Friday, July 03, 2015

A Long Road to Recovery: Tendon and Ligament Injuries - Full Article

Written by: Nicole Kitchener

Learn how to increase your horse’s odds of recovery following a strain, sprain or tear.

Injuries to tendons and ligaments in horses’ legs are common and are the leading cause of loss of use in horses, whether competition mounts or pleasure companions.

These injuries can be stubborn and require the owner’s patience to see treatment and rehabilitation through for an extended duration. Even then, the horse might not be able to perform at previous levels. Luckily, however, there are many treatment methods and procedures that can improve a horse’s odds of a successful – but not necessarily quicker – recovery...

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