Dr. Scott Fleming discusses how improper palmar angles can cause problems for horses.Read More
Scott Fleming, DVM, CF
Scott Fleming, DVM, CF, originally from Northeast Texas, grew up riding Western performance Quarter Horses and working with cattle. Upon graduating from high school, Fleming attended farrier school and maintained a Quarter-Horse-centric farrier business in Northeast and Central Texas. He also served in the Marine Corps Infantry for four years. Fleming received his DVM from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences in 2013, completed an internship at Rood & Riddle in 2013-14, and remained at the hospital as a fellow. Currently, he is an associate veterinarian at Rood & Riddle. He also has a special interest in participating in Equitarian Initiative trips to Central America to help working equids in the region. Outside the clinic, Fleming enjoys spending time on the farm with his wife, Tina, and their two children, Callie and Case.
Articles by Scott Fleming, DVM, CF
Find out what causes white line disease and how you can treat and manage it from equine podiatrist Dr. Scott Fleming.Read More
Posted by Scott Fleming, DVM, CF | Mar 27, 2019 | Anatomy & Physiology, Commentary, Hoof Anatomy & Physiology, Hoof Balance, Hoof Care, Hoof Care & Balance, Hoof Cracks, Hoof Problems, Horse Care, Performance Horse Health Commentary Series, Sports Medicine
Why does a horse’s hooves grow faster than his stablemates’ who are on the same diet and exercise schedule? A veterinarian who’s also a farrier shares his thoughts.Read More