Category Archives: horse lameness

Adequan shot and Black 3

This last week, I noticed that Dante was less inclined to move, especially at trot. Saturday gave him his Adequan maintenance injection, and when I came out Sunday, he trotted in from the field.┬áDo not think this is a coincidence. … Continue reading

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Dante’s vet visit: x-rays

X-rays today on the stifles and hocks for Dante. Some pretty good news considering. First the hocks, they look really good. Some aging but overall an A+. This rather surprised me because considering his age 16+ I would have expected … Continue reading

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Dante Adequan shot series

He finished his last shot today, so I’m thinking a 45 day schedule and see how it goes. He is definitely feeling better and using his right hind leg more but isn’t quite there yet. The vet comes out Friday … Continue reading

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Rehab schedule, day by day

Upcoming Rehab schedule, blue has been done. Friday 3.17 Vet Visit ultrasound examination showed no more fluid buildup on right stifle. #1 shot Adequan (of 7 shot sequence over 28 days) Sunday 3.19 was not able to lift front legs … Continue reading

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Two week vet followup for Dante

The vet returned today for a followup. She did another flexion test and thought he had improved about 50% on his stifle injury and had more reach with his hind legs. She also did a new ultrasound and was (pleasantly) … Continue reading

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Off of stall rest

He’s back to having pasture access. I’ll give him a light workout on Friday and see if there is any change. At this time, he looks the same to me – still short and tight in the back legs. I … Continue reading

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