Blind spavin is a disease that originates in the hock and causes the typical signs
of lameness as bone spavin but shows no changes on the X-rays... more
Laminitis (inflammation of the sensitive laminae) is a life threatening disease which
can develop very rapidly. Any delay in treatment could prove fatal for... more
>Degenerative Joint Disease
DJD is a progressive degeneration of the articular cartilage of a synovial joint.
It progresses over three stages: 1. synovitis 2. arthritis 3. osteoarthritis... more
Is a progressive degenerative condition that affects the navicular region with no
apparent cause. It usually affects the fore feet but can affect the hind feet...
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A benign tumour, with a keratin core, which starts at the ground bearing surface
and travels towards the coronet, between the outer hoof capsule and the distal...
Blood spavin is an enlargement of the saphenous vein crossing a bog spavin. Prognosis
for blood spavin is guarded as bog spavin is usually present... more
Is chronic distention of the tibiotarsal joint capsule of the hock, causing swelling
of the dorsomedial aspect of the hock, due to inflammation of the synovial... more
Is degeneration of the distal inter-tarsal and tarso-metatarsal joints on the medial
side. The hock joint and more specifically the distal intertarsal & occasionally...