Horse & Rider

A New Solution


Biphosphon­ates are a relatively newer treatment option for horses suspected to have navicular syndrome, or degenerati­on in the bone. Osphos works by stunting the bone regenerati­on process, specifical­ly slowing the action of osteoclast­s, or cells that break down bone, and is given as an intramuscu­lar injection. If degenerati­on is the issue, medication­s can slow the process, but it won’t reverse it. Your horse will remain rideable as long as the condition hasn’t progressed to the point pain is unmanageab­le.

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