First Aid for Limb Fractures in Horses

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When a horse's leg is fractured, the primary treatment goal is to stabilize the fracture site so the broken bone ends don't further separate and do more damage. The outcomes of these cases often have a great deal to do with how well the broken leg was stabilized in the field before a surgeon ever saw the horse. At the 2007 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 1-5

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