Imagine making it all the way to WEG and then finding out your horse can't compete after all.
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Learn about scientific advancements that are helping veterinarians better assess lameness in horses.
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- X: You're Out
- Limitations and Advances in Lameness Assessment
- New Referral Scheme Launched to Help Combat Saddle Problems
- Understanding the Biomechanics of Lameness
- Where Did Horses' Extra Toes Go?
- Rehabilitating Horses with Back Problems
- How Do Different Saddles Impact Horses' Movement?
- Study: Ill-fitting Saddles Behind Horse, Rider Back Pain
- FEI Seeks to Improve Vaulting Horse Welfare
- Standardbred Racing Performance after OC Surgery Evaluated
Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. Our gelding's broken hock has healed with what the veterinarian calls bone spurs. He believes the spurs could be rubbing against our gelding's tendon, causing pain. What is the long-term prognosis for injuries such as these?
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