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Research Journal: September/October 2019

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Frequency of Cutting Horse Lameness

Examination of a series of lameness cases in Texas revealed insights into why owners of 200 cutting horses sought treatment at the Texas A&M Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Two hundred cutting horses were presented for evaluation with poor performance being the more common complaint (58%) compared with lameness (42%). All of the horses were lame in at least one limb and 81/200 were lame in multiple limbs.

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Research Journal: April 2016

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IV Tildren for Navicular Syndrome The efficacy of administering the injectable bisphosphonate medication for horses (Tildren) in two different ways was evaluated for the treatment of navicular syndrome. Twelve horses diagnosed with bilateral navicular syndrome were randomly assigned to receive Tildren either systemically by intravenous injection or by using regional limb perfusion, where the drug is “back-flushed” directly into the blood vessels of the lower limb so that it is delivered to the lower limb and hoof in a more direct, concentrated manner.
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Connecting The Dots

Attendees at the American Association of Equine Practitioners meeting learned the importance of developing a systematic approach to better understand conformational correctness, undesirable defects and flaws
When attempting to correct deformities and potential soundness risks, always consider what is best for the horse.
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