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

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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Regenerative Therapies for Sport Horse Injuries

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.

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Rehabilitating Muscle

What would be the best avenue to take to prevent too much scar tissue from forming and limiting muscle use?

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AAEP Table Topic: Sport Horse Practice

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 about

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New Diagnostics Help Decipher Navicular Pain

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.

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