An equine sports medicine specialist shares how footing can impact soundness and offers footing selection advice.Read More
Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP
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.
Articles by Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP
Posted by Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP | Dec 24, 2019 | Conformation Problems, Donkeys, Hoof Care, Hoof Problems, Horse Care, Lower Limb, Media, Mules, Navicular Problems, Other Equids, Podcasts
The owner of a navicular mule asks about possible cures, and Dr. Duncan Peters offers management options.Read More
Posted by Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP | Dec 27, 2017 | Basic Care, Conformation Problems, Hoof Care, Hoof Problems, Horse Care, Lower Limb, Media, Medications, Navicular Problems, Podcasts
Drs. Torri Maxwell and Duncan Peters offer insight into the role pharmaceuticals can play in managing navicular pain.Read More
Posted by Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP | Dec 20, 2017 | Conformation Problems, Diagnosing Hoof Lameness, Diagnosing Lameness, Hoof Care, Hoof Problems, Horse Care, Lameness, Lower Limb, Media, Navicular Problems, Podcasts
Dr. Duncan Peters talks about lameness and behaviors that could indicate a horse is experiencing navicular issues.Read More
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.Read More
Dr. Duncan Peters of the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute discusses regenerative therapies (such as stem cell therapy and platelet-rich plasma) for healing injuries common to sport horses.Read More
A diverse group of practitioners discussed a variety of subjects related to treating and managing jumpers during the Sport Horse Practice (Jumpers) Table Topic, which was held at the 2008 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Dec. 6-10 in San Diego, Calif. Approximately 125 participants attended this program.
An important aspect of the discussion was aboutRead More
Posted by Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP | Aug 9, 2006 | Article, Diagnosing Hoof Lameness, Diagnostics and Technology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Navicular Problems, Radiography (X rays), Vet and Professional
Horses that had intermittent lameness; pointing a foot; soreness to hoof testers over the frog; shifting leg lameness; contracted, upright feet; and stabbing toes, shortened stride movement were candidates for Navicular Disease.Read More