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Injuries, Wound Care, and Lameness

June 2020 SmartPak SmartTip of the Month: Important Ingredients for Joint Support for Horses

The landscape for equine supplements is constantly evolving, and SmartPak is committed to staying on top of the latest trends…

2 years ago

Caller ID: Being Able to Charge for a Veterinary Visit

In this Vet Adventures column, veterinarian Courtney Diehl, DVM, has a hard time knowing how to charge for a dead-end…

2 years ago

An Equine Massage Therapist and Chiropractor Combine Forces to Heal a Mystery Lameness

Lameness brings out many emotions, including fear and frustration, particularly when its cause is a mystery and the horse doesn't…

2 years ago

New Therapy Could Combat Persistent Joint Infections in Horses

A new therapy could combat persistent joint infections in horses, potentially saving them from years of pain. Researchers at North…

2 years ago

Treating a Horse’s Broken Leg

Horses love to run, plain and simple. And, we ask them to do athletic exercises that put maximal load on…

2 years ago

My Saddle is Crippling Me: The Effects of a Poor-Fitting Saddle on the Rider’s Body

I pride myself on giving my pony the best of everything: a relaxed barn with ample turnout, regular bodywork, and…

2 years ago

Lameness Detectives: Diagnosing a Mystery Lameness in a Horse

You or someone you know has probably had a horse come up lame for a reason that’s not immediately obvious.…

2 years ago

Therapeutic Gear

Preventing injuries and managing chronic conditions are top priorities when making care decisions for your equine partner. You may have…

2 years ago

February 2020 SmartPak SmartTip of the Month: Shopping for a Horse Joint Supplement

When it comes to horse joint supplements, there are many options to choose from. While this can seem overwhelming, it…

2 years ago

Emergency Response: Dealing with Trail Riding Emergencies

Trail riding is a fun opportunity to form a lasting bond with your horse while taking in the beauty of…

2 years ago