Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.
Buttress Foot, Pyramidal Disease, Phalangeal Exostoses
|Slowing the progression of the disease by reducing or controlling the contributing factors to its development||Achieved through correction of unbalanced foot conformation through corrective shoeing methods, performed by an experienced farrier. Farriers will need to balance the horse's feet and provide complete support to the heel.|
|Anti-inflammatories||bute, firocoxib (Previcox or Equioxx)|
|Legend||hyaluronic acid injected intravenously|
|Adequan||polysulfated glycosaminoglycan injected via IM|
|Oral joint supplements||chondroitin sulfate, glucosamine, hyaluronic acid, MSM|
|Surgery.||May be an option for the treatment of high ringbone in certain horses. Between 65-85% of horses treated return to full athletic function.|