Lameness: Issues and Remedies
If you own a horse, you’ll have a lameness at some time.
This is an Introduction to investigating and understanding lameness. What is lameness? Learn to look at the abnormality of gaits and what could be causing pain and / or restriction of movement.
What are the most common causes of lameness? What are basic processes that cause this disease that can be remembered by using the acronym DAMNIT? Which is what every horse owner says when their horse comes up lame!
Equine joints, tendon and ligaments, bones and muscles. Learning where to look and how to look with educated eyes. It’s the basics that every horse owner needs. Identifying the location of the problem. Which leg? Evaluate the horse's gait. Investigating the cause: Basic Skills here.