Understanding Wobbler Syndrome

Wobbler syndrome is associated with cervical stenotic myelopathy (CSM), a malformation of the vertebrae or a narrowing of the spinal canal that compresses the spinal cord, damaging nerves and affecting proprioception.  Clinical signs include gait abnormalities signified by a loss of balance, loss of coordination (ataxia), weakness, and in some cases, paresis or paralysis. Other […]

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Breed Profile: Paso Fino

The Smoothest riding horse in the world! This video of a Paso Fino foal was making the rounds several months ago, right around the time I had to choose a breed to profile for an assignment in my Equine Industry course. Naturally, I had to learn more. Origin: Puerto Rico Aptitudes: riding horse Population Status: common Origins of […]

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