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Horse Anatomy- Suspensory ligament and Flexor tendons

Like most horse owners, I tend to obsess over my horse’s legs. I am constantly on the hunt for new lumps, bumps, cuts, swellings, thickenings, ticks, bug bites, etc. I remain in constant amazement that horses can be such athletes.  They…

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Understanding Equine Tendonitis

Tendonitis (a.k.a. “bowed tendon”) By definition, tendonitis is simply inflammation of a tendon. This is a very common injury in both sport horses and race horses. It can be acute or chronic. The horse usually shows some degree of lameness…

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Stirrups and Sorrows

Last night, I logged onto facebook, expecting to see the usual; happy faces, vacations, engagements, marriages, new babies, and birthdays plastered all over my screen. But instead, I saw so much sorrow and tragedy across the nation. I saw posts…

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Reese Hand DVM Equine Surgery Sports Medicine DACVS Novobrace

Meet Equine Sports Medicine and Lameness Specialist: Reese Hand, DVM, DACVS

 “Optimizing patient outcomes are always the goal.” according to Dr. Hand. Board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Dr. Hand is currently an owning partner with Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery in Weatherford, Texas.  A well-respected equine surgeon, Dr….

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Meet Novobrace Field Service Veterinarian Dr. Maggie Nolin.

I am an equine veterinarian who spent the last year working in a small practice just outside of Charlottesville, VA. Recently, I moved to KY and began working for Equinext LLC a Lexington start-up company with an amazing product called Novobrace, which helps…

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