Jumpers' forelimbs withstand tremendous impact, and their knees and upper cannon bones are prone to injury.
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The lower limb is the most common site of lameness in English-discipline sport horses, one veterinarian says.
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- Managing Equine Cystic Stifle Lesions
- Heat in a Compensating Limb
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- Diagnosing Unusual Hock Lameness
- An Alternative Approach to Palmar Digital Nerve Blocks
- Assessing Proximal Metatarsal Lameness in Sport Horses
- Poll Recap: Hind-Limb Conformation Concerns
- A Review of Fatal Fetlock Injuries in California Racehorses
Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I have an off-the-track Thoroughbred I purchased with a mild suspensory strain. His hock on the affected leg is always warm compared his other hock and knees. Could this mean he's compensating for the suspensory injury?
Dorado just had his spring checkup. Do your senior horses have regular wellness exams?