News

More News

The Elusive Hunter`s Bump

A six-year-old event horse hasn’t been right behind for a while. He’s been looked at by vets, farriers and trainers to no avail. His hocks and stifles have been injected. No help.His impulsion is poor, although he’s more unwilling than weak. He’s stiff, sometimes hesitating midstride behind. He’ll even sometimes tense up his hindquarters.It’s not tying-up, as his blood work is normal. He’s worse after a hard work and can take days to come out of it. He doesn’t warm out of his stiffness either, like a horse with hock problems

This is subscriber-only content.

To continue reading, please log in or subscribe to Horse Journal online.

Share This Video:

Comments

Why I Decided To Stop Competing Alba

John Strassburger

A discussion about why John Strassburger decided to retire a relatively young three-day event horse from competition. read more

This Feeder Gets It Right

Lee Foley

The Natural Feeder offers a smart design to minimize hay waste. Its sizing is just about perfect for two to three horses. read more

PAST Act Needs Your Support

Grant Miller, DVM

The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act has gained widespread support in the US Congress. However, it has yet to be made into law. Learn about the PAST Act, soring in Tennessee Walking competition training barns, and what you can do to help this bill become law. read more

FREE Horse Journal Email Newsletter

Copyright 2014 by Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. an Active Interest Media company