Bone Spavin
Equine Veterinary

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Bone Spavin
Degeneration of the hock joint caused by arthritis, it is also known as osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease.

Osteoarthritis cannot be cured only managed in such a way as to reduce the pain that the horse will feel. Some treatments may be successful leaving your horse pain free for anything up to 3 to 6 months, with ongoing treatment necessary and no guarantee of permanent soundness.

Symptoms Of Bone Spavin


Bone Spavin Treatment
Treatment can include: