Health Considerations for Vaulting Horses

World Equestrian Games volunteer veterinarian Dr. Duncan Peters discusses the characteristics vaulting horses need to have, and the equine health problems that can occur in this discipline.
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World Equestrian Games volunteer veterinarian Dr. Duncan Peters discusses the characteristics vaulting horses need to have, and the equine health problems that can occur in this discipline.

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Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP, is the co-owner and founder of East-West Equine Sports Medicine and focuses his practice on locomotor pathology and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of sport horse health for optimum performance. A University of California, Davis, graduate, Peters has also served as as director of the Clinical Equine Sports Medicine Program and associate professor of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. An FEI veterinarian, he was member of the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games’ veterinary commission. Peters is an active horse owner and competes hunter-jumpers.

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