Limping Horse Treatment
What do you need to know about the treatment for a lame horse?
Lameness is not uncommon in horses, and most horses will experience it at some point in their lives. This can range from a slight limp to a complete refusal to put any weight on the limbs and may or may not be accompanied by pain. Although lameness is more common in horses, it can also be serious and should be evaluated by a professional veterinarian. Lameness in horses is an abnormal gait or posture due to a malfunction of the locomotion system, and there can be many causes, so we have many limping horse treatments options. The examining veterinarian will also perform a leg disability exam to assess the animal's gait movements.
What are the symptoms of lameness in the horse?
Most signs of a horse being lame can be seen even to the untrained eye. However, other indicators may not be as obvious. It depends on the cause of the disability and its severity.
Inability to put weight on limbs
Unable to stand