A hereditary disease–skeletal atavism–leads to disturbed skeletal development and usually requires euthanasia.
A novel treatment technique for correcting flexural deformities in foals showed promise in a recent study.
One researcher described how to evaluate horses’ feet, legs, and gaits for potential soundness or lameness.
Angular and flexural limb deformities in foals are concerns, to be sure, but they’re not necessarily kisses of death. At the recent Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium, Ric Redden, DVM, founder of the International Equine Podiatry Center in Versailles, Ky.
The monitoring committee for the Sales Integrity Program is taking action to address some consignors’ concerns about how the Thoroughbred auction industry will handle the disclosure of invasive joint surgeries and other procedures designed to
Limb conformation has bearing on the type of procedure used to alter a particular defect, including periosteal elevation, transphyseal bridging, hoof augmentation, and changes in management. Conformation also affects selection of sale and breeding
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