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Category: Sports Medicine

Tying Up

Tying Up is a syndrome and a term used to describe a group of common muscle disorders in the horse. It is one of and controversial syndromes in the horse, with much speculation over its causes and mechanisms. The typical signs of a horse that is tying up are muscle fatigue, pain, cramping and reluctance

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Osteoarthritis in the Horse

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition in all species including dogs, horses and humans. It is a common cause of lameness and poor performance in the horse, contributing to issues in the elite equine athlete, both the younger and older horses and also in the general riding horse and equine pets. The welfare of the

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Joint Supplements for Horses

Transcript I’m Nathan Anthony I’m an equine veterinarian with West vets equine hospital and I’m also a team vet with Equestrian Australia for our Equestrian Team. I recommend 4CYTE for our horse’s joint health I think it’s a great product. I see results. I think that as a preventative measure it has real merit. I

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Prevention and Treatment for Arthritis in Horses

Osteoarthritis (“OA”) is a common cause of lameness and poor performance in competition horses. OA can occur for a variety of reasons. It can occur secondary to developmental orthopaedic conditions in young horses; it can occur following an acute joint trauma or it can be as a result of chronic wear and tear from training,

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Treating and Preventing Joint Disease

Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD), resulting in osteoarthritis, is a common cause of lameness and poor performance in horses. DJD can occur for a variety of reasons. It can be the sequele to developmental orthopaedic conditions in young horses; it can occur following an acute trauma to the joint or it can be a result of

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