerves and …

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laminitis

In the rehabilitation process from laminitis, things often seem to get worse before they get better. Let’s take a walk through Pepper’s journey from pasture ornament to competitive riding horse! …

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honey for wounds

Honey isn’t just good to eat – it has great wound-healing properties for humans and horses alike! Bees manufacture honey as a way to store sugar-rich nectar harvested from flowering …

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therapeutic taping

Therapeutic taping can help your equine through rehabilitation, training and injury prevention. You’ve probably seen horses with colorful tape applied to their bodies, either in pictures or at your barn. …

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vibration therapy

Vibration therapy is a new trend in the equine world. If you’ve ever seen a horse standing on one of these large vibrating platforms, or perhaps tried one yourself, you’ve …

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laminitis in horses

If dealing with laminitis and founder in your horse is starting to feel hopeless, MdF’s successful rehabilitation may give you some inspiration and new ideas for helping him. Laminitis and …

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kinesiology tape on a horse

Kinesiology tape is not just for people, horses can benefit from it too. Find out how it works and where you can learn to do it yourself. Most people become familiar …

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arthritis treatment

Treating symptoms of arthritis rather than the cause may help in the short term, but can negatively affect your horse’s health in the long run. Modern technology has given us …

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horses swimming in water

Swimming can help your equine recover faster and with less stress. Swimming is the only aerobic exercise that engages all the body’s systems without requiring the limbs to bear weight. …

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horse hoof history

Most hoof care professionals agree that the physiology of the hoof has not changed for thousands of years. When a foal is born, the hoof soles are made up of …

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