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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis (aka Tying-Up) in Horses

Whether you call it Monday morning disease, azoturia, set fast, tying-up syndrome or exertional rhabdomyolysis, the symptoms can be quite disturbing.

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How to Set Up the Perfect Home Gym for Horseback Riders

Here’s a list of simple, economical home equipment and rider-focussed exercises to give you some bang for your out-of-the-saddle buck.

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Corpora Nigra Cysts Can Affect Your Horse’s Vision

Behavioural issues in your horse could be a sign that something is amiss with your horse’s vision, and corpora nigra cysts could be the culprit.

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Reduce Recurrent Laryngeal Hemiplegia (aka Roaring) in Horses

‘Roaring’ is a degenerative upper-airway condition in horses. Find out what causes it, how it affects performance and how to treat it.

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The Unique Relationship Between Equestrian Coaches and Riders

Considering the risks involved in equestrian sport, the unique partnership between a coach and rider is like no other coach-athlete relationship in sports.

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Accident Protocols at Equestrian Canada Horse Shows

What happens if a competitor falls or is injured at an Equestrian Canada-rated horse show? Learn more about their accident and return to play protocols.

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The Latest Views on Navicular Syndrome in Horses

Researchers continue to look for effective treatments for navicular syndrome, a common, yet complex degenerative condition in horses.

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Advances in Equine Dentistry Improve Horses’ Oral Health

Fillings, implants, and root canals for horses? Significant advances are being made in equine dentistry to improve horses’ oral health.

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The Latest News on the Use of Cannabis in Horses

As products containing cannabis begin to crop up in the horse world, owners are urged to be cautious about their use – especially those who compete.

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Increase Flexibility with Hip Stretches for Horseback Riders

Try these physiotherapist recommended stretches for horseback riders, which target the hips for increased comfort and flexibility in the saddle.

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