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Treating Equine Synovial Infections

Most experienced trainers will know from bitter experience that a seemingly tiny wound can have a big impact if a horse is unlucky enough to sustain a penetrating injury right over a critical structure like a joint capsule or tendon sheath. Collectively, joints and tendon sheaths are called synovial structures,  and synovial infection is a serious, potentially career-ending and sometimes life-threatening problem.