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John Wilkinson
Inside the Joint: Collagen Synthesis

Inside the Joint: Collagen Synthesis

There’s a lot of potential for biomarkers to tell us in greater detail what is going on in the joint and the body, sometimes more so than an x-ray or ultrasound.

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John Wilkinson
Inside the Joint: Cartilage

Inside the Joint: Cartilage

Years of research indicates joint-related problems are the main reason for performance loss in horses. It is estimated that 60% of equine lameness is caused by degenerative joint disease, which includes osteoarthritis (OA)--the imbalance between cartilage synthesis and degradation.

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John Wilkinson
Nutrition for the Off-Track Thoroughbred

Nutrition for the Off-Track Thoroughbred

Off-Track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) are exceptional, and affordable, athletes. But transitioning an OTTB into a new career presents unique challenges, starting with nutrition. 

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Take Out: Feeding Horses for Healthy Travel

Take Out: Feeding Horses for Healthy Travel

Horses can be resilient creatures, but they are hardly designed for life on the highway. For competitive equestrians, there’s no avoiding travel, nor the stress it places on the horse. Good nutrition and planning will go a long way to keeping your horse healthy and happy during travel.  

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