Influences on Equine Fracture Healing
Editor’s Note: This article is part of TheHorse.com’s ongoing coverage of topics presented at the British Equine Veterinary Association’s 51st annual Congress, held Sept. 12-15 in Birmingham, U.K.


Bone fractures in horses, whether catastrophic or microscopic, heal through a complex sequence of events. Owners and veterinarians who understand this process can take steps to improve a fracture’s outcome and a horse’s prognosis.

Peter Clegg, MA, VetMB, PhD, Dipl. ECVS, CertEO, MRCVS, from the University of Liverpool Veterinary Teaching Hospital, in Cheshire, U.K., reviewed these influences on fracture healing at the British Equine Veterinary Association’s 51st annual Congress, held Sep

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