n Farmer’s Weekly - Tippy toe troubles : regulars - horse therapy

Volume 2015, Issue 15045
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



Contracted tendons can be acquired or congenital. In either case they require attention, and possibly intervention by a vet, says Kim Dyson.

'Contracted tendons' is a condition where a horse's leg stands unusually upright, normally at the fetlock or coronary band. When the condition is extreme, the horse or foal may not be able to stand comfortably. The condition can be either congenital or acquired.

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