Guidelines for Icing Horse's Legs

Updated September 26, 2023

In this video, Dr. Lydia Gray talks about guidelines for icing horse's legs, including when and how to provide this form of therapy. She explains why some owners and riders choose to ice their horse's legs and why you see more icing of front legs than hind legs.

Learn more by reading this article about cold therapy for relieving your horse's aches and pains.

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