Veterinarians Discuss Limb Deformities
Nearly 100 practitioners crammed into one room during the 2014 American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) Convention, held Dec. 6-10 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to discuss flexural and angular limb deformities with Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, and Elizabeth Santschi, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, now a professor of equine surgery at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan.

They first described approaches to managing rotational limb deformities, which primarily include inward or outward rotation of the front limbs. Bramlage explained that foals, with their narrow chests and wide

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