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Broken jaws: surgery

Falls, kicks and collisions can lead to broken jaws — fractures can even be self-inflicted. But this part of the horse’s body is remarkably adept at healing

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Dealing with bone chips

Sequestra, or small chips of dead bone, are relatively common complication after a horse sustains an injury, as Horse & Hound explains

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Coping with fractures

A horse with a broken bone is a terrifying thought for any owner, and although in some cases a repair may be possible, it is not a straightforward process