Suspensory Ligament Injuries in Horses
by Barbara Meierhenry
Publisher: Center for Equine Health, UC, Davis
All horses are subjects to tendon and ligament injuries, regardles of breed or wether they performance horses or ridden for occasional trail ride. Of course athetic horses by their occupation are at greater risk.
These injuries can occur in the both forelimbs and hindlimbs and can be serious enough to end an athletic career or life style.
Injury to the Suspensory Ligament
Diagnosis of Tendon or Ligament Injuries
Primary Locations of Suspensory Injury
Healing of the Suspensory Ligament