Many horses can cause trauma on themselves. Usually, they’re wounds or cuts on the legs—but sometimes, they’re on the horse’s head.
Two fillies with facial fractures went on to high-performance careers after undergoing successful surgeries to repair their sinuses. Veterinarians based the technique on one used to repair human skull fractures.
Sesamoid injuries in horses can be difficult to repair and even catastrophic; here’s what can go wrong and how to prevent it from happening.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine have linked bone loss to proximal sesamoid bone fractures in California racehorses.
Dr. Dean Richardson presented the Milne State of the Art Lecture at the 2019 American Association of Equine Practitioners’ Convention to offer insight into treating bone breaks and fractures in horses.
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