Used to treat joint inflammation and pain through intra-articular administration, equine experts suggest that isoflupredone acetate may actually exert beneficial effects long after it can be detected in the blood.
Horses engaged in athletic pursuits are at risk for skeletal damage. Bucked shins, bone chips, and fractures are commonplace in the world of high-performance horses, but other problems, like bone bruises, are less ordinary.
With age, the functions of cells that play vital roles during the muscle repair process are diminished and as a result, are less capable of the cross-talk required for repair.
I am looking for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant support for help with nerve regeneration. Thoughts?
Recognizing the importance of measuring equine stress, and therefore welfare, one research group sought to improve understanding of chronic stress on horses.
What can I try on an aged gelding with loose stool and weight loss?
Researchers set out to discover the role of neutrophils, a particular type of white blood cell that is among the first to arrive at an infection site.
Years ago a blood test for detecting equine tapeworms was introduced to horse owners to improve detection of tapeworms. Now, a simple test using a saliva sample can also reveal the presence of tapeworms.
Taking a bad step can cause a horse to stumble, possibly resulting in soft-tissue trauma. If that misstep involves puncturing the bottom of the foot near the heel, a life-threatening infection could ensue. Recent research suggests that immediate surgery plus aggressive use of antibiotics may be the best treatment for a solar puncture.
Horses with unrelenting allergies and atopic dermatitis can itch so severely they lose hair from intense scratching, developing crusts, skin loss, redness, and hives on any part of the body including the face, ears, belly, and legs. In fact, a horse’s ability to work and general behavior can also change due to profound discomfort.
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