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Osteoarthritis

Oseoarthritis is characterised by the erosion of articular cartilage Joint disease is prevalent in horses because their joints must handle extreme weight loads on a very small surface area. In most cases, OA begins after trauma to the joint. This trauma could be an obvious accident (e.g. a chip fracture), but in performance horses it [...]

By |2017-11-25T12:11:26+10:00August 23rd, 2015|Equine Health|0 Comments

Equine – Degenerative Joint Disease

The effects of traumatic joint disease can be devastating, often resulting in poor performance, downtime, and economic loss. A healthy synovial joint A synovial joint consists of articulating surfaces of bone covered by cartilage, contained within a fibrous joint capsule with a synovial membrane lining. The cavity within these structures contains synovial fluid. Examples of [...]

By |2017-11-25T12:11:26+10:00August 23rd, 2015|Equine Health|0 Comments