Managing DJD in Horses: Vet Panel Provides Insights to Help Your Practice

Article by Kimberly S. Brown:

When veterinarians or horse owners are surveyed about the problems they see in today’s horses, lameness usually ranks in the top two concerns (generally with colic).

In order to better understand degenerative joint disease (DJD)—a major cause of lameness in horses—American Regent Animal Health (makers of Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) brought together a group of equine practitioners ranging from a new graduate in equine practice to leading imaging and lameness practitioners to researchers and surgeons. The company asked EquiManagement to moderate a half-day discussion on the diagnosis and treatment of DJD. We have gleaned the following tidbits and advice from these practitioners to share with you.

To read the full article from EquiManagement, click here.



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