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Joint Health and Management in Horses

Lameness accounts for up to 70% of lost training days and competition outings, with osteoarthritis and joint disease being listed as the most frequ...

Spring Fever in Horses

Does your horse become more flighty, hot and silly in Spring?  With new grass growth and return to regular competition after the winter break, many...

Feeding the Aged Horse Factsheet

As horses age, their nutritional requirements change and digestive efficiency may be reduced. Once an aged horse has retired to paddock life, conti...

Marshmallow Weed Information for Horse Owners

Marshmallow is an invasive weed of pastures which has caused poisoning in horses, sheep and cattle. Signs of small flowered mallow poisoning includ...

Navicular Syndrome Factsheet

Navicular Syndrome (NS), also referred to as Caudal Heel Syndrome or Podotrochlosis, is perhaps one of the most frustrating of all hoof related lam...

Sacroiliac and Lower Back Pain Factsheet

Lower back and sacroiliac pain is common in equestrian horses. Long term sacroiliac weakness, muscle spasms and discomfort can reduce hind limb act...