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soft tissue


horse in field cold therapy

Heat and cold therapy are the“go-tos” for soft tissue injuries. Find out which you should use, and when. There’s nothing new about heat and cold therapy. In fact, it dates back …

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Understanding the causes and diagnosis of arthritis. Arthritis is a diagnosis no horse owner wants to hear. It conjures up negative images of lifelong lameness, stiffness and pain. In the …

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PEMF

Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) puts healing right on the injury. Like human athletes, performance horses sometimes experience painful injuries to their musculoskeletal systems. These injuries can disrupt training and …

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acupressure for performance horses

Get your performance horse raring to go with a little help from equine acupressure. The horse is an amazing athlete. Because of his speed, adaptability and athleticism, he is our …

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hoof form

How hoof form affects your horse’s limb function and conformation. Can foot form really affect a horse’s conformation? Rest assured it can and does – in fact, it affects much …

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shockwave therapy for horses

Many of us have heard the term shockwave therapy, and some have used it to treat injuries in horses. But how much do we really know about the principles behind …

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