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What Do You Need To Know About Equine Joint Care?

In this article, we will discuss equine joint care. How horse supplements are beneficial for horse health?

 Even if your horse currently does not suffer from joint problems the chances are pretty high that eventually your horse will suffer from a joint problem and this article will help you to get ready.

The fact is that all horse riding disciplines put a lot of strain on horse's joints. It does not matter whether you ride horses for recreational reasons or if you compete at showjumping, dressage or racing events.

Obviously, there are discipline-specific joint problems. For example, people who compete in racing or dressage events have noticed that knee and fetlock injuries are very common in these disciplines.

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If you don't compete you might think that this information does not affect you, but the fact is that even if you don't compete the chances of your horse suffering from problems such as arthritis are pretty high.

Now once we have learned that joint problems are very common amongst horse owners it is time to share with you some advice on how to prevent joint problems from occurring.

There are a lot of ways that will help you to prevent or at least reduce the chances of your horse suffering from joint problems. First of all, you should make sure that your horse's diet is perfect and that you are not overfeeding it.

You should also perform flexion tests and see whether they cause any pain to your horse or not. If you aren't sure about something it is probably a good time to call your vet.

 

Eunice Bryan

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