Locomotor system

  • Arthritis

    Known as a very common condition in horses, osteoarthritis, most commonly called arthrosis, refers to an articular cartilage damage, to an osseous remodeling and to a peri-articular soft tissue modification.

  • Laminitis

    Laminitis is the inflammation and congestion of the foot. It is an extremely painful process that constitutes a medical emergency because of the risks of aggravation and complications that can lead to death. Laminitis is always secondary to another disease and it is therefore necessary to know the situations at risk to prevent its appearance.
     

  • Navicular Syndrome/disease

    Navicular disease or syndrome is a pathology feared by horse owners and riders. A cause of lameness in horses, it often leads to an early retirement. No single cause of navicular disease has been identified to date.

  • Sprain

    Modern day horse sports have great osseous, muscular, tendinous and ligamentous demands. Work intensity generates stress on these structures.