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By Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor
Aug 13, 2014
Horses can suffer musculoskeletal pain and injuries anywhere along the axial skeleton that comprises the skull, vertebral column, sternum, and ribs. Bringing these horses back to form post-injury can be difficult and time-consuming, but possible thanks to both time-tested mobilization exercises and cutting-edge physical therapy techniques.
During the American Association of Equine Practitioners' Focus on the Sport Horse program, held July 20-22, in Louisville, Kentucky, Philippe Benoit, DVM, MS, of Clinique Equine des Bréviaires in France and former veterinarian for the French show jumping team, described methods for rehabilitating horses recovering from any number of back problems...
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