R. Reid Hanson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS

R. Reid Hanson, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, joined the surgical faculty at Auburn University in 1992, and is currently a Professor of Equine Surgery and Lameness. He is the author of over 180 scientific articles, abstracts, presentations, and book chapters related to equine surgery, lameness and critical care. Dr. Hanson is also an award-winning speaker, speaking to international audiences about these important topics. In his free time he enjoys competitive swimming and training. More information on Dr. Hanson can be found at www.vetmed.auburn.edu/faculty.dcs-faculty/hanson.

Articles by R. Reid Hanson

Bone Spur Prognosis

Our gelding's broken hock healed with bone spurs. What is the long-term prognosis for affected horses? Read More

Cosequin Helps Navicular Horses, Study Shows

A recently published clinical study conducted at Auburn University Equine Hospital supports the use of the nutraceutical product Cosequin in navicular syndrome cases. Read More

Will Medicine Keep Your Horse Sound?

Degenerative joint disease is a common malady of the horse. It most frequently strikes the hocks, front fetlocks, and front navicular bones, and its consequences can be severe. In fact, degeneration of the joints is the most common reason for Read More