It is important when considering any aspect of your horse’s health to understand how and why various techniques are used and their safety and perceived effectiveness. Studies that investigate spinal-related issues in horses is constantly expanding.  Some of that research will be highlighted here through either online learning opportunities, provided resources for self-study, newsletter updates, or discussion group sessions.

Focus of the Research

The information and research Spinal anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology presented on this site is advocated by Dr. Kevin Haussler and will primarily focus on:

  • Spinal anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology
  • Diagnosis and objective measures of spinal function and pain
  • Sports medicine issues and rehabilitation of spinal-related disorders