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Rehabilitating Equine Tendon Injuries

Equine veterinarian Roland Thaler delivers an overview of the process for diagnosing and overcoming this issue
The tendons of the lower leg are one of the most crucial parts of the equine anatomy. Responsible for the elastic recall crucial for locomotion, healthy tendons are mandatory for a sound horse.
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Vets List Laminitis As Top Research Priority

Laminitis was the top vote getter in a recent survey regarding research needs among members of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. The goal of this study is to provide data that can assist the equine community in directing its financial support to a wide realm of equine research projects.
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This landmark study examined correlations between hoof shape and laminar morphology. The hypothesis was that hoof shape would be related to the shape and orientation of the lamina at the cellular level and that this relationship would vary between breeds.


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Force plate measurements are commonly used to evaluate lameness in saddle horses. This experimental study was designed to determine if breed differences influence ground reaction forces measured in sound and lame warmbloods and Quarter Horses.


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Superficial digital flexor (SDF) tendinitis is common in performance horses and is associated with prolonged loss of training time as well as early retirement from competition.
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