A horse appears healthy and sidepasses well to the right, but not to the left. Could he be in pain? A sports medicine practitioner shares his thoughts.Read More
Richard Markell, DVM
Richard Markell, DVM, of Encinitas, Calif., has been the official vet at four World Cup show jumping and dressage finals, treating vet at two Olympic Games trials, and has a client list of many celebrity and Olympic horses worldwide. His practice, Ranch and Coast Equine, is limited to sport horses. He and his wife, Kristin, have a son, Henry, and the Markell menagerie includes two horses, a Miniature Donkey, two dogs, a guinea pig, and a gecko.
Articles by Richard Markell, DVM
New imaging technologies, such as MRI, CT, digital ultrasound, and nuclear scintigraphy, have helped us understand anatomy better and improved our ability to visualize joint injury. As a result, we’re now able to utilize nonsurgical joint therapies.Read More