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Explaining the steps that lead to Tendon Injuries

The tendons and suspensory ligaments often operate near their maximum stretch and load capacity in performance horses. If not cared for properly, then they can begin to lose strength and elasticity.

 

 

Tendons – Explaining the Steps which can lead to InjuryHave you had problems with your horse’s tendons? The tendons...

Posted by John Kohnke Products on Sunday, 2 August 2015

 

 

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Protecting the Tendons: More than just Bandages

Tendon strains and injuries to the ligaments of the front limbs can cause downtime from training and even long-term reduced flexibility that impacts the movement of the horse.

 

 

 

Protecting the Tendons: More than just BandagesDo you worry about your horse’s tendons and suspensory ligaments? ...

Posted by John Kohnke Products on Tuesday, 11 August 2015

 

 

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Beware of Cold Weather Colic!

Colic in cold weather is a possibility when a horse quickly eats a large amount of dry hay without taking in adequate water due to the freezing temperature of the water or reduced thirst from winter conditions.

 

 

Beware of Cold Weather Colic!A number of horse owners have experienced a case of colic recently, so we decided to post...

Posted by John Kohnke Products on Tuesday, 14 July 2015

 

 

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Stocking Up or Filling in the Legs

Soft, fluid swelling of the lower limb, most commonly in the hind limbs below the hock, can be a recurring problem in inactive horses.

 

 

Stocking Up or Filling in the LegsSoft, fluid swelling of the lower limb, most commonly in the hind limbs below the...

Posted by John Kohnke Products on Wednesday, 17 June 2015

 

 

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Warm-Up for Suppleness

It is important to ‘supple-up’ your horse prior to dressage training in an arena. Studies have shown that leg stretching exercises performed when a horse is cold before exercising to warm it up, do very little in terms of preparing muscles for loading as these exercises are passive, non-loaded movements.

 

 

Warm-Up for SupplenessIt is important to ‘supple-up’ your horse prior to dressage training in an arena. Studies have...

Posted by John Kohnke Products on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

 

 

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Did You Know?? Washing Skin Cuts and Wounds

Most horse owners know and often experience horses that are prone to injury. Applying quick first aid and effective ongoing wound care can make a big difference to your horse’s recovery rate.

 

 

Did You Know?? Washing Skin Cuts and WoundsMost horse owners know and often experience horses that are prone to...

Posted by John Kohnke Products on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

 

 

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