Catastrophic Injuries in Horses

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The entire horse industry is working toward the goal of eliminating catastrophic injuries. Many factors contribute to injuries, including durability of the horses, use of pharmaceutical drugs too close to racing, differences in track surfaces, and underlying musculoskeletal disease.

This free report provides the horse owner and caretaker with an overview of the cause and prevention of catastrophic injuries.

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Stacey Oke, MSc, DVM, is a practicing veterinarian and freelance medical writer and editor. She is interested in both large and small animals, as well as complementary and alternative medicine. Since 2005, she’s worked as a research consultant for nutritional supplement companies, assisted physicians and veterinarians in publishing research articles and textbooks, and written for a number of educational magazines and websites.

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