November 3, 2012 - The Conservative Approach

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by Maureen Blaney Flietner

Time required with tendon and ligament injuries

Despite the numerous treatments available, time and R&R remain essential for helping a horse recover from tendon or ligament injury. That can be good or bad news, depending on an owner’s expectations for the horse’s performance.

Both tendons and ligaments are soft tissues. They sustain injury via similar forces, respond to damage in a similar fashion, and heal at almost the same rates. That typically amounts to eight months.

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