Page McKenney Recovering Well From Tendon Injury, Returns To Training In October

Adam Staple and Julin Stable’s multiple stakes winner Page McKenney is expected to rejoin trainer Mary Eppler next month as he continues to recover from a minor tendon injury that prematurely ended his 2016 season this spring. The 6-year-old gelding has completed his first month of rehabilitation at Nor Mar Farm in Freeland, Md., located […]

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Soft Tissue Injuries Not Career-Ending If Treated Properly

Tendon and ligament issues are some of the most common ailments racehorses and sport horses alike can incur. Dr. Casille Batten, a 2011 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, recently told Horse Illustrated that not all tendon and ligament issues are career-ending, and that many horses can make a full recovery if they have the […]

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New Research Explains Why Aging Horses Get More Tendon Injuries

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London, University of East Anglia, University College London and University of Liverpool recently collaborated in a study and found that older horses are more susceptible to tendon injuries due to the material between the tendon fiber bundles stiffening as a horse ages. The researchers used tendons from deceased senior equines […]

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