Racing performance was unaltered regardless of which technique was used to correct soft palate displacement.
Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse
Researchers say a screw fixation procedure can help sport horses return to function after a central tarsus fracture.
Photo by Courtesy Dr. Jan Kuemmerle
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- Top Lameness and Surgery Studies of 2014
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