AGRICULTURE NEWS - Equine athletes, like human athletes, put a great deal of strain on their ligaments and joints when competing, especially at a high level.
Adequate rest and systematic training and riding are a very important part of maintaining joint health.
The main precaution that should be taken by owners and trainers is never to administer intra-articular injections yourself! Only qualified equine veterinarians have the knowledge and experience to do them successfully. Moreover, prescription drugs are mostly used for these kinds of injections.