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hello. may i know the best remedy for horses suffering from tendinitis?s

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Dear Rohit:
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendon or the the tendon sheath. The remedy depends on what has caused the tendon to become inflamed in the first place.Tendons connect muscles to bone- unlike ligaments which connect bone to bone or bone to cartilage.
Tendonitis is usually caused by repeated strain- so the most obvious treatment is rest- sometimes stall rest, limited hand walking/restricted turnout- no riding. It may also mean no return to the type of activity that caused the injury- depending on what happened. Tendon injuries can be career ending if not treated correctly- so veterinary care is a must.
Best wishes,
S. Evans

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Shelley Evans

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I would be happy to respond to enquiries in the following disciplines: dressage, working western, hunter, halter (open and IAHA), hack and pleasure. I can also offer assistance with schooling and equitation issues.

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Twenty years Class A show circuit including multiple championships.

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CEF, IAHA, BCHC, IALHA

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Inside International

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BA, MEd, Teaching Certificate (PDP), CEF Western Level I Coach, provincialy approved Hack, Equitation and Western Judge.

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