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Hocks – Arthritis – OCD – Repair

In dealing with some of the top-level professionals in the equine industry, including universities and veterinarians, we have come to the conclusion that the hock is a highly-stressed joint that has been overlooked by many and must be treated properly. The HOCK is actually the most stressed and abused joint in the athletic horse.  This…
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Inflammation

INFLAMMATION Inflammation is the main cause of lameness in performance horses.  This is often due to repetition in the exercise program or the particular discipline they are performing in.  If you cannot remove the inflammation you cannot repair your horse. When a horse becomes injured—whether through accident or over-work—the cells begin a process that lowers…
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Sugar and Horses

Many people give their horses treats in the form of candy (mints) or other sugars. This is very harmful for performance horses [race horses, dressage, grand prix jumpers, barrel racers and all other performance horses]. Sugar is very harmful to horses (and humans) on many levels. 1. It damages the digestion system of horses (and…
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