Reply To: Stifle problems

Leukrider Leukrider
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I’m new to the forum, so ‘scuze the double posts…My Morgan/Friesian cross has what the vet describes as “mechanical issues”, aka he is built wonky with a wide pelvis, cow hocks, and a narrow base. His stifles are loose. He had marginally successful Medial Patellar Ligament Splitting procedure done last year; this has improved the locking, but not the “falling out” – where his stifles literally slip out of place momentarily. Anybody have this experience, and can share stories of improvement? Estrone injections made it worse, not much improvement with joint supplements, and I know that his weight and lack of fitness are issues. Groundwork with circles is when the slipping is most noticeable so we avoid those.

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