Navicular disease


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(Far.) a disease affecting the navicular bone, or the adjacent parts, in a horse's foot.

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McClure is studying the effectiveness of Equitripsy in healing equine musculoskeletal problems such as long bone fractures, osteo-degenerative conditions, sesamoid fractures, navicular disease and tendinitis.
Then there is his remedy for navicular disease, a circulatory problem in horses' feet that is a common cause of lameness.
If a veterinarian has diagnosed your horse as having navicular disease, then it is very desirable to instantly raise the angle, but if the angle is low from improper trimming or lack of trimming, then the problem can be corrected in two or three trims; without the added expense of handmade shoes.