He might seem perfect--but before you call him yours, determine if a horse is sound and serviceable for the job at hand.
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Learn how computed tomography (CT), MRI, and nuclear scintigraphy can help vets diagnose issues within horses' bodies.
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Dr. Debra Taylor describes the visual exam of a healthy hoof and how feet can change in response to external factors.
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- Neurectomy for Laminitis
- The Buyer's Guide to Prepurchase Exams
- New Bolton Center to Host Imaging for Surgery Lecture
- Navicular Disease and Fracture
- New Bolton Center to Host Equine Sports Medicine Lecture
- State-of-the-Art Imaging Techniques Reviewed
- Can Exercise Help an EPM Horse?
- EAG Findings Could Help in Diagnosing Fetlock Injuries
- Optimizing Dressage Horses' Bodies for Peak Performance
- Improving a Horse's Proprioception During Rehabilitation
Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I have a lame horse, and veterinarians suspect he has laminitis and osteoarthritis in the third phalanx (coffin bone) along with several bone structure problems. Would a neurectomy help or cause further complications?
Alayne shares winter-weather pasture management tips and her own experience on getting the most out of her grass.