Articles

  • Anemia

    Red blood cells (RBC) or erythrocytes, are small cells responsible for oxygen transportation throughout the body. They take up oxygen while circulating through the lungs and deliver it to all the other organs of the body (muscles, brain, liver, intestine, etc.).

  • 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.

  • Back pain

    Poor performance, discomfort at work, strap defense, lack of hind leg involvement, shortened gait, gallop disunion, stiffness, discomfort when fitting...back pain in athletic horses often has non-specific, but nevertheless disabling, symptoms.

  • Colic

    The term colic describes the clinical signs that horses show when they have abdominal pain : they look at their flanks, sweat a lot, lie down, roll on their back or stretches out as if to urinate (which is why there is often confusion about the origin of the problem).  Some older horses and certain breeds might more stoic than others.