Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS

Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, is a veterinarian with Anoka Equine Veterinary Services in Elk River, Minn. He was inducted into the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame in 2004.

Articles by Tracy Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS

Equine Canker

Canker is an unusual condition of the horse's foot that affects the frog, bars, and sole. Read More

Navicular Disease: Research Needed to Better Understand

More complex than once thought, navicular disease involves multiple structures of the hoof and lower leg. Read More

New Focus on the Foot

No foot, no horse; these words are as true today as they were two hundred years ago. But during that time, the horse has gone from being a "beast of burden" as the major means of transportation to a leisure animal--one that we ride for pleasure Read More

Canker: What Is It?

Q: My veterinarian mentioned that she was treating a horse on a nearby farm for canker. What is it? Where does it come from? And how do you treat it? Is it different from thrush?


A: To the best of our Read More

The Use of Thermography in Lameness Evaluation

Lameness diagnosis can be very frustrating when the source of pain is located in the upper leg and is not associated with a synovial structure, or the lameness is too subtle to utilize diagnostic analgesic injections, or the patient is not Read More